Even if you are not pursuing a degree in GoArmyEd, you will need to complete VIA if you wish to receive Tuition Assistance (TA) for an Army medical program (e.g., U.S. Army Medical Department (AMEDD), Interservice Physician Assistant Program (IPAP)) prerequisite course. To begin using VIA, select the “Request TA Access” Smart Link. After completing the interests, preferences, and Career goal sections, complete the following steps:
STEP 1: When prompted to select a Degree Goal, select the “Search for other Degree Programs not listed” button.
STEP 2: Enter"AMEDD”in the “School Keyword(s)”field. Select the “Search” button.
STEP 3: Select the “AMEDD Prerequisites”degree program from the search results.
STEP 4: When the Degree Program Details page displays, select the “Make My Selection” button.
STEP 5: Select “AMEDD PREP School ”as your home school.
STEP 6: Select the “Make My Selection” button on the School Details page.
STEP7: Review your selections and select the “Submit” button. Your selections will be sent to an Army Education Counselor who will either approve or deny your request.
Note: When your Degree and School selections in VIA have been approved you will be able to take up to six (6) semester hours (SH) of TA-funded courses immediately. To take more than six SH of medical prerequisites, you will need to complete the Course Planner. For detailed instructions on how to request Tuition Assistance (TA) for Army Medical Program pre-requisite courses, see the Related Topic: Soldier – How do I take a prerequisite course for an Army Medical Program if it is not part of my degree plan?
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- Select the link below to contact your Army Education Counselor for assistance.
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