Choosing an Education Path

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The following online tools and resources can help you determine the path you wish to take to achieve your education and career goals. These tools provide information to help you decide what career best suits you and interests you the most. They include specific information about careers and details about schools and programs offered.

Take the Kuder Journey Career Assessment

Kuder Journey small square with diagonal arrow extending from it is a one-of-a-kind solution designed to help you plan for the right career. Based on your specific needs, Kuder Journey provides tools to assess your interests, suggest education and career options, prepare you for the job search, and connect you to today's jobs. Upon completion, contact the Navy College Virtual Education Center (NCVEC) for a counseling appointment. Your Navy College Education Counselor will be able to discuss and evaluate your assessment results.

Department of Labor “Occupational Outlook Handbook”

The Occupational Outlook Handbook small square with diagonal arrow extending from it can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and future outlook for hundreds of occupations.

My Next Move for Veterans

My Next Move for Veterans small square with diagonal arrow extending from it is designed for U.S. veterans who are looking for jobs. The interactive tool helps veterans learn about career options. The site shows tasks, skills, salary information, job listings and more for over 900 different careers. Veterans can find careers through keyword search, by browsing industries that employ different types of workers, or by discovering civilian careers that are similar to their job in the military. Veterans can also take advantage of the O*NET Interest Profiler, a tool that offers personalized career suggestions based on a person's interests and level of work experience.

Review TA DECIDE Information

Department of Defense TA DECIDE small square with diagonal arrow extending from it is a dynamic information and comparison tool designed to aid DoD tuition assistance (TA) participants in making informed choices on schools and education programs. The TA DECIDE engine is fueled by more than ten recognized and trusted data sources from across the Departments of Defense, Education and Veterans Affairs. The goal of TA DECIDE is to provide high value, actionable information on educational costs and outcomes to compare educational institutions.