Maximize your Duke experience by combining your Master of International Development Policy degree with concurrent certificates offered by other departments and schools at Duke.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Graduate Certificate

Through this experiential certificate program, aspiring innovators, entrepreneurs and founders from across Duke’s graduate and professional programs can complement their course of study, support their career goals, expand their networks, and work on ideas to make a real impact. This certificate, which is open to all Duke’s graduate and professional students, can be completed in one year at no additional cost; admissions for the program are rolling. Students may also elect to participate in specific courses or programmatic elements without completing the Certificate. Learn more. 

African and African American Studies Certificate

Graduate students enrolled in the program are encouraged to participate in all African & African American Studies program events, including the program’s lecture series and symposia. African & African American Studies (AAAS) at Duke has a specific interdisciplinary focus on Diaspora Studies and Gender Studies. This emphasis characterizes both our faculty’s strength and the curriculum’s critical interdisciplinary strategy. AAAS at Duke is committed to a new model of Black Studies, one which sees race as inevitably intertwined with other social hierarchies and one which forces attention to continuities and disjunctures of social experience across the Diaspora. Learn more.

Information Science and Studies Certificate

The purpose of the ISS Graduate Certificate is to offer an interdisciplinary program at the graduate level that focuses on the study and creation of new information technologies and the analysis of their impact on art, culture, science, medicine, commerce, society, policy, and the environment. The program is designed for master’s and doctoral students wishing to complement their primary disciplinary focus with an interdisciplinary certificate in Information Science + Studies. Learn more. 

Global Health Graduate Certificate

The Global Health Graduate Certificate provides opportunities for highly motivated graduate and professional students across Duke to engage in the field of global health through a combination of coursework, field-based experience and engagement with peers and faculty. Learn more. 

Latin American & Caribbean Studies

This program allows students to focus on coursework across departments relating to this region. Requires proficiency in a Latin American or Caribbean language. Learn more.

East Asian Studies

This program allows students to focus on cross-disciplinary coursework relating to this region. Requires proficiency in an East Asian language. Learn more.

International Peace and Conflict Transformation

This certificate, offered by the University of North Carolina’s University Center for International Studies, requires 15 credits on topics related to international peace and conflict transformation plus participation in the Duke-UNC Rotary seminars. It is only open to Duke MIDP students. For information, contact Duke-UNC Rotary Center Director Susan Carroll at and visit here for the policy for MIDP fellows. Learn more.

Middle East Studies

A joint offering of the Consortium in Middle East Studies through the Department of Asian and Middle East Studies at Duke and the Department of Religious Studies at UNC. Learn more.

Russian Legal Studies

This program permits those interested in issues relating to the legal environment in this region to pursue an interdisciplinary study of the subject. Learn more.

Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies

The Certificate in Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies is an interdisciplinary program that allows students to pursue course work in a range of different disciplines, including foreign languages of the region, linguistics, literature, economics, history, political science, public policy, law, business, women’s studies, etc. Learn more.

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