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Veterans Education and Training

Veterans Affairs education benefits help veterans, service members, and their qualified family members with college tuition, finding the right school or training program, and career counseling.

Learn how to apply for and manage the education benefits you have earned.

Education Programs

Wisconsin Colleges and Universities

Credentialing Opportunities

Each branch of the military has a credentialing website (Credentialing Opportunities On-Line (COOL)).

For more information check out the DOD Credentialing Opportunities On-Line (COOL) website.

Heroes for Healthcare: Heroes for Healthcare is dedicated to serving as a valuable resource for healthcare veterans and military personnel during their transition to civilian life, facilitating opportunities for gainful employment in the healthcare sector. By collaborating with nine education partners across Wisconsin and Yellow Ribbon schools, Heroes for Healthcare extends assistance to all veterans seeking healthcare credentials, covering gaps not addressed by the GI Bill or those facing financial constraints. Heroes for Healthcare collaborates with 14 healthcare institutions across the state, including UW-Health, Froedtert Health, and Advocate Aurora Medical Group.

WisConnect: Veterans who are college students can find internships on WisConnect, a free online resource that matches college students with internships by location, college major and key skills. Sign in to develop a profile and search for internships.