Understand the contexts of poverty, hunger, and social injustice and the means for bringing long-term transformation.


  • Courses that study specific global regions and their various economic, health, and political challenges.
  • A variety of classes analyzing issues of poverty, development, human trafficking, and conflict, and Christian responses to these.

Career opportunities

The combination of political and socio-economic understanding along with theological analysis provides a foundation for work with international development organizations, work with urban development ministries and organizations, church staff roles focusing on community development, justice and reconciliation work, and refugee services.