I'm a graduate of this program (2009) and felt it was a good course of study
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> From: Joan Durocher <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: February 8, 2011 8:10:21 AM EST
> To: Joan Durocher <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: MA in International Development/Gallaudet U.
> *Master of Arts Degree in International Development with Persons with
> Do you want to work with persons with disabilities in developing
> countries in ending the discrimination, stigmatization and exclusion
> they endure in violation of their guaranteed human rights? Imagine
> yourself becoming the expert to implement policies and practices
> inclusive of people with disabilities within federal agencies,
> international organizations and non-governmental organizations and in
> their overseas development assistance programs?
> The Master of Arts degree in International Development at Gallaudet
> University in Washington, DC focuses on advocating for and with persons
> with disabilities. The program's coursework is taught through a
> transformative lens where political, social and development issues
> become a means through which ID graduates study topics, such as, the
> latest global trends and issues concerning disability and development,
> gender, models of disability, the micropolitics of development, the
> design of sustainable and effective development projects and programs,
> and economic development. Your two years of coursework includes a
> practicum placement at one of several Washington, DC agencies, as well
> as an internship overseas using the skills you will learn through your
> coursework at Gallaudet and the international experiences you will be
> exposed to in our nation's capitol.
> For more information, please go to our website: edf.gallaudet.edu
> <http://edf.gallaudet.edu/> and/or write to [log in to unmask]
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