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VETERANS' EDUCATION AND TRAINING

The Maryland Higher Education Commission serves as the official State Approving Agency (or SAA), an approving authority for the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The SAA has approved and supervises over 400 postsecondary institutions that are legally operating in Maryland, including public and private colleges, universities, community colleges, training academies, high schools and private career schools.

In order for a veteran, reservist or dependent to use their GI Bill benefits, the program must be approved by a State Approving Agency.

The Maryland State Approving Agency for Veterans Education Programs has been designated by the Maryland Higher Education Commission to approve programs in accordance with the standards and provisions of Chapters 30, 32, 33, 34, 35, and 36 of Title 38, U.S.C., and Chapters 1606 and 1607 of Title 10, U.S.C.. 

MISSION

  • To promote and safeguard quality education and training programs for all Veterans and other eligible persons.
  • To increase the awareness of every Veteran, Service Member and/or eligible dependent concerning the full range of both educational and training opportunities available in the State of Maryland.
  • To protect the GI Bill resources available for those programs.


IN STATE TUITION FOR MARYLAND'S MILITARY VETERANS (EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2013)

*** VETERANS FULL EMPLOYMENT ACT OF 2013 ***

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INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING (IHL), NON COLEGE DEGREE (NCD) & TRAINING 
  Additional Information for VA Approved Post-Secondary Institutions and Institutions seeking VA approval

                          VETERANS, SERVICE MEMBERS OR ELIGIBLE DEPENDENTS                                           Additional Resources for GI Bill recipients and/or Veteran, Active Duty & Service Members
 

 Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

FOR GENERAL INQUIRIES:  VAEDUCATIONBENEFITS@MHEC.STATE.MD.US
MHEC Switchboard Operator ( 410-767-3301 or 800-974-0203  --  Fax: 410-332-0270
 

VA Contact – General Inquiries   1-888-GIBILL-1 (888-442-4551)   Monday – Friday 7am – 7pm   

State Approving Agency Staff

Position Title

Phone

Email

Trish Gordon-McCown

State Approving Agency Director      Veterans Affairs Coordinator

410-767-3098

tmccown@mhec.state.md.us

Open

Veterans Affairs Analyst

 

 

 

     
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