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Global Technology and Development - Applied International Development

12 months
10372 USD/year
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The Global Technology and Development - Applied International Development MSc program offered at Arizona State University focused on policies and practices in the development field and includes specializations provided by other units across the university.


The Global Technology and Development - Applied International Development MSc program from Arizona State University offers an interdisciplinary social science curriculum and trains students with diverse undergraduate degrees, backgrounds and experiences. Highly customizable, the program allows professionals, whether early in their careers or experienced, to develop and enhance skills in planning, management, analysis and evaluation in development practice.

Students select an area to specialize in, such as education, sustainability, health, business, management, public policy or community development, where they can directly apply their knowledge to a relevant sector. Learning outcomes emphasize the utilization of skills and experience that students already possess, and enhanced abilities in analysis, critical thinking and the application of knowledge to development-related challenges. Through a wide variety of research, policy and special topics courses, students are prepared to finish the degree program with an applied project of their choosing that explores a critical aspect of global development and an applied solution for impact.

Career Opportunities

Graduates pursue impactful and rewarding careers in international development across all sectors, working for government agencies, non-governmental organizations nonprofits, educational institutions, private businesses and corporations. Students learn skills that include research, writing, analysis, and the ability to understand the complexity of diverse cultural, social and political contexts. These skills and abilities transfer to a myriad of career pathways, since they are in demand from organizations across industries.

Career examples include:

  • analyst (research, project, technical, data)
  • consultant (fundraising, marketing, information technology)
  • coordinator (environmental, health, safety, operations)
  • educator (instructional design, teacher, instructor)
  • manager (product, project, security, business, program, information technology)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Technology and Development 
  • Technology and the International Political System 
  • Technology and Development in Zones of Conflict 
  • Social Science Inquiry for Global Development
  • Applied Project Methods in Global Development 
  • Technology and Development in Latin America 
  • Financial and Resource Management 
  • Program Evaluation and Information Management 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the College of Global Futures.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in global development, education, business, health, management, community development or a related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • letter of intent or written statement
  • two letters of recommendation
  • resume
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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