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Master Degree in Development Studies in USA

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Development studies provide knowledge linking to global development processes and their inter-relationship from a multidisciplinary, social science perspective. Central questions that are addressed include theories of development and underdevelopment, globalisation and the international economic system, foreign assistance, North-South relations and the poverty problem.

Top Master Programs in Development Studies in USA 2019

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Masters of Education in Community Development and Action

Vanderbilt Peabody College
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 USA Nashville

The Masters of Education program in Community Development & Action is a two-year practitioner-focused degree in the HOD department, preparing students for professional leadership as change agents in local communities.


Master in International Development & Service (IDS)

IPSL Institute for Global Learning
Online & Campus Combined Full-time 13 months May 2019 USA Portland Peru Cusco Colombia Medellín Cartagena Vietnam Hanoi Tanzania Arusha Greece Thessaloniki Samothraki + 12 more

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.


Master in International Development Policy

Georgetown University - McCourt School of Public Policy
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 USA Washington

A Master in International Development Policy gives the next generation of international development leaders the skills they need to change the world.


Master in Migration Studies (MIMS)

University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
Campus Full-time 2 years August 2019 USA San Francisco Mexico Buenavista + 2 more

The Master of Arts in Migration Studies is a two-year, 31-unit program that begins each fall. Students are given the option to study at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City (classes are conducted in English) during the second semester, but an identical curriculum is offered at USF. Students who study in Mexico City return to USF for their second year. The program consists of five core courses, four special topics courses, and four research seminars. Summer fieldwork and immersion trips are available, including opportunities offered worldwide by the more than 200 Jesuit universities and Jesuit-affiliated institutes and social service agencies.


Master of Global Human Development (MGHD)

Georgetown University - SFS - School of Foreign Service
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 USA Washington

Master of Global Human Development (MGHD) prepares students—through coursework, co-curricular activity, and a summer field assignment—to understand the challenges of development and provides them with the tools and experience to address those challenges as successful professionals.