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International Development Curriculum and Course Descriptions

Gain Essential Knowledge

International Development requires a combination of innovative thinking and the ability to act in an evolving world. Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota understands this, combining more than 100 years of Lasallian education with real-world practitioners who have worked on social development, microfinance, global education and more. Our courses blend theory with true “boots on the ground” practicality for a perfect balance of thoughtfulness and action.

The online M.A. in International Development program consists of 39 credit, or 13 courses of 3 credit hours each and the program typically takes about 2.5 years to complete.

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Foundation Courses (12 credits)

Core Courses (15 credits)

Management Courses (3 credits)

Summative Activities (6 credits)

Electives (3 credits, select one)

Find out more about how the online M.A. in International Development from Saint Mary’s can benefit your career: call 877-308-9954 to speak with an enrollment counselor or request more information.