Academics

The Global Human Development curriculum is rigorous and comprehensive; core courses cover a range of topics including the economics of development, politics and social change, program design and implementation, evaluation, quantitative and qualitative methodologies, financing and management. Students pursuing the Master of Global Human Development will complete 16 three-credit courses (a total of 48 credits), a summer field project, and at least one internship. In addition, students will participate in skills clinics and workshops, attend speaker events and work with mentors drawn from the development community in Washington, DC.

Students pursuing the Master of Global Human Development are likely to interface with one or more of the many Georgetown units exploring international development issues through research or service.  Click through to learn more about each entity.

School of Foreign Service
Institute for the Study of International Migration
Mortara Center for International Studies
Master of Science in Foreign Service

Elsewhere at Georgetown University
Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs
Center for Intercultural Education and Development
Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching & Service
Institute for Law, Science and Global Security
Institute for Reproductive Health
U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council
McDonough School of Business