Online Master of Science in Global Technology & Development (Applied International Development)

The applied international development concentration of the online Master of Science in global technology and development allows students to choose an applied area of specialization, including education, business, management, public administration or health. It’s tailored to one's experience and professional goals in international development, and it’s an applied degree, emphasizing the skills and knowledge needed in the field.

 

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Quick facts

Next start date: 01/11/2021


Total classes: 10

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 30

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The MSGTD Applied International Development program at ASU offers practitioners of international development, both early career and experienced professionals, to construct a set of coursework that fits their needs. The degree offers the development and enhancement of applied skills and attributes in planning, management, analysis and evaluation in development with attention to sector specializations. Students in this program will be anchored in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, but choose areas of specialization that are offered by schools and colleges across ASU’s curriculum, including the Thunderbird School of Global Management, W.P. Carey School of Business, and the College of Health Solutions, among others.

In this program, you will be able to select an area of specialization relevant to your interests, current work, and career goals. You will also take a core course with others in the program, which reviews international development theory, history and policy in the contemporary context. As well, you will be able to select courses that will develop skills in research, project management and project evaluation.

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Featured courses


Required core

GTD 511 Development Policy and Practices (3)


Concentration

GTD 501 Global Technology and Development (3)


Culminating experience

GTD 593 Applied Project (3)


Concentration

GTD 506 Quantitative Analysis in Technology and Development (3)


Concentration

NLM 520 Financial and Resource Management (3)


Concentration

NLM 530 Program Evaluation and Information Management (3)


Related careers

Graduates with a Master of Science in Global Technology and Development have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to those shown in the following list. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions.

Non-governmental organizations

United Nations organizations

Multi-lateral and bi-lateral agencies

Foreign service

English as a second language instructors

Grassroots non-governmental organizations

Social and environmental justice organizations

Private sector - technology

Sustainable development initiatives

Prestigious faculty

The faculty of the School for the Future of Innovation in Society who specialize in international development work around the world on a wide variety of projects, such as energy innovation and poverty alleviation, community development, food security and water access, and education.

They work on projects in the regions of Africa, the Middle East, Central and Southeast Asia, China, Latin America and North America, with funding from the National Science Foundation, U.S. Agency for International Development, the World Bank, and other entities. They bring their real world experience to bear on the design of courses, and the mentoring of students.

Prestigious faculty

The faculty of the School for the Future of Innovation in Society who specialize in international development work around the world on a wide variety of projects, such as energy innovation and poverty alleviation, community development, food security and water access, and education.

They work on projects in the regions of Africa, the Middle East, Central and Southeast Asia, China, Latin America and North America, with funding from the National Science Foundation, U.S. Agency for International Development, the World Bank, and other entities. They bring their real world experience to bear on the design of courses, and the mentoring of students.

Admission requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the School for the Future of Innovation in Society.

Application requirements

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