WOMOS 125D Geospatial Engineering Technician

WOMOS Description

Geospatial Engineering Technicians provide the Army the necessary technical and tactical expertise to execute fundamental, Geospatial Engineering functions supporting Army units at all echelons through the generation of geospatial information, management and storage of enterprise geospatial databases for the Common Operating Picture (COP), terrain analysis and visualization, dissemination of geospatial information on both digital and hard copy, and the management of Geospatial Engineer operations. For more information on WOMOS 125D, see this Army website.

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In Demand

This certification is considered in demand. The U.S. Department of Labor sponsored CareerOneStop's analysis indicates the certification is frequently mentioned in online job postings.

Skill Level

The Skill Level reflects the level, based on MOS training and/or experience, the Soldier should be the most prepared to successfully earn the credential. See the Table Legend for details about each level.

Star

Star credentials are MOS enhancing, as designated by the Proponent. MOS enhancing credentials are directly related to an MOS or ASI, are taught either partially or completely as part of a Program of Instruction (POI), and improves the MOS technical proficiency.

Mandatory

This credential is mandatory for some Soldiers, see the Mandated Certifications tab for more information.

Proponent Funded

Indicates the credential may have funding through the MOS proponent. Some proponents offer credentialing opportunities in conjunction with military training and/or as part of MOS development beyond the training base. Click here for more information.

CA Eligible

This certification is eligible for CA under the CA Civilian Occupation Related Option.

Promo Points

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Reimbursement for exam fees has been approved for payment through the GI Bill. Click for external link to GI Bill licensing and certification information.

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Some

Credential is related to some tasks associated with the duties of the military occupation (at least one critical task but less than 80%)

Most

Credential is directly related to most of the major duties associated with the military occupation (at least 80%) and is eligible for CA under the CA MOS/ASI Related Option

Other

Credential is related to this military occupation, but is more advanced or specialized and therefore will likely require additional education, training, or experience

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Renewal Period: 3 years

The CompTIA A+ ce certification demonstrates competency as a computer support technician. The A+ ce certification is appropriate for entry-level technicians who perform tasks such as installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and basic networking. Security, safety and environmental issues, and communication and professionalism are also covered. It is recommended, although not required, that candidates have nine to twelve months of related hands-on experience as an IT professional.

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Renewal Period: Lifetime

The CTT+ certificate is a cross-industry credential providing recognition that a training professional has mastered core instructor skills. The examinations are based on a set of objectives designed to measure the core knowledge and skills that competent instructors must demonstrate to complete an instructional assignment successfully both in a classroom and a virtual classroom environment, including preparation, presentation, communication, facilitation and evaluation. While the CTT+ Program was first created for computer training and education, the certification can be applied to all industries that provide technical training, non-technical training and education. To earn the CTT+ designation, candidate must pass both a computer-based test that assesses knowledge and a Performance Based in which the candidate demonstrates prescribed skills. There are no experience or education requirements that must be met prior to taking the exam(s).

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Renewal Period: 3 years

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Renewal Period: 5 years

The Certified Mapping Scientist, GIS/LIS certification is for professionals involved in GIS/LIS systems design and/or systems application of data base management and computer programs that allow for the utilization of spatially referenced databases for solving user analysis requirements. They are responsible for the integration of data needs and the development of correspondence between the utilization of various spatial systems of often-different generic origins that are used to solve requirements. Requirements include the following: 1) three years of experience in mapping sciences or photogrammetry in a position of responsibility demonstrating professional knowledge of and competence in mapping science and mapping procedures; 2) three years of professional experience in the Geographic or Land Information Systems, during which professional knowledge and competence in those systems were demonstrated; 3) references from four persons who are holding, or who have held, responsible positions in the mapping sciences and in the Geographic or Land Information Systems area and have first-hand knowledge of the applicants professional and personal qualifications; 4) declaration of compliance with the Code of Ethics of the ASPRS; and 5) the successful completion of a written examination.

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Renewal Period: 5 years

The Certified Mapping Scientist, Remote Sensing certification is for professionals who specialize in analysis of images acquired from aircraft, satellites or ground bases, or platforms using visual or computer-assisted technology. Analysis is used by various specialized disciplines in the study of natural resources, temporal changes, and for land use planning. They develop analytical techniques and sensor systems. Candidates must have 1) three years of experience in photogrammetric and/or cartographic applications, all of which have been in a position of responsibility that demonstrated knowledge and competence in planning and application; and 2) three years of specialized experience at a professional level in remote sensing and interpretation of data from various imaging systems and/or design of remote sensing systems. Candidates must also submit references from four persons who are holding or who have held responsible positions in the mapping sciences and remote sensing and have first-hand knowledge of the applicants professional and personal qualifications, declare compliance with the Code of Ethics of the ASPRS, and successfully complete a written examination.

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Certified Photogrammetrist (ASPRS). A Certified Photogrammetrist is a professional who uses photogrammetric technology to extract measurements, make maps, and interpret data from images. The Photogrammetrist is responsible for all phases of mapping and other mensuration requirements, which include planning and supervising survey activities for control, specifying photography or other imagery requirements, managing projects for mapping or other mensuration requirements and interpretation. The ASPRS Certification Program has as its purpose the establishment and maintenance of high standards of ethical conduct and professional practice among photogrammetrists, mapping scientists, and technologists. The certification is applicable to persons associated with one or more functional areas of photogrammetry and the mapping sciences, and is open to all qualified individuals who have six years of experience in photogrammetry, three years of which were in a position of professional responsibility demonstrating professional knowledge and competence. Candidates must have references from four persons who are holding, or who have held, responsible positions in photogrammetry and have first-hand knowledge of the applicant's professional and personal qualifications. Candidates must also pass a written examination.

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Renewal Period: 3 years

Cisco Systems, Inc., Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching is for entry-level network engineers that validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size route and switched networks. The CCNA Routing and Switching certification is appropriate for Network Specialists, Network Administrators, and Network Support Engineers with a recommended 1-3 years of experience. There are no experience or education requirements that must be met prior to taking the exam(s). Candidates must pass the CCNA accelerated exam or the ICND1 and ICND2 exams to achieve this certification.

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Renewal Period: 4 years

The GIAC Information Security Professional (GISP) certification is an intermediate level credential for security professionals that want to fill the gaps in their understanding of technical information security; System, Security, and Network Administrators that want to understand the pragmatic applications of the Common Body of Knowledge; managers that want to understand information security beyond simple terminology and concepts; anyone new to information security with some background in information systems and networking. Candidates may also wish to use this certification as an independent assessment of mastery of the (ISC)2 Common Body of Knowledge. There are no pre-requisites for this certification.

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Renewal Period: 3 years

The Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) is an intermediate skill level certification for individuals involved in network and systems security administration who are responsible for developing the information security policies, standards, and procedures and managing their implementation across various hardware and software programs in their organization. The SSCP is targeted toward those working towards positions such as Network Security Engineers, Security Systems Analysts, or Security Administrators. It is also appropriate for personnel in other non-security disciplines that require an understanding of security but do not have information security as a primary part of their job description, including information systems auditors; application programmers; system, network and database administrators; business unit representatives, and systems analysts. Candidates must have at least one year of systems security-related work experience.

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Renewal Period: 3 years

The Certified Remote Sensing Technologist certification is designed for technicians who perform or supervise tasks to interpret, manipulate, extract, process and convert remotely sensed data from photographic or digital imagery and other remotely sensed data. Candidates are required to have a total of three years of experience, of which two are in a specialty category. Candidates must also submit four references from persons knowledgeable of their work experience and personal conduct, declare compliance with the Code of Ethics of the ASPRS, and successfully complete a written examination following peer review and approval.

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Renewal Period: 3 years

The CompTIA Security+ ce certification designates knowledgeable professionals in the field of IT security. Security+ ce is an introductory level certification that proves competency in system security, network infrastructure, access control, assessments and audits, cryptography and organizational security. Occupations relevant to this certification include computer security specialists, computer and information systems managers, and network and computer systems administrators. Although not a prerequisite, it is recommended that CompTIA Security+ ce candidates have at least two years of technical networking experience, with an emphasis on security. The CompTIA Network+ ce certification is also recommended.

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Renewal Period: 3 years

The Certified GIS/LIS Technologist certification is designed for technicians who integrate a variety of spatial data sets into a GIS format designed for graphic output or analysis. Candidates are required to have a total of three years of experience, of which two are in a specialty category. Candidates must also submit four references from persons knowledgeable of the applicant's work experience and personal conduct, comply with the Code of Ethics of the ASPRS, and successfully complete a written examination following peer review and approval.

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Renewal Period: 5 years

The Certified Photogrammetric Technologist certification is designed for technicians who perform or supervise technical photogrammetric tasks to extract spatial data from photographic or digital imagery and other remotely sensed data.Candidates must have a total of three years of experience, of which two are in a specialty category. Candidates must also submit four references rom persons knowledgeable of their work experience and personal conduct, declare compliance with the Code of Ethics of the ASPRS, and successfully complete a written examination following peer review and approval.

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Renewal Period: 3 years

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Renewal Period: 3 years

A Certified Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP) is a credential offered by the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI). Candidates must have a minimum of 4 years of equivalent full-time geospatial experience and meet portfolio requirements. Candidates must also pass the GISCI Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam which covers topics such as: Conceptual Foundations, Cartography and Visualization, GIS Design Aspects and Data Modeling, GIS Analytical Methods, Data Manipulation, and Geospatial Data.

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Renewal Period: Not Renewable

The Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI), ArcGIS Desktop Associate certification is a mid-level credential for individuals capable of demonstrating the ability to utilize ArcGIS when working with geospatial data and applying that knowledge to workflows. A candidate should be familiar with ArcGIS tools. As an individual gains experience utilizing ArcGIS, more advanced Desktop Professional certifications can be pursued. ESRI offers a digital badge upon successfully passing the exam.

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Renewal Period: Not Renewable

The Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI), ArcGIS Desktop Professional certification is an advanced-level credential for individuals interested in demonstrating the ability to utilize ArcGIS when working with geospatial data and applying that knowledge to workflows. A candidate should be familiar with ArcGIS tools. ESRI offers a digital badge upon successfully passing the exam.

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Renewal Period: Not Renewable

The Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI), Enterprise Geodata Managment Associate certification is a mid-level credential for individuals interested in demonstrating experience working with databases or GIS administration as it relates to ESRI's ArcGIS technology. Candidates should be familiar with ArcGIS software, geodatabases, data management, and working within an enterprise environment. Candidates must pass a written exam.

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Renewal Period: Not Renewable

The Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI), Enterprise Administration Associate certification is a mid-level credential for individuals interested in demonstrating experience operating and supporting enterprise solutions as it relates to ESRI's ArcGIS technology. Candidates should be familiar with ArcGIS software, maintaining ESRI technology and applying changes and updates, troubleshooting common ESRI technology issues, and working within an enterprise environment. Candidates must pass a written exam.

Click here to go to GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) COOL Snapshot page.

Renewal Period: 4 years

The Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) certification bridges together IT, engineering and cyber security to achieve security for industrial control systems from design through retirement. This unique vendor-neutral, practitioner focused industrial control system certification is a collaborative effort between GIAC and representatives from a global industry consortium involving organizations that design, deploy, operate and/or maintain industrial automation and control system infrastructure. GICSP will assess a base level of knowledge and understanding across a diverse set of professionals who engineer or support control systems and share responsibility for the security of these environments. GICSP will be leveraged across industries to ensure a minimum set of knowledge and capabilities that an IT, Engineer, and Security professional should know if they are in a role that could influence the cyber security of an ICS environment. GIAC does not require any specific prerequisites to take the certification exam.

Click here to go to GEOINT Professional Certification Fundamentals (GPC-F) web page.

Renewal Period: 3 years

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, GEOINT Professional Certification Fundamentals (GPC-F) is the foundation of the GEOINT Professional Certification Program (GPC). The GPC-F is an entry-level credential. The GPC-F aims to define the common set of competencies across the National Systems of Geospatial-Intelligence (NSG) and is an essential element of the overall development of GEOINT professionals. The GPC-F exam evaluates a candidate's knowledge of the fundamental concepts, principles, and practices of GEOINT practitioners, as well as their knowledge of the NSG. The development of the GPC is part of a larger USD(I) Initiative to professionalize the Defense Intelligence Enterprise Workforce. 

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Renewal Period: Not Renewable

The Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI), ArcGIS Desktop Entry certification is an entry-level credential for individuals interested in demonstrating an ability to utilize ArcGIS when working with geospatial data and applying that knowledge to workflows. A candidate should be familiar with ArcGIS tools. As an individual gains experience utilizing ArcGIS, more advanced certifications can be pursued such as Desktop Associate or Desktop Professional. ESRI offers a digital badge upon successfully passing the exam.

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Click here to go to Certified Collection Management Professional - Fundamental (CCMP-F) web page.

Renewal Period: 2 years

The Defense Intelligence Agency PMO (DIA), Certified Collection Management Professional - Fundamental (CCMP-F) is a professional level certification that assesses collection management (CM) knowledge that is common, core, and critical to CM activities across the DCME.  By earning the CCMP-F, certification holders demonstrate knowledge that supports work in joint, multiple-intelligence discipline environments across all echelons of the DCME.  This knowledge includes a common professional lexicon, or list of professional terms and concepts, and it enables collection managers to transfer their knowledge from a job at one DCME organization to any other. The CCMP-F exam is open to any individual in the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC), though most candidates come from within the DCME.  All candidates must possess an active TOP SECRET/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance at the time of the certification assessment and must be in ‘good standing' as defined by their employing Component.

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Renewal Period: 3 years

The Defense Intelligence Agency PMO (DIA), Certified Defense All-Source Analysis - I (CDASA-I) is an intermediate level credential designed for professional All-Source intelligence workers. CDASA-I recognizes individuals who have demonstrated a level of competence, through their work experience and analytic knowledge, consistent with the baseline of the profession. The analytic knowledge represents those facts, concepts, principles and tools that are appropriate for a generalist. The certification aims to support the DoD-wide initiative to professionalize the intelligence workforce. Further objectives include enhancing DoD's analytic quality by using common standards, enabling an interoperable and agile workforce, and promoting common professional development frameworks.

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Renewal Period: 5 years

The Defense Intelligence Agency PMO (DIA), Joint Intelligence Planner-Proficiency Level I (JIP-I) is part of the DoD-wide initiative to professionalize the intelligence workforce directed by the USD(I). JIP-I was created to develop, define, and measure broad-based core competencies for joint IP professionals across the Defense Intelligence Enterprise (DIE). JIP-I certification covers both Foundational and Full Performance execution of IP and ensures all joint intelligence planners understand the core concepts of IP and how they support Joint Operations Planning (JOP) and the planning of intelligence operations. Candidates must have at least 18 months of Intelligence Planning Experience performed within the last three years and must currently hold an active TOP SECRET/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance and be in 'good standing' as defined by their employing Component.

Click here to go to GEOINT Professional Certification Geospatial Analysis (GPC GA-II) web page.

Renewal Period: 3 years

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, GEOINT Professional Certification Geospatial Analysis (GPC GA-II) is an intermediate-level credential. The GPC GA-II aims to define the common set of competencies across the National Systems of Geospatial-Intelligence (NSG) and is an essential element of the overall development of GEOINT professionals. The GPC GA-II is designed to demonstrate ability, along a scale of proficiency, within the topical area of GEOINT Geospatial Data Management facts, concepts, and principles deemed critical by experts to the successful execution of GEOINT mission functions. The development of the GPC is part of a larger USD(I) Initiative to professionalize the Defense Intelligence Enterprise Workforce. The GPC ensures that credentialed GEOINT practitioners are certified to have demonstrated proficiency in a common set of competencies. GPC GA-II facilitates advancement of professional development and training standards, promotes better synchronization, and aligns individual capabilities within the DOD intelligence enterprise through transportable credentials. 

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Click here to go to GEOINT Professional Certification Applied Science (GPC AS-II) web page.

The GEOINT Professional Certification Applied Science (GPC AS-II) is an intermediate-level geospatial science credential. The aim of the GCP is to define the common set of competencies across the National Systems of Geospatial-Intelligence (NSG) and is an essential element of the overall development of GEOINT professionals. The GPC AS -II is designed to demonstrate ability, along a scale of proficiency, within the topical area of GEOINT Applied Science (Bathymetry, Geodetic Earth Science, Geodetic Orbit Science, and Geodetic Surveying) facts, concepts, and principles deemed critical by experts to the successful execution of GEOINT mission functions. The development of the GPC is part of a larger USD(I) Initiative to professionalize the Defense Intelligence Enterprise Workforce. The GPC will ensure that credentialed GEOINT practitioners are certified to have demonstrated proficiency in a common set of competencies. This certification process facilitates advancement of professional development and training standards, promotes better synchronization, and aligns individual capabilities within the DOD intelligence enterprise through transportable credentials.
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Click here to go to GEOINT Professional Certification Cartography (GPC CA-II) web page.

The GEOINT Professional Certification Cartography (GPC CA-II) is an intermediate-level cartography credential. The aim of the GCP is to define the common set of competencies across the National Systems of Geospatial-Intelligence (NSG) and is an essential element of the overall development of GEOINT professionals. The GPC CA -II is designed to demonstrate ability, along a scale of proficiency, within the topical area of GEOINT Cartographic facts, concepts, and principles deemed critical by experts to the successful execution of GEOINT mission functions. The development of the GPC is part of a larger USD(I) Initiative to professionalize the Defense Intelligence Enterprise Workforce. The GPC will ensure that credentialed GEOINT practitioners are certified to have demonstrated proficiency in a common set of competencies. This certification process facilitates advancement of professional development and training standards, promotes better synchronization, and aligns individual capabilities within the DOD intelligence enterprise through transportable credentials.
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Click here to go to GEOINT Professional Certification Geospatial Data Management (GPC GDM-II) web page.

Renewal Period: 3 years

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, GEOINT Professional Certification Geospatial Data Management (GPC GDM-II) is an intermediate-level credential. The GPC GDM-II aims to define the common set of competencies across the National Systems of Geospatial-Intelligence (NSG) and is an essential element of the overall development of GEOINT professionals. The GPC GDM-II is designed to demonstrate ability, along a scale of proficiency, within the topical area of GEOINT Geospatial Data Management facts, concepts, and principles deemed critical by experts to the successful execution of GEOINT mission functions. The development of the GPC is part of a larger USD(I) Initiative to professionalize the Defense Intelligence Enterprise Workforce. The GPC ensures that credentialed GEOINT practitioners are certified to have demonstrated proficiency in a common set of competencies. GPC GDM-II facilitates advancement of professional development and training standards, promotes better synchronization, and aligns individual capabilities within the DOD intelligence enterprise through transportable credentials.

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Click here to go to Certified GEOINT Professional - GIS & Analysis Tools (CGP-G) COOL Snapshot page.

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), Certified GEOINT Professional - GIS & Analysis Tools (CGP-G) is for individuals practicing the profession of GEOINT who possess the knowledge necessary to ensure the various elements and approaches of GIS and analysis are properly understood in order to successfully capture, store, manage, and visualize data that is linked directly to a location. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and meet either an education/training or work requirement. Candidates must also pass a written exam.

Click here to go to Certified GEOINT Professional - Remote Sensing & Imagery Analysis (CGP-R) COOL Snapshot page.

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), Certified GEOINT Professional - Remote Sensing & Imagery Analysis (CGP-R) certification is for individuals practicing the profession of GEOINT who possess the knowledge necessary to generate products and/or presentations of any natural or manmade feature or related object or activity through platforms, sensors, and other similar means. Qualified GEOINT professionals also possess the knowledge necessary to synthesize technical, geographic, and intelligence information derived through the interpretation or analysis of imagery and collateral materials as well as the processes, uses, interpretations, and manipulations of imagery for dissemination. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and meet either an education/training or work requirement. Candidates must also pass a written exam.

Click here to go to Certified GEOINT Professional - Geospatial Data Management (CGP-D) COOL Snapshot page.

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), Certified GEOINT Professional - Geospatial Data Management (CGP-D) certification is for individuals practicing the profession of GEOINT who possess the knowledge required to acquire, manage, retrieve, and disseminate data to facilitate integration, analysis, and synthesis of geospatial information. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and meet either an education/training or work requirement. Candidates must also pass a written exam.

Click here to go to CompTIA IT Fundamentals COOL Snapshot page.

Renewal Period: Lifetime

The CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+) certification is an entry level certification for those beginning a career in the field of information technology (IT) or those in a field where a general knowledge of IT is necessary.  To earn the certification, candidates must pass one exam covering foundational IT concepts such as understanding the basics of computing, IT infrastructure, software development, and database use. There are no experience requirements that must be met prior to taking the exam.

High

Highly attainable: Credential is related to the duties performed within the military occupation, the mimum education requirement = HS or less and/or minimum experience = 2 years or less experience and no additional requirements.

Medium

Moderate ease of attainment: Credential is related to the duties performed within the military occupation, the minimum education requirement = Associate's and/or prerequisite and/or minimum experience = more than 2 years and less than 10 years of experience.

Low

May be difficult to attain: Credential is related to the duties performed within the military occupation, the minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's degree, and/or minimum experience is 10 or more years.

Most – Tasks in these careers match most duties of the military job or specialty (approximately 80% or greater)
Some – Tasks in these careers match some duties of the military job or specialty (greater than 20% but less than 80%)
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