University of Florida – Hough Graduate School of Business

Category: Graduate school | State: FL

About University of Florida – Hough Graduate School of Business

The UF MBA program provides military personnel business skills and knowledge to help them perform at a higher level in their current assignment or successfully transition into corporate roles. We do that through 10 program options – online, on campus, on weekends. UF MBA is nationally ranked and AACSB accredited. A leader in online education, our Online MBA began in 1999. UF MBA's career-based curriculum and student-centric focus has led to numerous rankings - #3 Open New Career Opportunities, The Economist, 2018; #4 online MBA in the U.S., Financial Times, 2018; #10 Executive MBA among U.S. publics, Ivy Exec, 2018.

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Why attend University of Florida – Hough Graduate School of Business

Flexibility, quality and value is what UF MBA offers military personnel. This is the feedback we get from our military students and alumni. An MBA is more than a piece of paper and we provide the full experience to our students. In particular, our career services team excels at assisting students to transition from the military into high-level business careers. UF MBA knows how to help military students succeed in the classroom through deployments, transfers and other challenges.


Top Degrees

plaeholder-teamBusiness Administration & Management, General

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition N/A N/A $12,740 $30,134
Fees N/A N/A N/A N/A
Room N/A N/A $8,390 $8,390
Board N/A N/A $4,470 $4,470
Books N/A N/A $1,030 $1,030
Other Expenses N/A N/A N/A N/A
Totals N/A N/A $26,630 $44,024
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Committed to the 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
  • Signed the VA's Principles of Excellence for serving veterans and service members
  • Utilize the Federal Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
  • Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) program
  • Provide admissions events or special admissions information sessions customized for prospective students who are military service members
  • Customized student orientation program for military students
  • Mentoring/on-boarding programs for new military students or veterans
  • In-state tuition without residency requirements for military personnel
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
  • Offers weekend programs
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
  • Commitment incorporated into the institution’s mission, vision and values
  • Formal policy in place regarding business conduct and compliance when admitting, educating, advising, and placing military and/or veteran students
  • Academic support/tutoring
  • Academic advising
  • Study skills workshops
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Career planning services
  • Mental health counseling
  • Transition Assistance
  • Accommodations for military students with disabilities
  • Full-time veteran counselors or advisors on staff
  • Formal mentoring or advising program in which faculty or staff members who are current or former members of the military mentor students who are military service members or veterans
  • Veteran-to-veteran peer mentoring program
  • Dedicated social space for gathering (e.g. a student lounge or veteran center) reserved specifically for military service members and veterans
  • Campus/social networking events planned specifically for veterans?
  • Specialized career guidance counseling or other programs to help military students identify careers to pursue
  • Industry-employer relationship programs available to active duty military students and veterans to assist with post-graduate employment outcomes