Graduate School

Some Calvin students go straight to graduate school for M.A. or PhD degrees in a variety of development-related fields. Recent graduates have attended the following universities: Arcadia, Emory, Fordham, Johns Hopkins, Michigan State, Pittsburgh and the School of International Training. Talk to your advisor about preparing for graduate study after Calvin.


Find a job in international development

Studying international development at Calvin will prepare you to enter many development-related fields, such as:

  • Economic development
  • International conservation
  • Import-export business
  • Urban planning
  • International relations
  • Humanitarian relief
  • Peace and reconciliation work
  • Government diplomacy
  • Community development
  • International law
  • Environmental planning

Expand your studies

Talk to your faculty advisor about combining international development studies with the following areas of study:

  • Business
  • Economics
  • Social work
  • Sociology
  • Engineering
  • Geography and environmental studies
  • Political science