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Military Students

Online MBA Program Rankings

3rd in the Big Ten for veterans U.S. News & World Report
26th in the nation for online programs U.S. News & World Report
1st in Big Ten, 11th in the nation Affordable Colleges Online
1st in the world for value The Financial Times
2nd in Big Ten, 17th in the nation Poets and Quants

Why Choose a Nebraska MBA?

  • Can be 100% online
  • Short, accelerated, eight-week terms
  • Flexibility for deployment – not mandatory to take classes every term
  • Short, 30-day class registration period – students can register until day before the term begins
  • Military Friendly School
  • Certified for the G.I. Bill
  • Servicemember Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Member


  • 15% online course tuition discount for veterans and active duty military personnel (Begins Spring 2015)
  • VA Rep dedicated to assisting Nebraska students
  • CLEP testing accepted – potentially complete program prerequisite
  • Opportunity for potential graduate credit from officer training
  • Application fee waived


Verifying your veteran status is easy!


1. DD214 or NGB22 forms; official discharge documents
2. Copy of current military ID
3. Most recent education benefit letter from the VA

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Admission Requirements


What happens if I am deployed during the semester?

The professors will work with you to determine the best option for your circumstances. Most likely, you would take an incomplete in the course and work out a plan to finish the coursework in the near future or complete the course the next time it is offered at no additional tuition charge.

How does my funding work?

  • If you are using the G.I. bill you will need to visit the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website to determine the benefits you are eligible for: or call the Department of Veterans Affairs office at 1-888-442-4551.
  • You can find a summary of the educational benefits here: Once you know what benefits you will receive, Deb Quinn (, the Nebraska VA clerk on-campus, will assist you in completing the paperwork necessary to receive your funding. If you are using Tuition Assistance (TA) you will need to submit a program of study to your education center.

Can I start the program without meeting the prerequisite requirements?

The prerequisites are an undergraduate course in statistics and calculus.

What technical capabilities do I need?

  • Microsoft Windows XP or higher or OS 10 X Snow Leopard
  • Microsoft Office for Windows 2007 or higher
  • Internet Explorer 6.0 or newer
  • Core 2 or equivalent processor
  • Sound card and speakers
  • 20 GB hard drive
  • High speed DSL or Cable Modem preferred
  • Web browser: Windows IE 7, Firefox 3.0, Safari 3.0 or any higher.
  • Plug-ins: Adobe Acrobat Reader, Windows Media Player, Flash, Java, Shockwave, PowerPoint Viewer, QuickTime for a MAC.

Can I complete my degree from anywhere?

Our online program allows students to complete their MBA degree from anywhere in the world as long as the student has reliable internet connection available several times per week.

Can I get credit for officer training?

If the educational program you completed is offered by an institution accredited to award graduate credit, you can receive credit for up to nine hours. Some examples of accredited schools are: National Defense University, Joint Forces Staff College, Air Force Institute of Technology and Air University.

Brett Whorley

"The collaborative online venues facilitated interaction
at a level I never thought would be possible at a distance."
--Brett Whorley, Naval Flight Officer


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