Training next-generation development practitioners and social scientists

We are dedicated to direct social impact and an approach that offers deep analysis and transformative solutions. Our multidisciplinary programs are designed for early and mid-level professionals to take their career to their next level. Our graduate students are at the frontlines of developing solutions to pressing issues — from agriculture and food systems to gender, economics and demographics — on the local and global scale. 

Graduate Degrees & Programs

MPS alumni spotlight

Are you wondering where a graduate education in Global Development can take you? Meet some of our MPS alumni who have taken lessons learned to advance their careers in every corner of the world.

student ashraf bhuiyan sitting with computer outside.
Parasto Hamed
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Leala Rosen headshot
Group stands together with Clinton Development Initiative banner
student michal matejczuk working in field.

Ph.D. alumni spotlight

Tess Pendergrast
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John Sipple
John Sipple

Professor

Department of Global Development

Director of Graduate Studies

Department of Global Development

John Sipple
Pk-12 education
Sociology of communities
Policy
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Terry Tucker

Professor of the Practice

Department of Global Development

Co-director of MPS in Global Development

Department of Global Development

Terry Tucker
International agriculture & rural development
Participatory research & extension
Higher education & development
Maricelis Acevedo
Maricelis Acevedo

Research Professor

Department of Global Development

Co-director of MPS in Global Development

Department of Global Development

International Research Professor (Joint)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

Maricelis Acevedo