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Indiana University: SPEA Program Recruiting AmeriCorps Alums

March 11, 2013

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Today’s blog post comes from our March Career Newsletter Sponsor, The School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University. Click here to learn more about their SPEA Connect Online MPA and Certificate Programs.

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University has a longstanding tradition of recognizing volunteer service through AmeriCorps.  SPEA’s graduate programs have enrolled more than 50 AmeriCorps alumni over the past five years and the MPA program grants a three credit hour waiver for each year of AmeriCorps service (up to six credit hours).

SPEA offers AmeriCorps alumni online access to its #2 ranked MPA program through SPEA Connect.   SPEA’s online graduate programs allow AmeriCorps alumni access to our elite public affairs training from anywhere in the world.  SPEA Connect’s online flexibility allows you to continue your career and making a difference in your community while learning new skills and enhancing your public affairs expertise.

“We believe our online graduate programs are an ideal fit for AmeriCorps alumni given their dedication to public service, whether they are located in Washington DC or in a rural or urban community.  SPEA Connect allows AmeriCorps alumni to further their knowledge and career prospects without having to leave their families and jobs,” according to Online Director and Distinguished Professor James Perry.

SPEA Connect AmeriCorps Alumni Advantages:

  • Waiver of three credit hours per year of AmeriCorps service (up to six hours) from the MPA degree requirements.  The six credit hour waiver is valued at $5,600 for out-of-state students.
  • #2 Overall MPA Program
  • Elite Advanced Curriculum: (#1 Nonprofit Management, #3 Public Finance, #3 Public Management, #9 Public Policy Analysis)
  • Access to Elite Faculty
  • Career Development Services
  • Learn on Your Schedule
  • Online Flexibility and Convenience

SPEA MPA alumni have gone on to serve their communities and country in a variety of public, private and nonprofit careers. Click here to learn more about their SPEA Connect Online MPA  and Certificate Programs.

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