Learning Outcomes

The Master of Arts in Global Development and Peace has the following learning outcomes:

  • Students will be able to explain and compare the major extant models for socioeconomic development.
  • Students will demonstrate that they have acquired the quantitative and qualitative research skills needed to undertake effective planning, analysis and implementation of projects related to socioeconomic development or conflict resolution.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the institutional prerequisites for good governance in developing countries.
  • Students will demonstrate an appreciation of the impact that religion and culture can have on socioeconomic development.
  • Students will demonstrate the basic skills needed for effective communication and negotiation.
  • Students will demonstrate skills needed in problem solving and in project management through an overseas internship.
  • Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of a second language in addition to English.

* Note for all academic programs in the College of Public and International Affairs, a portfolio is collected to track progress in programmatic outcomes

Program Overview: Online MA in Global Development & Peace


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Classes Start in January