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Connect with The School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University

August 15, 2012
This sponsored article originally appeared in our August Career Newsletter.
The School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University has had a longstanding tradition of recognizing volunteer service through AmeriCorps. SPEA’s residential graduate programs have enrolled 51 AmeriCorps alumni over the past five years.
SPEA, the #2 ranked school of public affairs by U.S. News and World Report, is now offering an online graduate program through SPEA Connect that allows AmeriCorps alumni access to our nationally ranked graduate program from anywhere in the world. SPEA Connect allows AmeriCorps alumni access to a top-ranked public affairs program that will allow 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,” said Online Director and Distinguished Professor James Perry.
SPEA Connect AmeriCorps Alumni Advantages:
  • Waiver of three credit hours per year of AmeriCorps service (up to 6 hours) from the MPA degree requirements. The 6 credit waiver is valued at $5,600 to out-of-state students
  • Access to top-ranked graduate programs (#2 Overall, #1 Nonprofit Management, #3 Public Management)
  • Career development resources
  • Access to elite faculty members
  • Learn on your schedule from any location
  • Online flexibility and convenience

SPEA alumni go on to serve their communities and country in a variety of public, private and nonprofit careers.

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