Study International Development at Calvin
The statistics can be jarring: 1.2 billion people struggle to make ends meet on less than $1.25 a day, while 2.7 billion do it on less than $2.50 per day.
Will you join us in trying to do something about it?
With an interdisciplinary array of courses, experiential off-campus programs, community development internships, vocational retreats and an annual Faith and International Development Conference, Calvin's IDS program prepares you “to act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God” (Micah 6:8) in a global context.
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Careers in International Development
Wondering what you can do with a major or minor in international development? Find out how you can get involved in community health, environmental science, international law and other careers after you graduate.
Many students also choose to specialize in a specific field of study during their time at Calvin by pairing their IDS studies with studies in other areas. If you have a particular area of interest, check out how it might fit with IDS.
While you're at it, learn about what recent Calvin graduates have done in the field of international development.