Job Training & Career Growth for Veterans


Thank you for your service! The University of Vermont is honored to accept veteran's benefits and offer scholarships to cover all or some of the cost of training and tuition for eligible programs.

Earn a certificate in:

  • The Business of Craft Beer
  • Digital Marketing Funadmentals
  • Farmer Training Program

Gain the skills and knowledge you need to transition into the civilian workforce and start a new career in as little as eight weeks.

We help former military personnel transition smoothly into new civilian careers and match them with career training, based on their unique interests and experiences.  You can get in touch with a member of the Veteran Services team by filling out the form on this page.


  • Register/enroll in your course
  • Submit a Request for Enrollment Certification in the MyUVM Portal
  • Respond to your UVM Bill with VA Benefits Information

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Business of Craft Beer Professional Certificate

Offered fully online, our courses provide participants with the essential business skills needed to be successful in today’s craft beer industry. Whether your goal is to transfer skills to work for a brewery or distributor (craft beer sales, marketing, or operations), or start your own brewery, select courses to best serve your goals.

Digital Marketing Fundamentals Professional Certificate

This online professional certificate explores the holistic value of web marketing through research and development of an actionable marketing plan. Every week of the program will be dedicated to an online marketing channel and the course culminates in a capstone. Topics include: SEO, paid search and pay per click advertising, web and marketing analytics, email marketing, social media marketing, display advertising, mobile marketing.

Farmer Training Program

This six-month, hands-on program for aspiring farmers and food-systems advocates provides experiential, skills-based education in sustainable farming. Students will get a unique and comprehensive education by running all aspects of the 10-acre Catamount Educational Farm, learning from expert farmers and educators in the classroom, and alongside successful, inspiring farmers in the Burlington area.

military friendly school

“When I saw that UVM accepted VA education benefits, it was a no brainer. I’m more of a beer enthusiast and would like to work in a brewery. Maybe I’ll make it my third career.”
~ Reese Madsen, homebrewer, U.S. Coast Guard veteran, and former U.S. Department of Defense employee