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Master of International Development Administration (MIDA)

International Development Major

39 Credits

 

The purpose of the International Development major is to meet the evolving needs of professionals to advance their field of interest, whether it is humanitarian work, economic development, international business, public service, health, or other professions involved with social, cultural, and political challenges within communities. It is a program to build capacity in project management based on principles of excellence, justice, and advocacy to embrace sustainable partnerships.

 

Core Courses (26 Credits)

Social Science
Foundations
Planning and
Evaluation
NGO Management
and Leadership
Accountability

Cultural and Development Anthropology
ANTH517 (2)

Development Theory and Practice
CIDS520 (3)

Needs Assessment, Capacity Mapping & Program Planning
CIDS530 (3)

Development Design & Evaluation
CIDS536 (3)

Leadership & Management of Not-for-Profit Organizations
BSAD530 (3)

Communication in Development Practice
COMM540 (2)

Financial Analysis and Reporting
ACCT625 (3)

Ethics in Development
IDAS610 (2)

Public Policy, Civil Society & Development
PLSC525 (2)

ONLINE COURSE: Organizational Behavior & Leadership BSAD515 (3)

 

 

Focus Area Courses (13 Credits)


Students are required to complete a focus area involving 13 semester credits in a selected specialization area. The majority of these courses are completed in a directed study format. This allows the student’s specialization area to be uniquely tailored to suit his/her personal and professional goals. A focus area is selected in the first year of study.

 

Courses

 Portfolio IDAS597 (1)
 Applied Statistical Methods IDAS613 (2) - online course
 Development Research Methods IDAS623 (2) - online course
 Professional Training IDAS635 (2)
 Field Practicum IDAS680 (2)
 Specialization Essay IDAS690 (1)
 Research Project IDAS697 (3)

 

Topics

 

• Advocacy  • Agro Forestry  • Child Advocacy  • Civil Society  
• Cross Cultural Relations  • Development Policies of Government    • Disaster Preparedness  • Education  • Environmental Studies  • Food Security    • Gender and Development  • Microenterprise  • NPO Policies and Operations    • Peace and Conflict Resolution  • Poverty Mitigation  • Public Health   

 

 

 

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ID English
ID French
ID Ghana English
ID Ghana French
ID Italy
ID Kenya
ID Rwanda English
ID Rwanda French
ID South Africa
ID South Sudan
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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