Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Online Programs

International Development Certificate


2500 Park Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55404

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

International Development Certificate

Format: Online

Program Description:

The 100% online International Development graduate certificate from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is designed to provide a specialized study of economic, political, and social development theories and practices, including a historical overview of international development. It is delivered in a flexible format and can be completed in just one year.

Through a curriculum that emphasizes global perspectives, students pursue a generalist study of sustainable development, humanitarian intervention, and poverty reduction. You will learn from expert faculty who bring valuable experience to the online classroom. This program is financial aid eligible and can be applied toward a master's degree from Saint Mary's.

This affordable certificate will provide the specific knowledge you need for success in the NGO/nonprofit sector as an international development practitioner. It includes hands-on opportunities so you are prepared for the demands and challenges of international development work. Graduates are qualified for career paths in social and community service management, fundraising management, and international aid.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Applicants may apply for loans by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Code: 002380

Locale: Distant Town

Size & Settings: 0-999

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