Master in Business for Veterans


A Master’s in Business for Veterans

Discover all that you can be in business

This one-of-a-kind, highly-curated program will give you the jumpstart you need to seamlessly transition from military service to a career in business. In a small cohort of veteran students, you’ll build your foundation in business knowledge, expand on your leadership training, and apply your skills in real-world scenarios with real clients. To top it off, you’ll do it all with deep support. Faculty who understand the military environment and how to apply your skills and where to supplement them, career development that focuses on where you’re headed and how best to get there, and even guidance from a personal mentor who’s both a military and business veteran that knows the ropes.


Master in Business for Veterans

The Master in Business for Veterans program is ideal for those who have:
• Active or previous military service (military veterans, active duty, National Guard, and Reserve Personnel)
• 3 years of military service and leadership experience
• A bachelor's degree
• Come prepared to make valuable contributions in the classroom
• Demonstrated the ability to excel, lead, learn, and grow

Admissions Deadlines

  • Application Deadline
  • Notification
  • Deposit Due
  • Round 1
    Application Deadline

    October 11, 2023


    December 14, 2023

    Deposit Due

    January 31, 2024

  • Round 2
    Application Deadline

    January 17, 2024


    March 28, 2024

    Deposit Due

    April 24, 2024

  • Round 3
    Application Deadline

    March 1, 2024


    April 4, 2024

    Deposit Due

    April 24, 2024

Connect With Us

  • Consultation

    Schedule a 15-minute consultation with an admissions director.
  • Events

    Attend an upcoming information session.

Schedule an Interview

The interview may occur at any point in the application process, but your file will not be considered complete until the interview has taken place.

Application Information

Goizueta requires that all Master in Business for Veteran applicants complete our application in full to be reviewed for admission. As military veteran, there is no application fee.

For candidates ready to take the next step, start your online application. It is not necessary to complete your application in one sitting. Until you are ready to submit, you may access it from any computer using the username and password that you create when you begin.

Application Opens Aug 1

A one- or two-page rĂ©sumĂ© containing your employment and education background must be uploaded to your application. The employment section on the rĂ©sumĂ© should include locations, titles, and dates, starting with your most recent job and should highlight leadership responsibilities. The education section should include dates of attendance and degrees received.

An official copy of your military service record that details your enlistment/appointment, duty stations and assignments, training, qualifications, performance, and awards and medals.

We accept a scanned copy of your university transcripts for evaluative purposes. Acceptable documents must include the university/college name, your name, degree conferred with date (if applicable), grade point average and all courses with grades received. We require transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended. Be sure to include a record of your degree.

If you are admitted, you will be required to submit official transcripts at the time of your enrollment deposit. Please plan ahead.

The essays are an important part of your Master in Business application because they give you the opportunity to tell the Admissions Committee more about yourself. To go beyond your resume bullet points and share more of your story. Please complete all the required essays below and follow the word limits provided. Your essays should be written in 10- or 12-point, Arial font and double-spaced; please do not include the essay title on the page. Upload your essay answers, numbered and in order, as one pdf document.

Essay 1. Post-Graduation Personal and Professional Career Goals:  Define your short term (five years) post-graduation personal and professional career goals. How are your professional strengths, past experience, and personal attributes aligned with these goals? (300 word limit)

Essay 2. Leadership in Business: The business school is named for Roberto C. Goizueta, a former Chairman and CEO of the Coca-Cola Company who led the organization for 16 years, extending its global reach, quadrupling consumption, building brand responsibility, creating unprecedented shareholder wealth, and demonstrating a commitment to values and positive impact on society. Roberto Goizueta's core values guide us in educating principled leaders to have a positive influence on business and society. Provide a specific example of your leadership and explain what you learned about yourself through the experience. (300 word limit)

Essay 3. Why Goizueta and why are you pursuing a Master in Business degree? What are you looking to gain from Goizueta's Master in Business for Veterans program, and how do you see yourself contributing to the Goizueta community? (200 word limit)

As part of the application, we require two letters of recommendation. We prefer that these recommendations are professional in nature. Please be thoughtful when selecting your recommenders, and make sure that you choose at least one person who knows you well in your current position such as a direct supervisor, project manager or client. Your recommender should be able to answer the following questions about you:

  • Please indicate to which group you are comparing this candidate (e.g., co-worker, masters degree applicant, etc.)
  • What characteristics or attributes best describe the applicant?
  • In what area is the applicant most exceptional?
  • In what area(s) does the applicant need improvement? Describe the applicant's awareness of these areas and response to constructive feedback.
  • How would you describe the applicant's interpersonal skills and the impression they make in meetings, presentations, or other interactions? Is the applicant effective when working in a team?

As part of the online application, you will have the option of sending your recommendation requests in the form of an online survey. You may send the recommendation request through the online application at any time by entering their contact information, including their email address, and clicking the box that says, "Send to recommender."

We look forward to meeting with you for your application interview. The admissions interview offers you the opportunity to explain more in depth your educational, career, and military experiences to date, and to elaborate on your post-degree career plans. We are interested in both your professional accomplishments, as well as your leadership and community achievements. The interview is similar to a professional job interview, and business attire is appropriate. The interview may occur at any point in the application process, but your file will not be considered complete until the interview has taken place. Interviews are currently offered online via Zoom. Use the link below to select an interview time or email if your schedule requires an alternative time.

Schedule Your Interview

Important Dates & Tuition Info

  • Application Deadlines

    There are three application rounds each year. Each cohort is limited in size so apply early to secure your spot. Your application does not need to be completed in one sitting.
  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample calendar to understand the timing and flow of courses and immersions. All onboarding, bootcamp, and class sessions require in-person/on-campus attendance.
  • Tuition & Funding

    Merit-based and military/veteran specific scholarships are available for those enrolled in the Master of Business for Veterans program.

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Time to Take Action

Make your next step a leap forward with Emory’s Master in Business for Veterans.

Helpful Hints

Before beginning the application, review the helpful hints below.

Receiving Emails

After first creating an account, an email will be sent to the address you listed with an autogenerated password. This email is usually sent within five minutes of your registration. Please check your junk folder if you do not see the email. For assistance, you may email us.

Pop-up Blockers

Disable any Pop-up Blockers running on your computer when completing the online application. Pop-up Blockers may prevent you from creating an account and/or from logging back in once your account has been created. Browser: Our application is compatible with most browsers and devices. It works most optimally in Google Chrome.


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