This master's program is a practitioner-focused graduate program that prepares students to understand and tackle the challenges of development. It is offered by the Global Human Development Program in the School of Foreign Service.
Georgetown University’s engagement with issues of global development is campus-wide, from the Main Campus to the Law Center and the Medical Center.
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The McCourt School of Public Policy sponsors this program for Georgetown students. Participants focus on international development policy and gain skills in evidence-based policymaking.
The Global Human Development Program sponsors this certificate program for Walsh School of Foreign Service undergraduate students. Participants are exposed to a broad, multidisciplinary range of courses as well as the core methodologies and analytical tools to identify, measure, and assess the determinants and effects of international development.
The Concentration in International Development in the Master of Science in Foreign Service Program offers students a thorough grounding in four key areas: development theory and paradigms; key development actors and institutions and their modes of operation; specific operational tools and techniques necessary for successful program management; and in-depth knowledge of a specific technical field.
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Established in 2011, the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security is an institute for research, scholarship, and outreach at the School of Foreign Service that seeks to deepen and extend the university's engagement with the critical issues…
Georgetown University Initiative on Innovation, Development, and Evaluation (Gui2de) is a collaboration between the Economics Department and the McCourt School of Public Policy. Gui2de promotes field-based research in developing countries to evaluate…
The Latin America Leadership Program (LALP) manages programs supported by Georgetown’s Latin American Board which educate new generations of leaders across the region active in the public and private sectors and in civil society. Through programs…