Active Military Veterans
Veteran Success Center
The Veteran Success Center: The 1600 square foot Center, located at the Student Union, is the first stop for information regarding your experience at NAU as a military or veteran student. Our representatives are available to assist military affiliated students with the transition into university life. The center is a great place to find support and interact with fellow military students. Read about the Center’s development from NAU News.
Military Times Recognition
Our commitment to returning service members has been recognized for 2016 again! The W. A. Franke College of Business has been recognized by Military Times as 10th in the nation. This is the third year in a row that FCB has been recognized. Details about the designation can be found at our News feed.
The NAU Graduate College application fee is waived for military personnel applying to the MBA or the Business Foundations Graduate Certificate programs. Please contact us directly for assistance with the waiver. We also understand that the admissions process can be tough to navigate. Checklist for Vets interested in MBA
MBA Veteran & Military Leadership Program
The W.A. Franke College of Business recognizes the importance of graduate education and the impact it can have on an individual’s career path. We also recognize and give gratitude to the U.S. Military service men and women who have made great sacrifices to preserve our freedom. The MBA Veteran & Military Leadership Program has been established in coordination with the FCB Veteran Student Center to provide assistance to military veterans and active duty service members in their pursuit of graduate education.
An applicant must be a veteran or active duty service member of the US Armed Forces and have completed the application process for the NAU MBA program. The award consists of the following:
- Fully funded Executive Job Shadow experience.
- Executive Mentor assigned to the recipient for the fall and spring semesters of the MBA program.
- Fellowship award.
Military Friendly School Designation
Again! The W.A. Franke College of Business and the MBA program are proud to be designated as Military Friendly for the fourth year. Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Northern Arizona University and The W.A. Franke College of Business MBA program to the coveted Military Friendly Schools® list. The 2016 Military Friendly Schools® list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.
Inclusion on the 2016 list of Military Friendly Schools® shows Northern Arizona University and The W.A. Franke College of Business’ commitment to providing a supportive environment for military students. The need for education is growing and our mission is to provide the military community with transparent, world-class resources to assist in their search for schools.
Sean Collins, Vice President at Victory Media and a nine-year Navy veteran