Easing the Transition Into Business

“The program is arguably the B-school equivalent of boot camp,” writes Valley News.

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When Business Is Next

Tuck’s new certificate program, Next Step: Transition to Business, is customized for veterans and elite athletes.

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Elite Athletes on Fast Track to Business School

A feature article in the Financial Times about Next Step: Transition to Business.

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Program Dates: March 11-23, 2018

Application Deadline: First round: January 15, 2018
Second round: applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the program is full or February 15, 2018

A General Management Certificate Program Inspired by the Needs of Military Veterans and Transitioning Athletes

The initial day, all the military people clustered together and we used jargon and acronyms, but when we started mingling with the athletes, it all clicked. We have a lot in common.
Jan Ingram
Surface Warfare Officer, U.S. Navy
I was amazed by how much I was able to absorb in such a short amount of time. Not only do the professors at Tuck possess this great knowledge of what they're teaching, but they're also passionate about it.
Conlin McCabe
Olympic Silver Medalist, Canada Rowing Team
I wanted to see what the real world offered. This program was attractive because it’s not an MBA with a two-year commitment, but an opportunity to get my feet wet and realize what I don’t know. It’s kind of scary but also inspiring.
Amit Patel
Captain, U.S. Army
Every day is filled with extremely dense experiences and skills that add onto each other. I’m drained at the moment, but at the same time stimulated, excited, and full of knowledge I didn’t have before I came.
Caitlin Leverenz Smith
Olympic Bronze Medalist, USA Swimming Team


Refine what you know, discover what you don’t know, and build the right business acumen to help you move forward in your career.

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Become part of a powerful network. The Tuck community and fellow participants will be with you every step of the way to support you in your transition.

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Realize the power of your potential and gain the confidence to enter the competitive business market as a top candidate.

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Refine what you know, discover what you don't know.

The Next Step program at the Tuck School of Business offers veterans and elite athletes the opportunity to build the business know-how needed to excel in the next phase of their careers. Hear what Next Step alumni are saying.

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