Grad School Week

How to choose a graduate
program for a
global development career

Devex Association of proffessional schools of international affairs Duke Sandford The Duke Kunshan University The Online Master of Public Health (MPH) From the George Washington University Harvard Kennedy School


Welcome to Grad School Week 2017: a week devoted to helping you map your postgraduate experience and bringing you one step closer to your dream job.

A postgrad degree can help advance your global development career, but, going back to school is a big decision. Grad School Week will bring you tips and insider advice to help you each step of the way - from deciding if grad school is right for you and choosing the program that best fits your career goals, to standing out as an applicant.

Enjoy exploring the site and finding out more about the world of graduate studies. And we hope you can join our live events throughout the week!

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Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA)

APSIA connects you with premier graduate schools devoted to international affairs. APSIA schools combine deep regional, political, and economic expertise with broad preparation in critical thinking and project management.

Duke Center for International Development (DCID) at Duke University

DCID’s Master of International Development Policy is a flexible, self-designed program that gives mid-career professionals and government officials the tools and perspectives to make meaningful contributions to development efforts worldwide. DCID also offers short-term executive programs and policy advising services.

Duke Kunshan University

A dynamic, innovative and global institution, Duke Kunshan University welcomes outstanding students from around the world. Currently, Duke Kunshan offers 4 graduate programs in global health, environmental policy, medical physics and management, all of which lead to Duke University degrees.

The Online Master of Public Health (MPH) from the George Washington University

[email protected] is the online MPH program from GW’s top-ranked Milken Institute School of Public Health. Accredited by CEPH, the program prepares students to make a difference in global communities and advance their public health career without having to relocate.

MPA/ID Program at Harvard Kennedy School

The Master in Public Administration/International Development (MPA/ID) Program at Harvard Kennedy School is designed to prepare leaders in international development. It is an economics-centered, multi-disciplinary program, combining rigorous training in analytical and quantitative methods with emphasis on policy and practice.

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