Media Coverage

Articles and stories involving Military MBA are listed below.

Wall Street Journal: B-Schools Lure Former Military Officers
Military MBA was mentioned by WSJ as a group that matches military students up with B-schools. The article focuses on unique attributes that military leaders possess, "It would be very hard to come across a career sector that tests team skills and leadership skills more than the military."

The Washington Post - From the Front Line to the Front Row
According to a recent survey by Military MBA, a group that helps service members find MBA programs, military enrollees in MBA programs have nearly doubled from 4.4 percent of all incoming MBA students in 2010 to 8.1 percent in 2012. “Employers are looking for them,” according to Military MBA. “They learn leadership from the ground up, at a very young and formative age.”

Wall Street Journal - Military Students in MBA Programs Continue to Rise, Incoming Class Hits 8.1 ...
Military enrollments at MBA schools climbed from 4.41% in 2010 to 5.7% in 2011, and in 2012 they hit 8.1% of all incoming enrollments. This data is according to Military MBA, who evaluates MBA schools and matches qualified military leaders with top ...

Poets and Quants | Military MBA Enrollment Surges
The percentage of military students enrolled in MBA programs has nearly doubled in the past two years. Military enrollments climbed from a mere 4.41% of total ...

The StarTribune - Veterans Recruited for MBA Programs
"A website called Military MBA has been developed to direct veterans to the best MBA programs for their needs." This article features the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management and details their support of military veterans. Military MBA is mentioned, along with the Graduate Management Admission Council and Student Veterans of America (SVA).

The Wall Street Journal - B-Schools Lure Former Military Officers
This report on global leadership, which features our organization and a member school, is a career opportunity for Military MBAs. As more U.S. corporations spread out geographically and build relationships with companies in other countries, MBAs with military experience in and hands-on knowledge of other countries are going to be extremely attractive and difficult to find.

US News - Moving from the Military to Business School
"Military M.B.A., an education network for military officers interested in pursuing an MBA degree, analyzes the best value schools for military students. The study aims to help veterans by providing a more comprehensive look at business schools than mainstream magazine ranking systems, which are geared toward traditional, not military, M.B.A. students."

The Economist - A Uniform Approach
Military MBA is mentioned in this article, which describes programs we have started with some of our partners and member schools.

The Washington Times - Business Schools Set Sights on Troops
Leadership. Responsibility. Teamwork. These qualities are highly valued and encouraged in the U.S. military. They also come in very handy in the business world. So, why not combine the two careers? That's the view of Military MBA, a network that helps military officers who are pursuing or thinking about pursuing MBA degrees.

Associated Press - Officers Selected For MBA Class Taught by Jack Welch

At least two former military officers (in the Air Force and Navy) are now participating in a select MBA class taught by Jack Welch at MIT. General Electric, and Welch their former CEO, have long been known for recruiting strong leaders such as ex-military officers based upon their ability to perform. In the article two of the three students quoted are officers who are currently getting their MBA degrees.

BusinessWeek - A Detour of Duty
For Naval officer Tony Weatrowski, a tour in Iraq's war zone meant putting his EMBA on hold. Now he's back and working to finish it. The 40,000 military men and women who annually make the transition into civilian careers recently have become a target for business school admissions officers.

Kiplinger's Personal Finance - Soldiers Armed with MBAs
As baby-boomers near retirement, private-sector employers such as Pfizer and General Motors are so eager to bring on new leadership prospects that they're paying a premium for former military officers with MBAs.

G.I. Jobs
Military MBA is prominently featured in this cover story published by G.I. Jobs. The magazine credits our national network of top business schools as facilitating the return to college of military personnel and their pursuit of better careers. The cover story also discusses how the armed services are encouraging officers to earn their MBA while they serve.

Human Resource Executive - Special Focus on Staffing Military Demand
In the current issue of Human Resource Executive, Military MBA was mentioned and quoted in a special editorial focus on staffing. HR Executive confirms that military officers with MBA degrees are in high demand by corporations.

St. Louis Business Journal - Washington U. takes part in Military MBA program
The SLBJ recently acknowledged Washington University in St. Louis as joining other top-ranked MBA schools nationwide that will provide access to a masters of business administration program to those serving in the military. - University to Help Form Military MBA
The Oklahoman and News 9 feature a story on the formation of Military MBA - a network that provides active, reserved and retired military officers with easy access to some of the nation's best MBA programs delivered on campus or online.