Keys to Degrees: Educating Two-Generations Together is a nationally recognized model providing wraparound support services to single parent students and their children. Students in Keys to Degrees programs receive a comprehensive package of critical support services including:

  • Affordable housing on-campus or within the campus community
  • Educational support including degree-granting college programs for parents and high quality early education and K-12 plus afterschool programs for children
  • The opportunity to stay in the program year-round
  • Food security provisions — Because you can’t focus on learning when you are hungry!
  • Academic Support Services
  • Individualized Case Management and Monitoring
  • Community building activities
  • Mentoring Programs
  • Transitional Supports Post-Graduation

Keys to Degrees was first launched at Endicott College in 1993 through the vision and leadership of Endicott’s President Dr. Richard E. Wylie. Given the success of the program, replication efforts began in 2011. Programs within the Keys family use the names Keys to Degrees and Keys to Success to market their programs. Currently, programs are housed at the following institutions: