The Master of International Development Policy (MIDP) is a flexible interdisciplinary degree program focused on mid-career professionals who will dedicate their careers to policymaking and public service in developing countries.

Apply to this program through the Duke Center for International Development.

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Application Deadline

The program has a rolling admission with a priority deadline of January 5, 2023. 

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  1. Visit the University-wide application page to create an account. If an account exists, please enter the appropriate credentials. 
    Should you have trouble entering the portal, please email Duke’s OIT office. Please include a screenshot or details of the error message you encounter.

    Duke OIT Help Desk

    Phone: (919) 684-2200



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2. On the application page, click “Start a New Application” and select the “Spring 2023-Fall 2023 Application Cycle.”

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3. Select “Sanford School of Public Policy” in the next drop-down tab. This will open the Sanford School applications. Should you have any issues, please contact the admissions office for the program you are applying to for further assistance.

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A Great Choice

“I keep telling my friends and my family members that Sanford is the best school in the world. I feel like if I had to choose again, I would do it with less doubts.” – Alan Medina MIDP’22. 

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