Morgan State University has become the first four-year, historically Black university to join Amazon’s Career Choice program, per an announcement Wednesday. Amazon’s Career Choice program aims to give employees education opportunities through prepaid tuition that will help them progress in careers at Amazon or with other employers. Amazon has promised $1.2 billion to the program, an investment that will benefit more than 300,000 employees over the next three years. Currently, 15,000 Amazon employees work in the Baltimore area. Through the program, hourly Amazon employees in Maryland and neighboring states will be able to earn a degree and/or new skills at Morgan State.
Baltimore’s Morgan State chosen as first four-year HBCU for Amazon career program
August 4, 2022