There can be much to navigate in the transition from active to civilian duty. Earning a degree aligned with your professional and personal goals is a great place to start. Wherever you are on your transition to civilian life, we want to play an active role in helping you make it smooth and successful, filled with meaning and excitement for the future.
You will have access to a personal career coach who can help you:
Figure out what jobs will help you live out your unique calling
Plan your job search
Build an eye-catching resume
Connect you with networking opportunities
PLNU's Military Programs and Services also advises the student veterans club, and provides workshops and networking events for military and veteran students.
Feel free to reach out before you make your final decision to pursue your degree. We recognize there are many competing priorities in your life. Your family and your work are non-negotiables, so opting to pursue your degree becomes a big decision. Let us help you build your college experience to best meet your goals.
Veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or depression are at an increased risk for homelessness. Todd Vance, PLNU social work alumnus and Iraq War veteran, has come up with his own method of fighting PTSD. Vance, who is experienced in Muay Thai kickboxing, teaches a mixed martial arts (MMA) class that meets on Saturday mornings at a gym in the North Park area of San Diego. Read more