WA Career and VIE25 Pathways

Wa Career Paths


A Career Pathway lays out the education and training required that may lead to an expected employment outcome for each level of achievement in a certain industry or occupation.


The roadmap is a graphic display with links to resources and information to help you find the program of study that fits your interests, skills, and values and meets your financial needs and goals, and provides the best job prospects and future career advancement opportunities possible.

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The VIE-25 program — which stands for Veterans Industry Education — connects service members with career credentials (training, certificates, certifications, licenses) during their last six months of military service so they qualify for in-demand jobs right away. The program is a unique collaboration between the community and technical college system, state agencies and the Installation Commands of JBLM and Naval Base Kitsap.


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Veterans Industry Education and Professional/Technical Roadmaps Print
VIE 25 - Top Industry Pathways PDF
VIE 25 - Accounting Technology PDF
VIE 25 - Business Management PDF
VIE 25 - Composites Manufacturing PDF
VIE 25 - Computer Information Systems PDF
VIE 25 - Digital Communications PDF
VIE 25 - Manufacturing Technology PDF
VIE 25 - Medical Assisting PDF
VIE 25 - Nursing PDF
VIE 25 - Organizational Leadership PDF
VIE 25 - Technical Design PDF


For any questions or comments, please contact us at careerpathways@olympic.edu



BFET: Help with Basic Food Assistance and/or Child Care Subsidy while completing a Professional Technical program of study with the goal of future employment.

Military Education: Military advisor is ready to assist you with your individualized educational plan.

Military Education and Veteran Services: Your one-stop shop to accessing your VA Education, Military Tuition Assistance, MyCAA benefits, and additional support services at Olympic College.

Tuition Assistance (Navy)

Workforce Development and Basic Studies: Your umbrella for a number of different services for diverse populations: Worker Retraining, WorkFirst, Tech Prep Dual Credit for high school students, Adult Education and GED Preparation, English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), the Career Service Center, and Cooperative Education.

Opportunity Grant: Eligible students may receive funds to cover tuition, mandatory fees, and books up to 45 credits.

WorkFirst Program: This program may provide members who have recently transtioned to civilian life with financial assistance to WorkFirst participants attending Olympic College while receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits and have been referred for education and training by Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) or other WorkFirst partner agency. Assistance may be available for any of the Professional-Technical Programs (certificates and degrees) offered at Olympic College.

Worker Retraining: Separated from the U.S. armed service in the last 48 months or active duty with an official separation notice and upcoming discharge date. This program may be able to provide tuition assistance and more to eligible students.  If you're looking for new or upgraded skills or a whole new career, we're looking for you.