MBA Education Launches Mortgage Banking Bound

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Rob Van Raaphorst
rvanraaphorst@mba.org
(202) 557- 2799

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 22, 2015) -MBA Education today announced the launch of Mortgage Banking Bound, a program designed to educate college students about the mortgage banking industry and job opportunities in the loan-process cycle.

By enrolling through MortgageBankingBound.com, students can access Careers in Mortgage Lending, a six-lesson, instructor guided online course designed to familiarize them with the residential mortgage lending industry starting on February 10, 2015. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded a certificate recognized by MBA. Community college and university administrators can also use the site to find out more information about Mortgage Banking Bound. "Real estate finance is a dynamic $13 trillion industry and companies in this field will need new and diverse talent to meet growing demand," said Jeffrey M. Schummer, MBA's Vice President of Education Development. "Mortgage Banking Bound will help educational institutions translate academic excellence into productive careers for their students."

Mortgage Banking Bound will offer students attending community colleges and universities the chance to learn from real estate finance industry experts, network with leading organizations, and access the latest industry information, job boards, career events, and educational offerings with an MBA Student Membership. Qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds will be able to apply for a $250 educational scholarship through MBA Education's special Career Connections Scholarship Program. If you are an educational institution or student with questions about Mortgage Banking Bound, please contact Rachel Voss at RVoss@mba.org or (202)557-2919 or Brendan Barry at BBarry@mba.org or (202) 557-2945.

Members of the media looking for more information should contact Ali Ahmad at (202) 557-2727.