Online Master of Science in Global Technology & Development (Applied International Development)
A Master of Science in global technology and development with a concentration in applied international development supports your goal of addressing major international concerns, from education and health to sustainability. You’ll have many opportunities to select courses that align with your specific field of interest and support your goal of positive global change.
Next start date: 01/08/2024
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
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What is global technology and development?
Global technology and development uses international development and scientific disciplines to better understand and more capably address global issues. Examples include addressing climate change, delivering accessible health care and education and providing clean drinking water.
There are two key components of global and technology development:
- Recognizing the ability of technology to affect societies.
- Understanding how changes in societies lead to technological innovation.
While technology is a foundational focus, this discipline takes many other concepts into account. Depending on the specific context of a project, considerations such as history, religion and society can all come into play. Effective development needs more than just the right technology and data. Implementation often requires a strong grasp of a community’s culture.
What is technology’s role in global development?
Technology, which is taken to mean every sort of tool or system used by society to advance its goals, affects social, political and economic processes and outcomes.
Featured global technology and development master's degree courses
Development Policies and Practices
Financial and Resource Management
Global Technology and Development
Program Evaluation and Information Management
Applied Project Methods for Global Development
What can I do with a global technology and development master's degree?
Master’s in global technology and development admission requirements
Applicants to the Master of Science in global technology and development with a concentration in applied international development must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the College of Global Futures.
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