Complete the Duke MIDP by choosing either the traditional, two-year option or the accelerated, three-semester option. A certificate is available for professionals not seeking a master's degree.
|Program Option||Courses/Credit Hours||Program Length||Internship||Master's Project|
16 courses (48 credit hours):
|Two academic years||Required||Required|
10 courses (30 credit hours):
8 courses (24 credit hours):
|One academic year||Not required||Not required|
Professional Work Experience Admissions Requirement
|Program Option||Professional Work Experience Admissions Requirement|
|Traditional||A minimum of five years|
At least five years of professional experience plus the equivalent of one-year of previous graduate-level coursework.
Concurrent Graduate Certificate
If you are currently a graduate/professional student in another department/school at Duke with an interest or focus in international development policy, we encourage you to review information about our concurrent graduate International Development Policy Certificate.