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International Community Development, M.A.

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The Master of Arts in International Community Development degree online global hybrid program will transform your passion for serving others into a profession that is focused, skilled, and effective. You'll learn from practitioners in the field who have developed successful international programs. 


Why Choose A Masters in International Community Degree Online at Northwest University?

Receive the highest accreditation possible.

NU represent the gold standard in accreditation. You'll strengthen your professional credibility and graduate knowing that your degree is widely recognized and deeply respected.

Grow your career. Expand your influence.

Many organizations require a master's degree. The Online Masters in International Community Development program is designed for those who'd like to move their career to the next level and help others on a larger scale.

Maximize your cross-cultural influence.

NU equip you to understand the culture of a given service context. The core belief? You must know a culture deeply—and surrender yourself to the wisdom of those whom you serve—if you want your efforts to have maximum impact.

Deepen spiritually at a Christian university.

ICD professors seek to incorporate components of spiritual growth alongside academic learning. The premise? All truly effective service flows out of a sense of spiritual purpose and theological grounding.

Learn through hands-on experience.

Through intensive hands-on engagement with real-world challenges, you will learn to think critically and integrate the tools of project management, presentation, program evaluation, and qualitative research.

Focus on your passion.

The program is unique in that it allows you to tailor your fieldwork, coursework, and thesis project to your specific interests. It's an approach that fosters true mastery of a particular area of praxis.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Practicum I: Project Management
  • Culture Studies in a Global Context
  • Community Development
  • Practicum II: Funding, Grant Writing, and Volunteer Management
  • Research for Social Change

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    679 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    679 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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