Master's in Development Practice

What's New

Page 2 of 2. Return to the Master's in Development Practice program 

Thumbnail for

Columbia University Master's in Development Practice Program

Interview with Glenn Denning, professor of Practical Training and director of the Master's in Development Practice (MDP) program at Columbia University in New York City. MDP degree programs provide rigorous professional training for future leaders ... Read More
Thumbnail for

CATIE Master's in Development Practice Program

Interview with Glenn Galloway, director of the Division of Education and dean of the Graduate School at Tropical Agricultural Research & Higher Education Center (CATIE), about the Master's in Development Practice (MDP) program. MDP degree programs ... Read More
Thumbnail for

Emory University Master's in Development Practice Program

Interview with David Nugent, professor of anthropology and co-director of the Master's in Development Practice (MDP) program at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. MDP degree programs provide rigorous professional training for future leaders in the ... Read More
Thumbnail for

University of Denver Master's in Development Practice Program

Interview with Daniel Wessner, director of the Master's in Development Practice (MDP) program at the University of Denver. MDP degree programs provide rigorous professional training for future leaders in the field of sustainable development. Read More
Thumbnail for

Tsinghua University Master's in Development Practice Program

Interview with Wu Yongping, associate dean of the School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University in Beijing, about the Master's in Development Practice (MDP) program. MDP degree programs provide rigorous professional training for ... Read More
Thumbnail for

University of Waterloo Master's in Development Practice Program

Interview with Larry Swatuk, associate professor and director of the Environment Department at the University of Waterloo in Canada, about the Master's in Development Practice (MDP) program. MDP degree programs provide rigorous professional training for ... Read More

First Master's Program in Development Practice Launches at Columbia University

During the fall of 2009, with support from the MacArthur Foundation, Columbia University welcomes its first class of students for a new Master’s Program in Development Practice. Read More

Professional Training for Future Sustainable Development Leaders

Supporting rigorous professional training for future leaders in the field of sustainable development, MacArthur announced grants totaling $7.6 million to nine universities in seven countries Read More
Thumbnail for

New Masters Program to Train Sustainable Development Leaders

The first global initiative to provide rigorous professional training for future leaders in the field of sustainable development was unveiled at Columbia University on October 15, 2008. The program, which was recommended in a newly released ... Read More

New Master’s Programs Will Train Sustainable Development Leaders

The first global initiative to provide rigorous professional training for future leaders in the field of sustainable development was unveiled today at Columbia University. Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the International Commission on Education for Development Professionals

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton unveils the Foundation's $15 million commitment to create 2-year Master’s Programs in Development Practice at up to 12 universities worldwide. Read More

Commission on Education for Sustainable Development Practice

Jonathan F. Fanton, President of the MacArthur Foundation; Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute; and John W. McArthur, CEO and Executive Director of Millennium Promise, cordially invite you to attend the release of the ... Read More
Thumbnail for Report on Education for Sustainable Development Practice

Report on Education for Sustainable Development Practice

A report from the International Commission on Education for Sustainable Development Practice lays the groundwork for Master's in Development Practice programs worldwide. Read More

Framing Remarks by Jonathan Fanton, First Meeting of the International Commission on Training for Development Policy and Practice

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton relates the lack of necessary knowledge possessed by many development practitioners and expresses hope that the Commission may produce a solution to that problem. Read More

Staff

Portrait of Gabriela Suarez

Gabriela Suarez

Program Administrator
Portrait of Laura Young

Laura Young

Program Associate