The MDP is a two-year program that involves a summer field practicum. At its core, there are four main areas of study Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Public Health, and Management. These core areas from an interdisciplinary foundation and reflect Arizona’s commitment to connecting local issues with global networks of knowledge.
Consult the MDP handbook to learn more about the curriculum.
The first year of the MDP program focuses on establishing foundation skill and knowledge. During the second year, students have the opportunity to explore their areas of study across a range of departments including Government and Public Policy, Natural Resources and Environment, Public Health, and Agriculture and Life Science.
Students also complete a summer field practicum.
Complete all courses: