Army COOL Program

The Army COOL (Credentialing Opportunities On-Line) program helps Army service members get the tools they need to obtain a certification, like one of HRCI's 8 certification offerings.

Learn More About Army COOL

The Army COOL website contains all of the information an Army service member needs to navigate the program - from how to use their website, how to request funding, and more about professional development.*


The Army COOL program can be navigated in 4 steps:

Step 1
Find and Select Credentials
Step 2
Complete a CA Request
Step 3
Complete Training or Exam
Step 4
Report Your Results

*For instructions on how to submit your application through the Army Credentialing Assistance Program (ACAPO) check out the link below for step by step instructions.

In addition, you will need to:

  • Create an HRCI account with your .mil email address;
  • During the check-out process select your HRCI exam and any preparation products;
  • Contact us to request a customized invoice from HRCI to submit for ACAPO approval.

ACAPO Step By Step Instructions

Ready to Learn More?

Explore the links below to learn more about the Army COOL program!

Army COOL Website Find an HRCI Credential