IDS Graduate Certificate

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IDS Graduate Certificate Requirements

Students seeking a UM Graduate Certificate in International Development Studies are required to complete a total of 12 credit hours. This includes at least 6 credits of Common Core Courses and up to 6 credits of International Development Studies Content Courses.

At least half of the credits must be numbered 500 or above.

Common Core Courses (Must select at least 2 of the following courses)

IDS 591 Monitoring and Evaluation in International Development

GYD 520 Critical Issues in Helping

NRSM G 575 Environment and Development

PSCI G 521 Globalization

PSCI 528 Politics of the World Economy

In addition to the Core Curriculum, students will take no more than 2 additional IDS courses from the following list of graduate-level IDS content courses, for a total of at least 12 credits. 

Content Courses  (Must select no more than 2 of the following courses)

ANTH 520 Seminar in Ethnology 

ANTH 521 Applied Anthropology

COMM 415 Intercultural Communication

ECON 450 Advance Topics in Economic Development

ENST 487 Globalization Justice and the Environment

ENST 516 Climate Change: Mekong Delta

NRSM G 524 Community Forestry 

NRSM 571 International Conservation and Development

PSCI 431Politics of Global Migration

PSCI 463 Development Administration

SW 465 Social Work in a Global Context

International Internships and other courses not listed here may count toward the certificate on petition by the student and approval by the IDS director. 

IDS Graduate Certificate Registration

To register for the IDS Graduate Certificate meet with IDS Director Kimber McKay Social Sciences 213 kimber.mckay@mso.umt.edu