Welcome to GHD
The Master of Global Human Development is designed to prepare the next generation of development professionals by giving them the knowledge, skills and experiences necessary to become leaders in their field, and make a difference in our global community.
Learn about the unique features of the GHD program, and how they’ve made a positive impact in the long-term success of our students.
The Global Human Development curriculum is rigorous and comprehensive, covering a broad range of topics.
The GHD faculty, students, staff, and alumni form a close, interconnected group of peers and mentors who have really made my experience in the program that much more valuable.”
– Olivia Nesbit, GHD’18
Friday, February 15th, 2019 marked the launch of a new innovative global research partnership between the World Bank and the School of Foreign Service, led by the Global Human Development (GHD), Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS), and Science, Technology, and International Affairs (STIA) programs.
Olivia Nesbit is a GHD 2018 Alumna and since has been working with USAID’s Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance. Read more about her current role, experience at GHD, and her advice to GHD students.