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Executive Education

International Development

The Duke Center for International Development (DCID) in the Sanford School offers short-term executive education programs to meet the needs of mid-career public policy professionals in government agencies, international institutions, the non-governmental community and the private sector. These programs give professionals the opportunity to learn from and share best practices with our faculty and other experienced international development practitioners from around the world.

DCID offers several open-enrollment public policy and finance programs every year Learn more about DCID's open-enrollment programs.

Custom Programs at Duke and Abroad

DCID also offers customized programs that are tailored to the needs of requesting governments and organizations.

Learn more about DCID's custom programs.

National Security

The Duke University Fellowship in Counterterrorism and Public Policy is designed to provide professionals in the national security and counterterrorism fields with an intensive educational experience that will enhance their understanding of the American policymaking process, empower them to operate more effectively at higher level leadership and staff positions, and deepen their understanding of counterterrorism and national security issues. The nine-month program offered by the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security accepts three to five Fellows each year.

The fellowship provides foundational instruction in national security studies and the policymaking process, as well as more directed courses in areas such as intelligence, national security and counterterrorism policy, and regional studies. The fellowship fulfills the Senior Service Education (SSE) requirements for military officers and other U.S. national security professionals.

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