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Asher College Welcomes Veterans!

Bring Your VA Benefits to Asher College for Career Training

If you have served in the military, Thank You! At Asher College, we appreciate your service to our country. Asher College is proud to have many students who have served in the military, and we offer many benefits and advantages to veterans who come here to pursue higher education and career training opportunities. If you have worked hard in your military career, there is no better way to build on your experience than to find a career that makes you happy and keeps you motivated. At Asher, there are many ways you can use your VA benefits. If you are unsure of your benefits and how to use them, read on to learn more or contact us today! 

What Types of College Military Benefits Are Available to Me?

If you are wondering which types of benefits are available to you, the federal government offers various types of bills in support of active military and veterans. The GI Bill Comparison Tool is a helpful way to determine which educational programs you qualify for, and allows you to compare benefits by school. Qualifications and conditions for military benefits vary, but you don’t need to figure any of this out alone. At Asher, we have dedicated specialists to assist you; contact us at any time for help in identifying and applying to use your VA benefits. 

Why Should I Use My Military Benefits for School?

Using your military benefits to pursue an education or career training is a great way to start a rewarding career. There are several other advantages that come with using your GI Bill® money as well.

  • GI Bill money is non-taxable. 
  • The GI Bill provides substantial benefits, usually enough to cover all of your educational expenses and sometimes even living expenses. This will allow you to go to school full time, so you can focus on your studies, do well, and graduate quickly.
  • The GI Bill education benefits work for a variety of program types, from traditional universities to technical vocational schools. This flexibility will allow you to freely choose your own path for a new career. 

How Do I Apply for Military Benefits for School?

If you are ready to use your military benefits to start building a rewarding new career, the first step is to apply to the Department of Veterans Affairs and fill out a simple form. From there, you will receive confirmation of your benefits and be able to start using your benefits right away! If you are ready to apply, you can apply online HERE. You can also visit your nearest VA regional office to apply in person, or call 1-888-GI BILL-1 (888-442-4551) to have an application mailed to you.

Once your application has been processed, you can begin using your military benefits to start a great program at Asher College. At Asher, you can choose between our comprehensive Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree programs and shorter, focused Certificate programs. Asher offers programs for careers in information technology, administrative health services, pharmacy technology, and business administration. Our programs include: Business Administration, Office Accounting, Office Administration, Computer and Network Technician, Network Support Specialist, Pharmacy Technician, Medical Billing and Coding, and more.

So, Are You Ready to Use Your Military Benefits to Start Building a Rewarding New Career?

You’ve worked hard in your military career, and you deserve a civilian career that fulfills you. If you are ready to apply yourself, your knowledge, and your experience towards training for a great new career, come see what Asher has to offer you! We specialize in training students just like you for hands-on, technical careers that are in high demand in your own community. Visit https://asher.edu for complete information about career-training opportunities at Asher. You can make your goals a reality; get started with Asher today!

Resources for Veteran Students:

https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill 

Provides comprehensive information about the education benefits offered by the VA. 

https://www.va.gov/gi-bill-comparison-tool

Transitioning to civilian life takes preparation, research, planning, and the right tools, the GI Bill Comparison Tool can help you make the right decisions on where to use your hard earned benefits. Using this tool, veterans can learn about which educational programs are available to them, and can compare benefits by school. 

https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/post911_gibill.asp

Provides information about the post-911 GI Bill, which has a few specific components that are unavailable in other GI Bill programs.

https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/yellow_ribbon.asp

Provides information about the Yellow Ribbon program, and allows users to search for participating schools by State. 

https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/montgomery_bill.asp

Provides information about the Montgomery GI Bill.