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Military and Veteran Candidates

Combine your military experience with Virginia Tech's Executive 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 Executive 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. We are proud to count many active duty military and veterans among our Executive MBA program alumni and are pleased to offer the following benefits to candidates:

  • $90 application fee waiver
  • Student Affairs specialist available to liaison with VA on your behalf
  • Post-9/11 is welcome
  • Financial Aid specialist available to assist you
  • Alumni and current students available to speak with you about their experience
The EMBA program at Virginia Tech was one of the most rewarding educational experiences of my career. We were constantly challenged by our faculty and our classmates. Applying experience and new techniques throughout this 18-month course of study led directly to my career advances in the last several years. Choosing this program was definitely one of the best professional choices I have made.

Timothy Hoke, Great Falls Cohort 2011

Application Fee Waiver

Military applicants can request a waiver for the $90 application fee during the online application process by following the instructions below:

  • Start the online application form
  • In the Financial Assistance section of the application, check the "Application Fee Waiver Request" box to add the Fee Waiver Request section to your application
  • In the Fee Waiver Request section of the application, select "U.S. Military Service (Active Duty or Veteran Status)" in the qualifying activity dropdown, provide service dates, and upload required documentation

Post-9/11 GI Bill

For those receiving Post-9/11 Education Benefits, please note the GI Bill benefit will not cover fees for computer technology, lodging, meals, and travel. The Post 9/11 monthly allowance may be used to cover these fees.

Office of Veterans Services

For more information regarding military benefits, please contact Virginia Tech's Office of Veterans Services:

Office of Veterans Services
130 Student Services Building
800 Washington Street SW
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: (540) 231-5815


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.