At a glance


The MIDP is a boutique program for mid-career professionals looking to lead global development efforts


Duke University ranked #12 among national universities in America by U.S. News & World Report 2021


The MIDP has a diverse student cohort and alumni that spans more than 100 countries

More about the MIDP at Duke University

The Master of International Development Policy (MIDP) degree from Duke University offers a diverse and global education that attracts mid-career professionals who plan to dedicate their careers to policy-making and public service in, and for, developing countries.

The course balances theory and practice to equip development practitioners and public servants with the necessary tools to further their careers.

Graduates of the MIDP degree join a professional network that features alumni from more than 100 countries around the world. 

With small class sizes and experienced faculty, the MIDP degree offers a vibrant, global community inside the heart of a world-class university. A feature of the MIDP is its self-designed curriculum that enables students to tailor learning around their needs and interests.

Duke University is one of the most prestigious schools in the U.S and is ranked #12 among national universities in the country according to U.S. News and World Report 2021.

Set in the close-knit community of Durham in North Carolina, Duke’s notable alumni include innovators, Olympians, two former heads of state, four Nobel Prize winners, high-ranking government officials from around the world, and the founders and CEOs of prominent companies.

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