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Military spouses can meet career goals with access to thousands of online, flexible courses on Udemy, the world’s largest education site

Sign up now for your free Udemy membership so you can take full advantage of free professional development and learning before the program ends June 29, 2022. Photo credit: Military OneSource

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Keeping skills fresh and learning new ones is a competitive advantage in today's job market. But the cost of professional development can be a barrier for military spouses. The Department of Defense's Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) program has made it easier for spouses to reach their career goals with free access to more than 5,000 high-quality courses through Udemy.

Udemy is a self-paced online learning platform offering courses taught by leading experts. Topics range from human resources and marketing to leadership, information technology and entrepreneurship.

Contact the SECO career center to start your free membership with Udemy. Call 800-342-9647, start a live chat or text "MilLife SECO" to 468311 and a SECO career coach will contact you. The program is available through June 29, 2022. 


With Udemy, you will have access to:

  • On-demand, flexible online courses to enhance current skills, learn new ones and stay up to date on industry trends.
  • Pathways to certifications in areas including cloud computing, information security, project management, accounting and more. 
  • Ongoing support from a SECO career coach as you pursue your education and career goals.


Contact the SECO career center to start your Udemy membership.

  • Call 800-342-9647.
  • Text "MilLife SECO" to 468311 and a SECO career coach will contact you.
  • Start a live chat to connect with a career coach.

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