Earn an interdisciplinary, applied master’s degree that can jumpstart your career. All Fellows receive a 100% tuition waiver. Join us!
Tune in as Fellows report on curriculum, the professional practice, advice for applicants, and more! Listen here!
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)
Fueled by her desire to serve, Alesha Klein became a Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia. Now in the second year of her master's degree with the Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development, Klein is completing her professional practice in Washington, D.C., with a focus on financial empowerment. Read more
Invest Aurora helps Stevenson Center Fellows strengthen their skills and gain real world understanding of local economic development. For the third year, this public-private partnership has benefited from a Fellow's graduate training to advance its mission while providing a rich professional development experience in return. Read more
Senior elementary education major Sabrina Jaffer was just accepted into Peace Corps to teach English in Malawi. Passionate about volunteering, Jaffer is the first student to finish the Peace Corps Prep program, which launched in September 2016. Read more