Gaining an Education In Development

Undergraduate

Degree Type Field of Development Description Schools where it is offered
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American and World History, Culture and Literature Poverty Alleviation, Global Education Prepares students to effectively live, interact and communicate in a multicultural environment
Asia Pacific Studies Poverty Alleviation The program is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of the complexities of the Asia/Pacific region
Culture, Sociology and Anthropology Global education,
Poverty Alleviation
An interdisciplinary major designed to prepare students for working in a variety of fields including sociological consulting, applied anthropology consulting, museum studies and a variety of public service careers in both the public and private sector
Environmental Studies Sustainability Scientifically study, develop, and implement tools for building a better world.
Studies include remediation for environmental problems of our modern and developing world and technologies that provide high production of vegetable, fruit, and animal matter for the purpose of providing human nutritional essentials in an ecologically sustainable manner.
Foreign Language Degree in Arabic Global Education Careers in Teaching, International Business, Interpreting and Translating, Media, Travel and Tourism
Foreign Language Degree in Japanese Global Education Careers in Teaching, International Business, Interpreting and Translating, Media, Travel and Tourism
Foreign Language Degree: Norwegian Global Education Careers in Teaching, International Business, Interpreting and Translating, Media, Travel and Tourism
Foreign Language Degree: Russian Global Education Careers in Teaching, International Business, Interpreting and Translating, Media, Travel and Tourism
Foreign Language Degree: Spanish Global Education Careers in Teaching, International Business, Interpreting and Translating, Media, Travel and Tourism
Foreign Language Degree: Chinese Global Education Careers in Teaching, International Business, Interpreting and Translating, Media, Travel and Tourism
Foreign Language Degree: French Global Education Careers in Teaching, International Business, Interpreting and Translating, Media, Travel and Tourism
Foreign Language Degree: German Global Education Careers in Teaching, International Business, Interpreting and Translating, Media, Travel and Tourism
Global Development Studies Poverty Alleviation, Sustainability, Global Education The Global Development Studies major seeks to prepare students for vocations in global development through a liberal arts knowledge base, applied skills training, and direct, cross-cultural experiences.
Intercultural Studies Poverty Alleviation, Global Education Study of cultures and religions around the world. Students develop strong communication skills and an appreciation and respect for cultural differences.
Indigenous Peoples and Native American Studies Poverty Alleviation, Sustainability, Global Education Programs study the Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest, the Americas and the world.
International Affairs Poverty Alleviation International relations and comparative politics with a body of knowledge, perspectives and critical skills for understanding the political, economic, historical and socio-cultural relationships and issues shaping today’s global community
International Business Administration Poverty Alleviation How business activities are influenced by the political, economic, and cultural
diversity of today’s multinational business environment affecting finance,
business law, accounting, management and operations, tourism, and marketing as
well as a foreign language.
International Honors Poverty Alleviation, Sustainability, Global Education, Global Health International Honors consists of interdisciplinary courses that explore contemporary issues and their historical foundations through an integrated, multi-national approach. Pacific Lutheran University
International Political Economy Poverty Alleviation The International Political Economy Program encourages the integrated analysis of international problems and issues using tools and methods of political science, economics, and sociology as informed by an understanding of history and tempered by appreciation of culture and cultural differences. University of Puget Sound
Washington State University
International Studies Poverty Alleviation, Global Education The International Studies major enables to act competently & conscientiously within an increasingly interconnected world
Latin America Studies Global Education, Global Health, Poverty Alleviation To enhance linguistic and cultural competence by stimulating and demanding opportunities in classroom settings and overseas
Linguistics and Cultural Studies Global Education This may be of interest and use to students also pursuing studies in a variety of fields including anthropology, global development, global and urban ministries, sociology, and specific languages. Students of linguistics generally prepare themselves to enter professional fields such as translation, teaching, and linguistic research.
Government and Political Science Poverty Alleviation Politics Politics is about the struggle over power, authority, freedom,
security and peace the core issues of public life
Religion Poverty Alleviation, Global Education The study of religion seeks to provide students with the tools to understand humanity’s quest for ultimate meaning and the myths, symbols and stories, the doctrines and ethical convictions, the experiences, rituals, and communities in which such meanings have found expression
Race and Ethnic Studies Poverty Alleviation, Global Education The study of the meaning of race and ethnicity, and their application in historical and current events. Helps students prepare for living in a multicultural environment.
Scandinavian Area Studies Poverty Alleviation An exciting and vibrant region known for its innovative approaches to democracy,
literature and design, yet a region also affected by powerful worldwide
processes like colonialism, migration and globalization
Pacific Lutheran University
University of Washington

Graduate

Degree Type Field of Development Description Schools where it is offered
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Comparative Religion Global Education An in depth study of world religions with an international focus.
Environmental Studies Sustainability Environmental Studies is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on the study of the relationship between humans and the environment
Global Business Law International business, Human Rights Students in this track focus on U.S. business law and practice-oriented courses that simulate global transactions. The law school provides a large selection of business law courses, including international contracting, international trade, and comparative corporate governance. Graduates from this track pursue legal careers as global business lawyers, entrepreneurs or government lawyers responsible for economic policy and regulation.
Global Health Master of Public Health Global Health Teaches students about values and emerging technologies in public health
International & Comparative Law Poverty Alleviation, Global Health, Global Education, Sustainability International concerns permeate areas like Intellectual Property and Contracts, courses not ordinarily considered “international.”
International Studies Global Education,
Poverty Alleviation
Draws on both area studies and other disciplines in molding a new approach to the study of international affairs. Designed to help students approach a profession with a better understanding of how to relate it to an increasingly interdependent world.
Law of Sustainable Development Sustainability The Sustainable International Development LL.M. program is the first graduate program at a U.S. law school to focus on international development law towards Poverty, hunger, overpopulation, transitional political systems and resource distribution issues confronting the world today University of Washington
Masters of Arts in Education, Cross-Cultural Literacy Global Education The Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree provides intermediate-level graduate training which enhances professional knowledge and prepares students for further graduate study
Master of Arts in Management: Social and Sustainable Management Poverty Alleviation This program enables recent graduates with liberal arts, science, or engineering majors who have not yet entered their career, or at most have not moved far into one, to develop the core business and professional knowledge and skills that business, NGO, and nonprofit organizations all highly value. Seattle Pacific University
Masters of the Arts: World History, Culture and Literature Poverty Alleviation World history is a methodological field based around the study of global problems, events, patterns, or issues.
Masters in Business Administration Poverty Alleviation, Global Health, Global Education, Sustainability Accounting, Finance, Global Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Project Management, Sustainable Business, and Technology Management
Masters of International Business Poverty Alleviation How businesses operate abroad, and how to effectively manage a business in a global economy.
Master of Non-Profit Leadership / Master of Non-Profit Administration Poverty Alleviation, Global Health, Global Education, Sustainability The MNPL program is oriented toward working professionals who currently are nonprofit executives or who expect to be in such positions within three years of completing the program.
Masters of Public Administration Global Education Providing education and research for current and future leaders in pursuing challenging public-service careers in government, nonprofit, or private-sector organizations
Modern Languages and Literatures – French Global Education Full command of the French Foreign Language
Peace Corps Master’s International Global Education, Poverty Alleviation Gonzaga’s PCMI program is a joint degree with Peace Corps in which students receive a foundation in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) and Studies in Language & Culture and then complete the degree by doing a three-credit (tuition waived) practicum with Peace Corps while earning an additional seven credits (non-waived) based on their service as a Peace Corps volunteer. The program is designed to provide participants with the skills needed to participate in Peace Corps TEFL and TEFL teacher training programs.
The University of Washington Evans School Peace Corps Master’s International (PCMI) MPA track focuses on international development of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and combines our Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree with two years of Peace Corps service.
Public Service Law Poverty Alleviation, Global Health, Global Education, Sustainability Lawyers play a critical role in establishing and preserving a civil society. Law should be a calling in the spirit of public service
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Global Education Bringing together knowledge and skill from linguistics, education, humanities, and the social sciences, the program will prepare for leadership and service in the field of teaching English among multiple different cultures and increase interactions with peers of multiple languages
Teaching English as Second Language Global Education Bringing together knowledge and skill from linguistics, education, humanities, and the social sciences, the program will prepare for leadership and service in the field of teaching English as a second or foreign language