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Graduate Programs

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Our distinguished master’s programs focus on critical analysis and hands-on practice, giving you the tools and confidence to put your skills to work in the field.

Master’s Degree Programs

Choose from our four master’s programs to pursue a path toward your future career.

M.A. in Community Development and Planning

Build more resilient and equitable urban communities by confronting social and economic injustice.

M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy

Create solutions to the complex environmental challenges of the 21st century.

M.S. in Geographic Information Science (GIS)

Work with top experts and pioneering technologies to forge a distinguished career in geographic information science.

M.A. in International Development

Collaborate across disciplines and social groups to develop solutions to the challenges facing today’s world.

Graduate Certificate Programs

Monitoring and Evaluation

Design monitoring and evaluation systems for organizational learning and policy development. Students will learn to work across a range of programmatic areas, including youth work, food and agriculture, refugee work, land tenure and natural resource management, education and gender.

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Refugees, Forced Migration, and Belonging

Gain an understanding of displacement and forced migration issues, taking into account the complex social, political, economic, and environmental factors shaping population movement.

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Youth Work Practice

Learn the tools needed to build trust-filled, authentic, mutually respectful relationships with young people as well as how to design and manage youth development programs.

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Immersive Learning at Clark

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Immersive Learning in Mexico

$1.5M awarded grant from NSF in partnership with the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) for our interdisciplinary team of faculty and graduate students to do transformative work in Co-Creating Capacities to Understand, Visualize and Mitigate Climate-Change Impact Cascades and Inequities in Central Mexico.

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Immersive Learning in Ethiopia

Join an exciting collaborative research project on traditional grain mixtures funded by the Rockefeller Foundation’s Periodic Table of Food Initiative. Explore the potential benefits of a time-tested practice, which has been displaced by monocultures in most of the world but continues to sustain communities in rural Ethiopia.

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Our transdisciplinary curriculum mirrors the real world, where problems are not confined to a single issue. Pursue your passion by selecting from our nine concentrations.

Student waving at crowdFellowships and Scholarships

Clark University master’s degree programs award generous merit-based scholarships to U.S. and international students. Scholarships are also available for returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) and other service organizations.

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