Jul 13, 2024  

International Development Graduate Certificate

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To qualify for a graduate level certificate, prospective students must already hold a terminal undergraduate degree (a bachelor’s degree). The purpose of a graduate certificate is to provide specialized knowledge without completing a full master’s degree. The certificate program represents a collection of courses (15 credits) and when completed affords the student a record of academic accomplishment at the graduate level in international development or organizational leadership.

Graduate Certificate in International Development

IDP Admission Requirements

To be admitted to regular standing into the International Development Program, students must

  • Qualify for general admission  into graduate studies at Andrews University
  • Hold a four-year baccalaureate degree from an accredited American university or senior college, or its equivalent from a comparable institution outside the U.S.
  • Demonstrate adequate undergraduate preparation in the proposed field of graduate study and in general education.
  • Indicate ability to handle master’s-level work in the language of instruction.


  • Access to email communication is compulsory for participation in this program.
  • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) transcript requirement is waived for
    students in the overseas program.
  • TOFEL is waived for students in this program.

For More Information

For contact information, program administration details, & site locations, please click here .

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