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Motlow State focused on veterans and active military families

Motlow College reminds Moore County veterans and active duty military that they offer tuition free options to develop a career after the military. (File Photo)

EDUCATION — For many vets and active military, the what’s next question looms as they return home to normal routines and familiar places. On Veterans’ Day, Motlow State reminds local military families that they are here to help transition by offering opportunities to earn certificates and associate degrees with full veteran benefits.

High-wage, high-demand fields like Entrepreneurship, Robotics, Supply Chain Management, and Cyber Defense are extremely popular with veterans and the military. Each is designed to place graduates into the workforce after two years of instruction. Certificate programs such as Emergency Medical Technician, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic, and Early Childhood Education can be earned in less time than a traditional college degree and prepare graduates for the workforce.

Tennessee Reconnect is very popular, providing tuition-free college for adults 25 and older without college degrees. Motlow’s Office of Veterans and Military Affairs assists veterans, active military, and eligible disabled veterans and their dependents in requesting educational assistance from the Department of Veterans Affairs. For more information, contact Motlow’s Office of Veterans and Military Affairs at 931-393-1529 or email veteranservices@mscc.edu. •

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