MBA immediately after undergrad with military experience?

I am currently a Senior Non-commissioned Officer in the AIr Force and working on my undergrad business degree from Arizona State University.  I've been in the military for 15 years and am starting to think about what I would like to do after I retire from the Air Force in 5 years or so.  I'm considering trying to earn my MBA online (UNC, USC, Florida, IU) and would like to finish both degrees before I retire.  If I can line it up properly, I would like to be finishing my MBA approximately 8-12 months before I finish my first career.  My question would be how likely is it that I am accepted into one of these schools MBA programs going directly from undergrad to graduate school? Obviously I have the work experience, but how will the admissions teams view my work experience not being AFTER earning my undergrad degree?  Thanks everybody.

Comments (3)

Jan 1, 2022 - 11:58am

Why would you want to get your MBA before you finish your military career? The value of an MBA is to help you transition careers immediately, so waiting a whole year after you graduate to search for a new career would greatly negate the whole purpose of getting your MBA in the first place, IMO.

Jan 9, 2022 - 12:11am

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