The College of Public and International Affairs Master of Arts in Global Development is designed to prepare future civil servants and business professionals for careers in global development, conflict transformation, and other human security-related fields. Students can focus on one of four areas of study:
1. Political Economy and Development
2. Culture and Conflict Resolution for students interested in a career in government or a non-governmental organization.
3. Global Management for students with an interest in international business.
4. Global Communications for students interested in a career as a spokesperson for an international organization or a career in public diplomacy.
Students will be expected to have or to develop a working knowledge of one foreign language.
Students will spend a minimum of two months in an overseas internship. The program can be completed in five semesters including a summer semester for completion of the internship. For more info please see the Master’s Program fact sheet (PDF) and the Program brochure.
*The University of Bridgeport holds NGO status with the United Nations Department of Public Information and is also part of the United Nations Academic Impact Initiative.