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.

Start your application process to GHD by becoming familiar with our admissions requirements and opportunities.

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

GHD News

Georgetown Campus on a Snow Day

GHD Graduate Degree Application Deadline Extended

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Due to the university closure on January 14, the Global Human Development Program has extended the fall 2019 application deadline from January 15 to January 18. Please email ghdinfo@georgetown.edu with any questions.

Capstone Report: Leveraging The Business Sector For A Sustainable Future

GHD alumna Milan Kaur (GHD ’18) and Mai Nguyen (GHD ’18) recently produced a report for the Brookings Institution on the role of the business sector in the delivery of the SDGs through the lens of corporate sustainability. The report was produced as part of the pair’s capstone project, a requirement of the Global Human Development Program that involves client engagement and management analysis.