Community & International Development:
Applying for Spring Semester 2017?
Apply now and receive our 50% tuition reduction. Follow this link to the online graduate application.
Graduating May 2017 or Later?
You are now required to apply for graduation online. Please follow this link.
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The Community & International Development Program (CIDP) offers master-level education, leading to a Master of Science in Community & International Development (MSCID). The competencies graduates are expected to acquire include social-science foundations of community and international development, especially with regard to understanding the causes of poverty and the meaning of people-centered development; skills related to planning, implementing and evaluating development projects including grantsmanship; knowledge of basic principles of organizational behavior; leadership and management as they relate to not-for-profit organizations; understanding of ethical principles and financial analysis for assuring individual and organizational accountability; competency in at least one area of concentration to meet the student's career goals; mastery of social research methods appropriate to the chosen field of concentration; and the ability to communicate effectively to stakeholders about community development programs and plans. For detailed information about our program, please visit the Andrews University Bulletin.