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Community and International Development

24 months
1230 USD/credit 20295 USD/year
1230 USD/credit 20295 USD/year
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The Community and International Development program of Andrews University offers interdisciplinary study in the humanitarian and development field at the graduate level.


The unique approach of the Community and International Development program of Andrews University equips students with the skills needed to identify and respond to social and economic challenges across the globe. Program concentration options offer in depth training - preparing students for professional service in academia, policy, advocacy, project management, and administration.

Points of Distinction

  • Internships and international tours that provide field experience.
  • Small class sizes with personal attention from professors.
  • Opportunity to collaborate with faculty on research projects for publication.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cultural and Developmental Anthropology
  • Development Theory and Practice
  • Humanitarian Studies: Theory and Practice
  • Policy Process & Analysis
  • Community Change
  • Human Rights and Global Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH
  • 33-45


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelors degree (or non-U.S equivalent) from an accredited institution and a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or a GPA of 3.0 or above in 8 or more credits of previously taken graduate courses (Applicants with lower GPA may be admitted provisionally upon consideration of the composite profile).
  • Two Recommendations from professionals such as advisors, major professors, and employers.
  • Resume describing employment, research or special projects.
  • Statement of Purpose reflecting your philosophical perspective, personal, professional, and academic goals, and reasons for seeking the graduate program.
  • TOEFL, IELTS or PTE (academic): Students whose language of education is not English must submit English proficiency tests scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20295 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1230 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    20295 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1230 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Fair Plain

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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