Military and Veterans

Washington State University has a time-honored tradition of commitment to military and veteran students.  Below are just some of the reasons why the Carson College of Business was ranked #8 Best Online MBA Programs for Veteransby U.S. News & World Report:
  • GMAT Waiver – your military leadership experience counts.  Demonstrating five or more years of progressive managerial experience may allow us to waive the GMAT/GRE
  • No Application Fee – $75 application fee is waived for all military and veteran students
  • 100% online – our program is 100% online, allowing you the flexibility you need to lead your team and complete your mission
  • Accreditation – Carson College of Business’s Online EMBA is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) and the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
  • VA Educational Benefits – WSU Veterans Services is dedicated to timely and transparent processing of your financial benefits
  • Backpacks to Boardrooms – launched in 2018, B2B is a unique program designed to enhance your academic experience and support your continued military service or success in the corporate environment

“The relationships I made with my EMBA classmates are wonderful and ongoing.”


Online EMBA, Class of 2013 Manager of Creative Costuming, The Walt Disney Company

WSU is ranked #8 among the U.S. News & World Report “Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans” for 2019.

WSU is recognized as a Military Friendly School for 2019.

The WSU Carson College of Business is recognized on Military Times’ list of “Best for Vets: Colleges 2019.”

WSU now ranks #13 among the “Best Online MBA Programs” by U.S. News & World Report, which is the top 5% nationally.