Master of Development Practice

Inspire change

The Master of Development Practice (MDP) program is a professional course-based program that positions graduates as global development professionals. This on-campus program can be completed in one year of full-time study

MDP prepares students to better identify and address the challenges of extreme poverty and sustainable development through excellent course offerings. With a focus on sustainable development, the MDP offers courses from four intersecting areas: health, natural, social, and management sciences.

Field placements are a critical component of the MDP program and allows students to gain real-world practical experience in the development sector in countries such as India, Madagascar, Tanzania and Canada.

Our graduates work as:

  • Education Co-ordinator, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities

  • Co-ordinator, The Hunger Project Canada

  • Executive Director, Thrive Uganda

  • Director, United Nations Association in Canada

  • Agriculture Consultant, Associations des Unions Maraichere des Niayes

Jennifer Doucet
Graduate Program Coordinator
Master of Development Practice (MDP)

MDP Students in Jamaica

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