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); or
  • Separated/retired longer than 9 months with a recently identified career objective
  • A specific objective to pursue a business career

Tuck develops wise, decisive leaders who better the world through business. We hope you’ll join us and let us make a difference in your professional development journey.

Program dates

April 5-21, 2021 (virtual program)

Application Deadline

Applications are currently being accepted on a rolling basis.

Program fee

Category 1: $5,000
Category 2: $2,500
This fee includes tuition and program materials.

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