Graduate Certificate in Global Development

The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, School of City and Regional Planning, and School of Economics are offering a Certificate in Global Development. The multidisciplinary certificate is a 12-credit hour program for degree-seeking graduate students and post-baccalaureate students studying on a non-degree basis. The program will provide graduate level introductory exposure to principles and methods of international economic and urban development through courses offered in International Affairs, City Planning, and Economics. Following the certificate, students will be positioned to influence technological, social, and policy decisions in their professions in the global context.

Certificate Requirements - 12 credit hours

Credit Hours
INTA/CP/ECON 6704 Introduction to Global Development 3
CP 6052 Planning Studio or
CP 6053 Urban Design Studio or
INTA/ECON 6744 Graduate Capstone in Global Development
4 or
3 or
Free Electives 5-6


Certificate Details

Admission Requirements

  • Official transcripts, including award of bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Curriculum vitae/resume
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores for international applicants

Graduate Advising / Admissions

Vince Pedicino
Graduate Advising & Enrollment Services

Habersham Building
781 Marietta St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30332-0610

Phone: 404-894-1905
Twitter: @NunnSchoolGT

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