Who Should Attend


Leaders From the Playing Field and the Battle Field

Next Step is designed for individuals who have spent their career in the armed forces or elite athletics and who are ready for a new phase in their life. We seek applicants who have a strong desire to succeed in a business career and the leadership qualities to make an impact in the civilian world. These candidates will benefit immensely—and immediately—from Next Step: Transition to Business, obtaining the edge they desire to transition successfully into a new and rewarding career.

The application committee focuses on fit more than set criteria, but here are some general characteristics of Next Step's target applicant:

  • At least three years of experience in the military or as a national team level elite athlete
  • Recently separated/retired or close to doing so (+/- 9 months)
  • No specific educational background
  • A specific objective to pursue a business career

Tuck educates wise leaders to better the world of business. We hope you’ll join us and let us make a difference in your professional development journey.

Program dates

April 7-19, 2019

Application Deadline

First round: October 15, 2018
Space permitting, rolling admissions will be made from November 1, 2018 onward

Program fee

$1500 - includes tuition, program materials, most meals, and accommodation on the Dartmouth College campus.

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