Service Members and Veterans

We value your dedication and commitment as service members around the world and want to see you continue to excel. A CompTIA IT certification is your launch pad into the IT industry. Join thousands of other service members by getting certified and building a successful career in IT.

At CompTIA, we’re with you every step of the way. We’ll help you get the credentials you need and make sure that you’ll keep up with the pace of innovation. We’re also working with employers to help make connections between IT-certified service members and jobs.

Consider these statistics:

  • Nearly 1 million IT jobs are currently available in the U.S1.
  • More than 25,000 service members and veterans are CompTIA certified.
  • IT Professionals holding a CompTIA A+ certification earn $70,554 on average​2.

After obtaining my CompTIA A+, Network+ and Security+ certifications, I was set up with excellent employment opportunities.

Samuel Davis

U.S. Army Veteran, New Horizons Orlando Student

CompTIA certifications are ​crucial when you come out of college and seek employment with a credible company.

Robert Kosydar

Government-​Contracted ​Server ​Systems ​Administrator

Information for Service Members and Veterans  

We’ve established learn-certify-work as an easy and transparent certification process. First, you’ll gain the essential IT knowledge and skills needed by businesses. Second, our industry-recognized certification will validate your knowledge. Third, you can leverage your new credential in securing a solid IT position and drive your career forward.

Use this website to explore certifications and jobs, decide which certification is right for you, get prepared for your exam and schedule your test. You can also research resources, such as funding assistance.

Learn more

Information for Employers

IT-certified service members can provide skills that fortify your workforce in many ways. You’ll get access to trained staff that excels in problem solving, believes in dedicated teamwork and demonstrates leadership. Plus, you’ll support those who serve and defend our country’s values with their life every day. Browse the companies that have committed to hiring service members and veterans and join to become part of our registry.

Join The Registry

Do you recommend and/or mandate that the IT staff at your organization hold valid industry-recognized IT certifications?
*Check all that apply.

How many qualified IT certified veterans are you willing to prioritize for hiring?

Please check your ability to participate in the following elements of the Troops to Tech Careers Corporate Registry program:

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Employers Supporting Service Members and Veterans

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Learn more about employing veterans through U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

Information for Educators

Colleges, universities and professional training centers offer many training options to help get service members and veterans IT-certified. Consider becoming a CompTIA Authorized Partner (CAPP) and get access to certification program tools, resources and benefits.

Learn more about CAPP Academy.

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1Source: Burning Glass Technologies
2Source: Global Knowledge and Windows IT Pro 2015 IT Skills and Salary Report