Gain skills to help transform the world with an online M.A. in Global Development Practice.

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Rise to the Challenge

In today’s complex world, the challenges facing global development range from poverty to climate change to immigration. To create a new generation of sustainable leaders, St. Edward's University offers an innovative, online Master of Arts in Global Development Practice. This program will teach you to analyze, diagnose, and create solutions that address the multi-dimensional challenges of sustainable global development.

Program Benefits

Critical Skills for an Evolving Field

79% of employers believe that global development professionals need a graduate degree in order to succeed.

In Demand Career Path

This program can prepare you for roles including Public Sector Official, Policy Adviser, Program Director, Trade Officer, Communications Officer, Academic Researcher, just to name a few.

Grounded in Social Justice

A social justice emphasis offers you a unique perspective on global issues, allowing for a deeper understanding of the forces driving our complex and rapidly changing world.

Accelerated Program with a Unique Student Experience

The accelerated, online format of this program allows you to complete your degree in 21 months while working full-time.


Take Your Career to the Next Level.

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