Kearsten Peoples | Master's in youth development ’19

Kearsten Peoples, youth development MA, throws her graduation cap in the air in front of Mizzou's columns.

As a former collegiate athlete, Kearsten knows the importance of leadership in lives of youth. As an adult, she wants to be a vital influence in her community. She earned a master of arts in youth development online from the University of Missouri. With the goal of working at a non-profit, Kearsten learned about agency budgeting, fundraising, grant writing and other essential skills that will enable her to have a impactful career.