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

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Program Benefits

The online Master of Arts in Global Development Practice is a 33-credit hour program designed to be completed in 21 months while working full-time. You can start the program two times a year, in the fall or spring semesters. Courses are offered in a seven-week accelerated online format. You will complete the culminating experience course, the Global Development Capstone Project,  in a final 14-week semester.

The program curriculum integrates core areas of social and managerial sciences, providing you with the knowledge and practical skills required to analyze the multi-dimensional challenges of sustainable development. Issues addressed in the courses include extreme poverty, climate change, infectious disease, forced migration as a result of natural and unnatural causes, drought, and armed conflict.

Course Topics

  • Foundations in Social Justice Traditions for Leaders
  • Globalization and Economic Development
  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Fundraising and Budgeting
  • Global Development Capstone Project
  • Issues and Challenges of Global Development
  • Global Development Project Management
  • Quantitative Analysis of Global Development
  • Communication Strategies
  • Current Global Issues in Global Development
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