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Cambridge College graduate programs

City Year is proud to partner with Cambridge College, a unique institution where working adults can build their education on a lifetime of learning and through this relationship be eligible to receive tuition scholarships.

Cambridge College’s graduate programs offer City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

10%-25% scholarships

Give a Year Scholarship: offers a 25% tuition scholarship for up to five City Year applicants per year towards qualifying graduate programs and is renewable for up to six years.

City Year Service Scholarship: For all admitted City Year applicants who do not receive the Give a Year Scholarship, Cambridge College will offer the City Year Service Scholarship, which is equivalent to 10% of tuition for qualifying graduate programs and renewable for up to six years.

Scholarships are awarded to City Year AmeriCorps members and alums who complete at least one term of service and City Year staff employed for at least two years.

Applicants will be considered for additional merit-based awards depending on the strength of their application.

Eligible programs

Please visit the academic programs website to review which programs are offered at each campus location.

School of Education (licensure and non-licensure programs)

  • Master of Education programs
  • Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in educational leadership and school administration

School of Psychology and Counseling (licensure and non-licensure programs)

  • Master of Education programs in counseling and psychology
  • Certificates in counseling and trauma studies

School of Management

  • Master of Management (concentrations in health care management, health care informatics and senior care management)
  • Certificate in 21st century analytics for trauma centers

Additional benefits

  • Application fee waiver
  • Enrollment deferral: a one-year deferral for students admitted to the program who decide to serve additional time with City Year before starting their study with Cambridge College.

Why City Year loves Cambridge College’s graduate programs

A leader and pioneer in adult learning, Cambridge College provides academically excellent, time-efficient and affordable higher education to a diverse population of working adults who are recognized as an asset to the classroom, the community and our society. Cambridge College offers graduate, doctoral and professional degrees as well as certificate programs through the School of Education, School of Management, School of Psychology and Counseling and Cambridge College Global.

The School of Education offers a variety of master’s programs that lead to educator licensure (certification) and professional advancement for teachers and school administrators. The School of Management offers graduate programs that develop managerial skills and knowledge to prepare students for improved management performance, increased advancement opportunities, and more effective leadership in private, public and nonprofit organizations. The School of Psychology and Counseling provides graduate programs for new and experienced practitioners in the field of counseling and welcomes adult learners who arrive with a wide range of non-traditional experience in counseling and related fields.

To apply

Please visit Cambridge College’s admissions website for more details on the application process and apply online.

To identify your City Year affiliation

Please self-identify your affiliation with City Year on your résumé and/or essay.

To access the application fee waiver and apply for the scholarship

To get the application fee waived and be considered for the scholarship, please contact the admissions office and state that you served with City Year and your dates of service and reference our partnership.

To contact the admissions office

Please call (800) 829-4723 or email with any questions.

Please note that all admissions and scholarship decisions are made by the educational institution. AmeriCorps members, alums and staff interested in these scholarships must complete the full application process for the institution. Please pay close attention to deadlines and consider beginning work on your applications early in the year.

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