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Development Practice

University of Arizona

Master
22 months
Duration
20126 USD/year
20126 USD/year
11938 USD/year
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About

The Development Practice program offered by the University of Arizona brings together talented students and faculty who have dedicated themselves to reducing the grinding impacts of global poverty and defining the pathways to enhance well-being for the under-resourced and socially excluded.

Overview

The Development Practice program offered by the University of Arizona provides a comprehensive foundation and practical experience to produce professional and well-trained graduates who understand the complexities of poverty.

Consistent with the philosophy of the MDP network, the Arizona curriculum consists of four cornerstone competency areas:

  • Public health
  • Management
  • Social sciences
  • Natural sciences

It adds integrating skill courses and three possible elective certificate tracks that offer students an area of specialization. 

It provides a broad foundation of international development and, at the same time, allows students to specialize in various sectors such as:

  • Collaborative Governance
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Public Health
  • Collaborative Governance
  • Immigration/Refugee issues 
  • Development Entrepreneurship

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Role of Culture in Sustainable Development
  • Natural Sciences
  • Natural Resources Management: Applications 
  • Health Sciences
  • Global Health
  • Development Management
  • Essential Management Principles for Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 22 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal statement
  • Resume/CV
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation required, 3 preferred
  • Academic transcript(s)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 22 months.
  • National

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 22 months.
  • In-State

    11938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5969 USD per semester and a duration of 22 months.

Funding

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