The 31-year-old, whose career was cut short by injuries, has enrolled in a PFA global football sport directorship course.
Jones is working on his coaching badges with United's help at present, coaching the youth teams.
“Start of a new journey," he wrote on social media along with posting several photos.
“Great to begin the global football sport directorship course with the PFA business school, learning new things about the game, whilst also continuing to push ahead with my A licence and badges at the club that gave me so much.
“Excited to get started."