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.