Transition from Military Leadership to Business Leadership

CityU helps military leaders make the transition to the corporate world with real-world business acumen taught by military-friendly instructors.

Business leadership modules include in-demand organizational training in project management and Six Sigma Green Belt, as well as topics such as Influencing without Authority; Building Trust and Agreement; Decision Making; and Communication and Accountability.

Courses in this program are delivered on-site.

The Corporate Management for Transitioning Military program features Career Transition Modules, including Networking; Interviewing; Resume Development/LinkedIn; Business Writing; Business Math; Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Goal-Setting and Climbing the Corporate Ladder.

You will also engage with veterans who have made successful corporate transitions and have the opportunity to visit some of the regions’ top corporations.

Registration Deadline

All registrations and payments must be received no later than five days prior to the course start. Late registrations will be taken into consideration and handled on a space-available basis.

Program Requirements

Applicants are recommended to have a bachelor’s degree and five years of leadership experience or an associate degree with eight years of experience in a particular field, with five of those years in a leadership role.



Founded in 1973, City University of Seattle offers over 60 on-site and online programs designed for busy working adults like you. When you enroll at CityU, you’ll have the support of a community of faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are dedicated to helping you finish your degree and reach your goals.


CityU is recognized as a Top 10 educator of adults nationwide.1 In fact, students complete their degrees at twice the national rate.2


Develop marketable, real-world skills in courses taught by faculty who are practitioners working in your field.


Expand your expertise and your global perspectives in on-site and online courses with students from around the world.


Network with alumni employed at Seattle’s top companies, including Boeing, Starbucks, Amazon, and Microsoft.