Military and Veterans
Veterans bring unique skills and experience to graduate studies in Public Administration. Given the nature of our program, we consider your contribution invaluable to the rest of our graduate students.
Who is a Veteran?
The University of Utah Veteran Support Center defines a veteran as follows:
"Any student, alumni, faculty, or staff member of the University of Utah who has been or currently is a military member of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard (active or reserve), or National Guard of any state; or has separated from these services with a discharge other than Dishonorable is considered to be a Veteran by the Veterans Support Center. Any ROTC cadet in their 3rd or 4th year and any spouse or children of Veterans under this definition may also seek support from the Veterans Support Center."
If you meet any of these criteria then, as a MIAGE student, you qualify for many of the benefits available for veterans!
Some of the benefits that veterans can enjoy in their MIAGE degree through the University of Utah:
- An active veteran's community, complete with meetings and get-togethers.
- Compensation for the cost of the LSAT, GMAT, MAT, and GRE.
- Standardized test waiver for active duty military.
- An accelerated program of study for foreign area officers.
- Purple Heart tuition waivers.
- Resident (in-state) tuition for all active-duty and dependents, regardless of residency status.
Information on VA benefits that may help pay for courses in your MIAGE degree may be found at the University of Utah's Office of the Registrar. We also have a robust Veterans Support Center dedicated to helping all veterans attending the University of Utah.