Prepare for a Career in Serving Others with the NeighborWorks Education Award
About the NeighborWorks® Alliance Education Award
The Carsey/NeighborWorks® Education Award: Employees and board members of NeighborWorks® and NeighborWorks® member organizations may be eligible for up to $2,500 in Education Awards to pursue a Master in Community Development degree.
The Carsey/NeighborWorks® Graduate Credit Award: Students enrolled in the Master in Community Development program who have earned a NeighborWorks® Professional Certificate may be eligible to receive up to 6 graduate-level credits (2 courses) toward their degree.
NeighborWorks® also offers discounts for courses taken at their NTIs and through their eLearning/eClassroom Express platform for Master in Community Development students.
Toward a Master in Community Development (MCD) degree at Carsey with a NeighborWorks Education Award
up to 6
Graduate credits available to MCD students who have earned a NeighborWorks Professional Certificate
Months to complete the MCD degree!
The Carsey School Advantage
Graduate prepared for a career with impact and the knowledge required for interdisciplinary problem-solving, insightful analysis, effective advocacy, compelling communications, and winning strategies that lead to impactful change and stronger communities.
- Our flexible programs fit into your life, offering Online, Hybrid, and Part-time learning options.
- Start Fall or Spring.
- Engage in hands-on learning and grow your network of changemakers like you.
- Achieve your full potential, effect change, and advance your career.
“I wanted to address housing issues in my community, but I did not feel I could tackle this challenging project effectively and with confidence. I sought out the Carsey School of Public Policy for its applied learning graduate degrees and the ability to bring my own preconceived project to the program in the form of a capstone. My classes have laid a strong foundation for achieving my capstone project goals and I owe that knowledge and confidence to the high-quality instructors and programming provided through the Carsey School.”
Capstone Project: Cornerstone to Development
*Please note that applicants are only eligible to receive one Carsey School Education Award.
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