Master of Arts in Global Development & Justice
Multnomah University

Program Details

Taught from a biblical perspective, Multnomah offers this online MA in Global Development and Justice.  The intent of this advanced program is to create leaders who are compassionate and prepared to engage their knowledge to help others.  The insight and skills you acquire in this degree can prepare you for ministerial duties, missionary work, or positions that provide humanitarian aid.  An internship or collaborative research project is an integral part of this online MA.  Foreign residency experiences, working with an NGO, may also comprise part of the curriculum.  Courses may include:

  • Principles of Spiritual Formation
  • Theology of Cultural Engagement
  • Conflict, Refugees & Complex Disasters


  • Students complete two two-week academic abroad sessions in Rwanda or Thailand.
  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • Personal statement

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities