The Master of Arts in Global Development & Peace has the following learning outcomes:
- Students will be able to explain and compare the major extant models for socioeconomic development
- Students will demonstrate that they have acquired the the quantitative and qualitative research skills needed to undertake effective planning, analysis and implementation of projects related to socioeconomic development or conflict resolution.
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of the institutional prerequisites for good governance in developing countries
- Students will demonstrate an appreciation of the impact that religion and culture can have on socioeconomic development
- Students will demonstrate the basic skills needed for effective communication and negotiation.
- Students will demonstrate skills needed in problem solving and in project management through an overseas internship
- Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of a second language in addition to English.
* Note for all academic programs in the College of Public and International Affairs, a portfolio is collected to track progress in programmatic outcomes