Integral Economic Development Policy, M.A. | Catholic University of America | Washington, D. C., United States
24 months
52190 USD/year
52190 USD/year
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The Integral Economic Development Policy (IEDP) master's program from Catholic University of America is the first to develop and implement an integrated and dynamic framework of economic analysis that motivate more effective development interventions, foster a more appropriate engagement of emerging new technologies, and achieve more effective and sustainable outcomes.


The Integral Economic Development Policy program from Catholic University of America teaches graduates to designs and implement effective policies, and design and implement innovative measures to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of policies utilizing sound quantitative tecniques.

Choose between a two-year, full-time master’s program or flexible part-time option.

Learn technical skills, institutional policy context, and development expertise with an approach to economic science that fosters an integrated way of thinking and provides hands-on experience.

The program provides students with:

  • An understanding of the role that cultures and institutions play in the development process—in light of an integrated perspective to economic development that is based on sound economic techniques. This program equips students to measure the impact of relational and institutional factors within the economic development process.
  • An integrated perspective to economic development—one that understands that economic agents are fundamentally social and relational beings who make decisions and maximize as such, while embedded in complex institutional reality. It recognized the dignity of the human person, the good of the family, and the good of the community as foundational principles of economic development.
  • Technical training in economic development, econometric and managerial knowledge and skills needed for policy design, implementation, and impact evaluation—that will achieve integral economic development and build strong institutions capable of supporting successful development initiatives.  
  • Hands-on experience—the completion of an Applied Research Project provides the opportunity of putting into practice what was learned.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Accounting Concepts and Applications
  • Grant Research and Writing for International Development
  • Career Placement Readiness Workshop
  • Foundations of an Ethical Integral Social and Economic Development
  • The Politics of Development Policy
  • Global Agriculture and Food Security

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


55 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Every International applicant needs to return a completed application.
  • Submit a $60 nonrefundable application fee. Payment must be in the form of a check or money order payable in U.S. currency to The Catholic University of America.
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency
  • Submit confirmation of financial support
  • Submit secondary school report with translated transcripts
  • Receive your admission packet with visa information
  • Secondary School Report
  • Official/Attested Copy of Transcripts

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    52190 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26095 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    52190 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26095 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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