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New Courses Approved for VA Education Benefits

New Courses Approved for VA Education Benefits

We have added the following programs to our certificate programs approved for VA Education Benefits: Legal Interpreter, Personal Financial Planner, Restaurant Operations and Management, Supply Chain Management, LSAT Exam Preparation and MCAT Exam Preparation. Active duty and honorably discharged members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and National Guard may qualify for military education benefits. These benefits may provide reimbursement for certificate programs, based upon GI Bill coverage and length of service.

“Continuing education programs offer something for everyone. These programs are stepping stones to building a successful career,” Dean Barbara Calhoun said.

Legal Interpreter is a course for individuals interested in using their fluent English/Spanish skills, short-term memory and note-taking skills in a courtroom setting, assisting individuals in court cases, or working with the legal profession. The certificate program will help prepare students for the Georgia Court Interpreters Certification.

The Personal Financial Planner course provides existing and future financial professionals with the skills and training needed to deliver comprehensive and accurate personal financial planning services to their clients. Through this curriculum, students will learn to analyze and advise in all core areas of personal financial planning.

The Restaurant Operations and Management Certificate program is centered around the three essential operational components in a restaurant: the business, the customers and the employees. By combining classroom instruction and practical application the student will gain a working knowledge of what it takes to successfully operate and manage the front of the house.

The Supply Chain Management Certificate program will prepare those entering into the field or those already in the field who need to understand the effective flow of goods and services. Upon the completion, the student will have the foundation to gain introductory level experience in the supply chain industry.

Instruction for LSAT Exam Preparation will include evaluating strengths/weaknesses and the best method and the best method of studying to maximize performance on test day. Students will also have the ability to review scores and chart improvement throughout the course with the use of diagnostic tests.

The MCAT Exam Preparation course will help students develop learning and test-taking strategies as well as assess and strengthen the main concept areas covered on the MCAT exam. Topics covered include biological and biochemical foundations, chemical and physical foundations, psychological, social and biological foundations, and critical analysis and reasoning skills related to social sciences and humanities.

Visit gibill.va.gov or call 1-888-GIBILL1 to apply. Once a Certificate of Eligibility has been issued, contact Military Liaison Nora Felde at nfelde@kennesaw.edu or 470-578-6765. See the complete list of continuing education programs approved for VA Education Benefits.

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