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Veterans and Military

Take charge of your career by pursuing a professional certificate to help you meet your goals. Veterans, National Guard, active duty military and dependents—take advantage of your educational benefits by pursuing a career-oriented certificate in Professional Development, Health Professions, Computers and Technology, or Digital Arts.

Certificate Programs Approved for Educational Benefits

UNM Continuing Education is approved for all VA and military educational benefits. Our Business and Technology program offers over 60 non-degree certificate and certification programs focusing on workforce and professional development. Approved certificate programs and classes vary by VA Chapter and military requirements, with many directly related to entry-level employment. Contact the program supervisor for information on programs that are currently approved by the VA.


Educational Benefits for Veterans

See the UNM Veterans Resource Center for more information on your chapter for VA Educational benefits.

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill – Chapter 33
  • Montgomery GI Bill – Active Duty – Chapter 30
  • Montgomery GI Bill – Active Duty – Chapter 1606
  • Montgomery GI Bill – Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP) – Chapter 1607
  • Vocational Rehabilitation (VR&E) – Chapter 31
  • Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance (DEA) – Chapter 35
  • Transferring Post 9/11 Chapter 33 Benefits to your Dependents

If you are a veteran and you're not sure whether you qualify for VA educational benefits, call the toll free number, 1-888-GIBILL1 (1-888-442-4551) or go to the VA website listed below for information.


Eligible Assistance Programs


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