For more than 30 years, Future Generations has helped communities discover new ways of organizing and improving their lives while coaching governments and other entities in new modes of sustainable development. You will learn in your community and apply lessons directly to projects where you are already engaged. Accelerate your career and graduate with:

  • The ability to engage in a community-based approach to organize, research, evaluation, for social change
  • The skill to channel the human energy within a community to help shape its own future
  • A keen understanding of global trends, challenges, and opportunities confronting communities and strategies for how to address them to improve lives
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership, strategy, project management, and critical thinking skills to implement social change


  • A resume highlighting professional and volunteer experience
  • University transcripts
  • Personal statement of commitment to your community
  • Reference letter
  • Reliable internet connection

Don’t have a bachelor’s degree? You may be able to qualify for the master’s program without a bachelor’s if you demonstrate that you can perform at a graduate level. Simply enroll and receive a B or better in 4 courses, after which you will qualified for admission to the MA program based on your proven performance. Contact our registrar, Chris Roper, for more information.

Gain a life-changing education—not student loans. Future Generations University is committed to empowering students to transform their lives and their communities. We offer one of the most affordable master’s degrees in the United States. With tuition at only $16,000 for the degree and a variety of needs-based scholarships available to qualifying individuals, we welcome you to deepen your impact, not your debt.

Key Dates
Application Deadlines
Fall 2021 – July 16, 2021
Spring 2022 – January 4, 2022

Admitted Students
Cost Per Credit Hour $500
Independent Study
Cost per Credit hour $330
Prior Learning Assessment Fees
Cost per Credit hour $165
Optional Field-Based Course Travel (Estimated)
Three Credit hours $2,000

Get Credit for What You Know
We are an applied institution, and learning doesn’t only happen in the classroom. Your experience in community development can earn you credit for what you already know. A Prior Learning Assessment will ensure you get the credit you have already earned and only take the courses you will need to graduate.

Financial Aid
As part of our commitment to reach the most students, we offer need-based scholarships to qualifying individuals. Admissions decisions are need-blind. Once you are admitted to the university, we will work with you to figure out how to best fund your education.

Apply Today!