Wayne State University Veterans Upward Bound (VUB)


Helping Veterans Transition

From Service To The

Classroom and Workforce

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Veterans' Upward Bound offers a variety of free educational services to military veterans. Students earn monthly stipends while actively participating in VUB courses.

Academic Courses:

Mathematics, Reading, Language Arts, Public Speaking, Computer Basics, Spanish.

New! Career Preparation Training

Online Career Courses are listed below:
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Career & Technical Education

Certified Nurse Aide A/B

The course is designed to enable students to learn the key skills and information that they need to work as certified nurse aides. The course will help students develop an understanding of the human body, physical and nutritional needs, mental health needs and teach them to provide culturally competent and quality care to clients in a safe and healthy environment. The course is based on the NNAAP Exam syllabus and is designed to prepare students to take the exam and become certified nurse aides. The course has animations and videos that demonstrate key skills that students must acquire to work as nurse aides. The practice test at the end of the course gives students practice on the written exam that they'll need to give to become certified nurse aides.

CompTIA Network+ Certification (N10-007)

This course is a two-semester course focused on the exam objectives of CompTIA Network+ certification N10-007. Students will learn about the types of networks, network topologies, the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, Internet protocol addresses, routing, and switching. Students will learn about wireless technologies, virtualization, cloud concepts, and network services. Students will learn about network cables, connectors, network devices, network storage technologies, and wide area networks. Students will learn about network documentation, network monitoring, and remote access methods. Students will learn about business continuity, disaster recovery methods, physical and logical security methods. Students will learn how to secure a wireless network. Students will also learn about network attacks, and various device hardening and mitigation techniques. Finally, students will learn how to troubleshoot issues related to wired connectivity, wireless connectivity, and network services.



Accounting, Semester A

Accuplacer Testing

ACT Testing

Advanced US History,

Algebra 1, 2

Applied Medical Terminology, Semester A, B


Audio/Video Production 1,2,3

Biology with Virtual Labs,


Business English

Business Information Management A,B

Career Explorations v2.0

Career Readiness Certificate

Certified Nurse Aide, A, B

Chemistry, Semester A, B

Child Development and Parenting A,B

CompTIA A+ 220-1001,1002

CompTIA Network+ Certification N10-007 A,B

Computer Programming I , B

Computing for College and Careers, A, B

Consumer Mathematics v2.0

Contemporary World

Culinary Arts, A,B

Digital and Interactive Media, A,B

Drafting and Design, A, B

Economics v3.0

Electronic Communication Skills

English 9, 11, 12

Entrepreneurship A,B

Essential Career Skills v2.0

Financial Mathematics A,B

Food Handler and Food Manager Certifications

Foundations of Green Energy, A,B

French 1, 2

Game Development v2.0

Geometry, Semester A B

German 1, 2

Graphic Design and Illustration A, B

Health Science 1, 2

HiSET Preparation

Integrated Math 1, 2

Integrated Physics and Chemistry A, B

International Business

Introduction to Android Mobile App Development

Introduction to Criminology

Introduction to Cybersecurity

Introduction to Finance

Introduction to iOS Mobile App Development

Life Science A,B

Marketing, Advertising, and Sales

Michigan World History and Geography A, B

Middle School US History, Semester A, B

Middle School World History, A, B

Networking Fundamentals, Semester A, B

Nutrition and Wellness

Physical Science, Semester A, B

Physics, Semester A, B

Precalculus, Semester A, B

Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources A, B

Principles of Architecture and Construction A, B

Principles of Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications A, B

Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance A, B

Principles of Education and Training A, B

Principles of Engineering and Technology A, B

Principles of Government and Public Administration A, B

Principles of Health Science A, B

Principles of Hospitality and Tourism A, B

Principles of Human Services A, B

Principles of Information Technology A, B v1.0 & 2.0

Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security A, B

Principles of Manufacturing A, B

Principles of Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics A, B

Probability and Statistics

Professional Communications

Professional Photography A, B

Robotics I A, B


Science 6, 7, 8

Spanish 1, 2, 3

Sports and Entertainment Marketing

TASC Preparation

US Government v3.0

US History A, B

Web Technologies A, B

WorkKeys – Math, Reading, Business Writing, Graphic Literacy, Workplace Documents, Writing, etc

World Geography A, B

World History Survey A, B

Straight Curve Mathematics Series 1, 2

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Applicants who wish to be in the program must:

  • Have veteran status - served in the U.S. military for 180 days or more;
  • Received a military discharge OTHER THAN dishonorable;
  • Discharged due to a medical condition or have a service connected disability if total active duty is less than 180 days;
  • Reside in the Wayne, Oakland, Macomb tri-county area;
  • Not possess a bachelors degree or above.

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