The following are unable to be certified for VA benefits:

  • Courses that are not required for completion of the student's degree, diploma, or certificate program.
  • Courses that are considered Adult Basic Literacy Education (ABLE)
  • Courses previously completed successfully.
  • Courses for which transfer credit has been granted.
  • Courses taken while not admitted to a diploma, certificate or degree program.
  • Courses not leading to an educational, professional, or vocational objective (i.e. continuing education courses).
  • Courses for which credit by examination have been received.
  • Audit courses.
  • Virtual courses (Tele-courses and Internet) that haven't meet the specific criteria (see Virtual Course Guidelines).
  • Any course not approved by the State Approving Agency.

All policies are subject to change based on institutional and federal guidelines.