International Development

The Master of Arts in International Development equips and nurtures Christian development facilitators, leaders, and managers for work with a wide range of development organizations, missions agencies, and churches. The program serves students who feel called by God to work for justice, integrate faith and development theory, acquire and hone cutting-edge, practical skills, and deepen their understanding of the spiritual, social, economic, and cultural perspectives that impact social transformation around the world.

Program Details

  • Location/Delivery: Online with residencies in Rwanda, Africa
  • Length:  32 credits, two years. Students participate in an annual 2.5 week residency in Rwanda in-person and complete the remaining 11 months online.
  • Next Start: May
  • CostView our affordable tuition rates. Receive a 20% Alumni Discount if you earned a bachelor's or associate degree from EU. 
  • Financial Aid:  Discover our partnership grants, military benefits, and federal financial aid options that may be available to you. We also invite students from the Global South to ask our enrollment counselors about scholarship opportunities!
Nashat Filmon
“At Eastern I was exposed to new ideas and challenged to stretch as a leader. I am honored to be part of Eastern's mission to the world. It is when we show love in a practical way that people begin to take the message of Jesus seriously.”

Nashat Filmon, MA '07, Executive Director of the Palestinian Bible Society 

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