Want your military expertise recognized? Get certified.

Whether you are active-duty or have transitioned out of the military, professional certification:

  • Validates your proficiency and raises your professional credibility
  • Increases earning potential
  • Distinguishes you from your peers
  • Provides greater job mobility
  • Establishes you as a leader who demonstrates the highest standards of conduct

A credential for nearly every career

Pearson VUE, the Department of Defense and leading credentialing organizations have joined forces to offer a wide range of certifications to prove expertise in a variety of professions.

Certification exams ranging from introductory to expert level in these professions are available at on-base testing centers:

  • Academic and admissions
  • Architecture and engineering
  • Financial services
  • Government
  • Health care
  • Information technology
  • Management
  • Nonprofit
  • National, environmental& food safety
  • State licensure in insurance, real estate and teaching

Learn about mapping to credentials.

Convenient testing

Pearson VUE offers cyber and professional certification and licensure exams worldwide. U.S. Service members, dependents and contractors have access to thousands of exams delivered at more than 250 on-base test centers and thousands of Pearson VUE test centers globally.

Certification is the key link between Service members’ training and experience, and it translates military qualifications into civilian terms.

— Master Chief Petty Officer Tim Zernick, DANTES Special Enlisted Advisor