Military and Veteran Candidates

Combine your military experience with Virginia Tech's Professional MBA to move to the next stage in your career

Whether you are interested in transitioning out of the armed forces and into civilian life, or seeking advancement within the military, the Professional MBA program can assist you in reaching your goal.

Virginia Tech is a community with a long military history and is one of only six schools in the nation classified as a Senior Military College. The Professional MBA program is proud to count many active duty military, retired military, and veterans among its students, alumni, faculty, and staff. We are pleased to offer the following benefits to candidates:

  • Waiver of $75 application fee
  • Waiver of the one-year waiting period for in-state-residency qualifications if recently relocated to Virginia
  • Post 9-11 GI Bill eligible
  • Student Affairs specialist available to liaise with VA
  • Program Coordinator to work with you on your plan of study to maximize your benefits
  • Alumni and current students available to speak with ou about their experience

Learn more about the military student experience by hearing from two of our alumni: Chris Tuck, MBA ’16 and Dan Roseman, MBA ’13


  • Please fill out this form to request the application fee waiver
  • Use the same email address as the address used for the graduate application
  • Select "Business Administration" in the academic program dropdown
  • Select "U.S. Military Service" in the qualifying activity dropdown
  • Upload required documentation


The Office of Veterans Service stands ready to answer questions about certification and benefits. Please email or call 540-231-5815 with any questions.


Please contact Associate Director of Admissions, Rebecca McGill, at or 703-538-8497 with any questions you may have about the program, application process, military student experience, or other general questions.