Earn an interdisciplinary, applied master’s degree that can jumpstart your career. All Fellows receive a 100% tuition waiver. Join us!
Looking for a way to pursue your life’s passion without incurring a lifetime of student loan debt? Students have a 100% tuition waiver, a graduate assistantship with stipend, and paid field experience. (Courtney Johnson, Master’s International student)
The Applied Community and Economic Development Sequence brings together students and faculty from five disciplines for deeper understanding of the theory and practice of development. To hear from current students across programs, check out this student project! (Veronica Aboyer, '06)
Stevenson Center graduates pursue careers in the U.S. and abroad with organizations like the American Red Cross, Action Against Hunger, NeighborWorks America, and many more. (Katie Saunders ‘13 and Ambuj Neupane ’13, both with the US Environmental Protection Agency)
Katie Raynor knows first-hand what it means to give back. She is more dedicated than most, serving in AmeriCorps and Peace Corps before graduate school and a role that allows her to aid and inspire future community and economic development leaders. Read more
John Thornburg is an Applied Community and Economic Development Fellow pursuing a master’s degree in kinesiology and recreation. In his second year of the program, he is completing an 11-month internship as an AmeriCorps Member with the East Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging. Read more