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Master’s in Development Practice (MDP) in Indigenous Development


The MDP curriculum includes:

  • A one week program orientation in an Indigenous community;
  • 46.5 credit hours of interdisciplinary courses that focus on Indigenous development within the health, management, natural and social science framework;
  • Two 10 to 12 week field placements, one Canadian and one international, in Indigenous communities or with organizations (NGOs, government organizations, for-profit organizations, etc.) working with Indigenous communities.

This professional degree uses individual and group learning including problem-solving, case studies, group projects, and critical self-reflection to foster integrated knowledge, skills and approaches needed to successfully contribute to and effect sustainable Indigenous development in Canada and abroad.

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