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Marist College: A Commitment to Education, Community, and Ethical Leadership

April 29, 2015

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Today’s sponsored blog is written by Brian Scott, the Associate Director of Admission at Marist College. Marist offers a tuition discount of 25% to help defray educational costs to AmeriCorps employees and alumni who are 22 years of age or older, and who have been accepted into an adult undergraduate or graduate program at the college.

At Marist College, everyone makes a difference. You served in AmeriCorps because you also believed that each person has the capacity to initiate positive change. When you come to Marist, you become part of an extraordinary legacy that has produced leaders in virtually every field, and totals just over 35,000 alumni around the globe.

Nan PriestNan Priest, the Chief Development Officer of The ARC of Ulster-Greene and a 2012 MPA graduate, had this to say, “Marist provided me with the chance to meet people who were working in a variety of industries. The experiences of my classmates helped to enrich the program and all that I learned from it. The support and guidance provided by the faculty was exceptional.

We recognize at Marist College that AmeriCorps alumni have the potential to continue leading after service. As a way of saying “thank you for serving,” we offer a tuition discount of 25% off our non-discounted graduate and adult undergraduate programs to AmeriCorps members and their immediate adult family members aged 22 and older to help defray educational costs.

We invite you to continue developing the skills you gained through AmeriCorps at Marist. Students educated within the Marist philosophy become leaders in modeling behaviors and actions that show their commitment to human rights, authentic internationality, and skill in building mutually supportive collaborations in their workplaces, civic organizations, neighborhoods, and wherever they may travel. Marist is dedicated to helping students develop the intellect and character required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in our 21st century global community.

Pari ForoodPari Forood, the Executive Director of Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation and a 2015 MPA graduate, had this to say of her experience, “My knowledge of my field has increased tenfold: I am a better strategic thinker; I have a better overall appreciation for the process of creating, implementing and evaluating programming.”

What are some of the Marist programs most attractive to AmeriCorps members? Learn more about our Online Masters of Business Administration (MBA), Masters of Public Administration (MPA), and Advanced Certificate in Business Analytics. To view all of our on-the-ground and online undergraduate and graduate offerings visit our Admissions page.

The Online MBA

Our School of Management is consistently listed in the Princeton Review’s Best 300 Business Schools. The program was also recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Best Online Graduate Business Programs” for 2015.

Rana Hajjaj, the Finance and Administrative Assistant from the Delegation of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies at the United Nations and a current student expected to graduate in 2016, has this to say, “Marist’s MBA program is competitive and convenient for full-time working professionals. I am almost halfway through the program, and it has already improved my understanding of systems, businesses, and the economy of the U.S.” Click here to learn more about this degree and how students from a wide range of backgrounds succeed in this program.

The Masters of Public Administration (MPA) 

Also part of our highly ranked School of Management, is our Masters of Public Administration (MPA) degree. Marist is considered a leading provider of the MPA with hundreds of successful alumni employed in local, state, and federal agencies throughout the country. The degree is designed for individuals with an expressed interest in public management, health care, law enforcement, human services, and the nonprofit sector.

The MPA curriculum provides emerging and existing leaders the skills to start their public service leadership career. Click here to learn more about our curriculum and the theories you’ll apply in a real-life working environment while completing this program.

Advanced Certificate in Business Analytics

A collaborative effort between the School of Management and the School of Computer Science and Mathematics, the Advanced Certificate in Business Analytics helps professionals gain expertise in accessing and manipulating data, and applying analytical techniques to extract information from data and use it to predict future trends and behavior patterns. Courses in this program may be applied to the Marist Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) program or as an advanced certificate for the MBA or MPA.

The Business Analytics program does not require a technology or computer science background and is open to all individuals currently holding a bachelor’s degree. Click here to read more about how this certificate could advance your career.

Connect with Marist College Today!

Regardless of which graduate program you choose, when you join Marist you join a network committed to making a difference even after commencement. The colleagues, friends, and community formed at Marist remains strong—even decades later. Contact one of our admissions representatives today to find a program and community that will help you take the next step in your career.

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