A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.
Development Studies is a vibrant field concerned with processes of change such as social and economic, political and cultural and the major policy challenges that present the efforts to overcome poverty and insecurity. The program provides a stable interdisciplinary social science formation and develops students’ capacities for independent and critical inquiry.
South America is the fourth largest continent. It is divided politically into 12 independent countries. South America is home to the majestic Andes mountain range and the mysterious Amazon River. The world's largest rain forest, with millions of species of exotic animals, is also found in South America.
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Form magisterial and magisterial capable of deepening and inquiring about cultural, political, economic, social and environmental transformations arising from understanding and promoting emerging practices in the fields of peace, development and citizenship. [+]
Form magisterial and magisterial capable of deepening and inquiring about cultural, political, economic, social and environmental transformations arising from understanding and promoting emerging practices in the fields of peace, development and citizenship.Profile of the applicant
The program is aimed, especially, at professionals in the areas of Humanities and Social Sciences, Education Sciences, Economic and Administrative Sciences, Communication Sciences, Health Sciences and others, interested in deepening on the main themes of the program, willing to approach theoretical and practical approaches that transcend disciplinary fields and require inter and trans-disciplinary approaches.... [-]
Independently designed and curated curriculum that responds to current social issues aligns with service and research opportunities and reflects student interests and latest trends in the field of International Development. [+]
The Master of Arts in International Development & Service (IDS) has built-in study abroad terms and is designed to meet the international demand for ethical leaders who can effectively engage and facilitate partnerships and empower communities.
Similar to IPSL Institute for Global Learning’s MA in Community Organizing and Social Activism (COSA), students are prepared for careers with nonprofit, government, and community development organizations through an interdisciplinary program that combines rigorous academic training with hands-on skill development through volunteer service in several countries. Students pursuing the IDS program will be required to take a minimum number of development theory courses abroad.*... [-]