Learn to Make Just & Lasting Change

Learn how to make-a-difference in your community. You don’t need to leave your job or family. Learn to use what you already have to reach where your community wants to go.

Join a university where the world is your classroom. Learn how to grow local answers that create a better future for your community.

Future Generations University allows you to get a Masters degree that is rooted in your experiences and conforms to your schedule. You don’t need to leave your job or family. Learn to use resources you already have to reach where your community wants to go.

This is the future of higher education: learning that is flexible, relevant, and applied to your professional needs. You get the convenience of an online degree with challenging face-to-face interactive learning.

  • You apply lessons with the people and place where you live.
  • You connect with classmates within your region and from around the world.
  • Your job is your primary classroom as you apply the lessons you learn into practice.
  • You can participate in educational trips, and study at some of the best community development sites around the world.

Future Generations is highly selective—but if you’re admitted, you join others working for local change around the world in 40 countries. Skills you learn will empower communities to build from their successes and forge partnerships. They will change their behaviors. As an individual, you will create just and lasting change for many.

Join a new universe of learning from the world, around the world.

What We Offer

Course assignments are designed to be integrated into your community. Whether that is your workplace, a foundation, or even a start-up, students directly apply and implement learning. Learn how one group of students created a compelling grant proposal that earned them over $70,000!

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Interactive online learning is a core element of Future.Edu’s program. Course materials and learning modules are delivered through the University’s online learning platforms while the applied community labs happen in your community of choice. Along the way, each student creates an evolving ePortfolio that provides a multi-media professional showcase of applied learning at the end of the program.

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Our faculty are recognized scholars and multi-sectorial experts located around the globe. Students immerse themselves in action-oriented research and are mentored by leading experts in social development and change. Learn how you can implement innovative, scalable change in your community. Our faculty are eager to show you how!

Upon graduating, students become members of Future Generations Center for Research and Practice.(www.future.org) This global network is comprised of alumni, practitioners and organizations of all sectors and locations. The Center encourages life-long learning and provides educational resources, grant support, and professional collaboration.

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Experience a World of Learning

Future Generations University's unique MA in Applied Community Development blends distance learning with immersive experiences all over the world.

News & Announcements

Sweet Opportunities Are Flowing For West Virginians

The University has recently been awarded $130,000 from The Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation to launch the Sweet Opportunities: Tapping West Virginia’s Maple Resource program. This program focuses on expanding the production of current maple syrup manufacturers in eleven West Virginia counties.

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