SIT Graduate Institute

Brattleboro, VT | Washington, DC


Washington, DC–based Programs

MA in Sustainable Development: International Policy and Management

One-year program for development professionals

student presentationProfoundly expand your leadership capacity, practical skills, and networking channels — particularly within the areas of sustainability, social justice, and entrepreneurship.

This one-year program provides students with resources available through SIT’s parent organization, World Learning — a global nonprofit — and the broader marketplace of development organizations headquartered in the US capital. The program is designed for individuals from across the globe with some relevant work experience.

Graduate Certificate in Inclusive Security: International Policy and Practice

Part-time graduate-level program for working professionals – 9 graduate credits

Participants can expect to:

  • Examine actual case studies in specific national and community contexts
  • Acquire new skills in designing, delivering, and advancing inclusive approaches
  • Enhance their global knowledge through the program’s international perspectives
  • Gain an understanding of program design and management
  • Learn how to translate their knowledge as an individual to engage and interact with others across cultures and communities
  • Develop deeper confidence in addressing social injustices through security policy development and peacebuilding plans
  • Create a toolbox of alternative approaches to traditional state-based security constructions
  • Develop unified advocacy platforms that equip them to deliver concrete proposals for reshaping peace processes