This Certificate is an interdisciplinary program of study in the social sciences focused on development theory and interventions. Students will gain fundamental skills for understanding and assessing global to local scale institutions and strategies that seek to improve human well-being in the global South. The Certificate in International Development Studies provides students a credential that demonstrates their competency in interdisciplinary approaches to contemporary international development. Such skills are valued by a range of organizations including governmental and non-governmental organizations, consulting firms, philanthropic organizations, social enterprises, private sector firms, and educational institutions.
Interested students should attend an upcoming information session held in the Lucy Ellis Lounge in the Foreign Language Building (Room 1080) to learn about the requirements of the Certificate and sign up:
· Wednesday, October 1st from 1-1:30 pm
· Monday, November 10 from 3-3:30 pm
· Tuesday, December 2nd from 12-12:30
For more information please refer to http://www.globalstudies.illinois.edu/academics/certificate/