Peace Corps Prep

Highlight your Public Affairs work. Earn a certificate from the Peace Corps.

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The Missouri State University Peace Corps Prep program will help you acquire the knowledge, skills, and experience needed to serve in the U.S. Peace Corps. Additionally, it will increase your competitiveness in the job market by expanding your global awareness and by providing experiences, such as service-learning and education abroad that will give added value to most careers even if you do not choose service in the Peace Corps. Through participation in the program you will become part of a community of like-minded students interested in international service and the betterment of all peoples. And you will earn a Peace Corps Prep certificate from the United States Peace Corps.

The Peace Corps Prep program is open at any time to students of any major.  Although completion of the program does not guarantee acceptance as a Peace Corps volunteer, the specialized curriculum and experience through Peace Corps Prep will greatly increase your chances. You do not need to be a U.S. citizen to participate in the Missouri State University Peace Corps Prep program; however, you must have U.S. citizenship to serve in the Peace Corps.


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