Advance global growth and prosperity

Master of International Development

Combine in-depth theoretical knowledge with practical applications to design and implement effective solutions to challenging problems across the world. Our graduates champion reform in national governments, international organizations, and nonprofit and research organizations, as well as in the private sector.

Professional Skills

  • Economics and political analysis for development
  • Management and policy implementation
  • Political and government analysis
  • Quantitative analysis

Joint Degrees

You can pursue two graduate degrees simultaneously through our partnerships with other professional schools at the University of Pittsburgh and with Kobe University in Japan. This approach reduces the number of credits needed for both degrees and helps shorten your time to graduation.

  • MID/Law degree (JD)
  • MID/Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • MID/Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • MID/Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS)
  • MID/Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Joint master’s through the University of Geneva or Kobe University in Japan
Employment Data – Class of 2020
7%
Federal Government
14%
Local/State Government
38%
Nonprofit/NGO
41%
Private

The GSPIA Experience

Meet Amanda Janczak (MID '13). The professors at GSPIA were an unforgettable part of her experience at GSPIA and helped guide her to her current career as a senior project manager for Management Systems International in the DC Metro area.