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206 Burton Hall
178 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Fax: 612-624-3377

Undergraduate Studies:

Graduate Studies:


The Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development (OLPD) is now housed on the 2nd & 3rd floors of Burton Hall. Our main office is located in 206 Burton Hall. [map]


Comparative and International Development Education (CIDE) Programs

CIDE uses an interdisciplinary approach to the study of education’s role in economic, political, and sociocultural development; international educational exchange; and the internationalization of education.

Students enrolled in CIDE are the future leaders, policy analysts, educators, and researchers in the field of comparative and international development education. Students enrolled in this track incorporate relevant knowledge from the social sciences and the humanities into their studies, and they apply theory and practice in their area of specialization.

Graduates of the CIDE program pursue careers in teaching, administration, consulting, and counseling in universities, government agencies, foundations, and private non-profit organizations.

This program is for applicants interested in the following specialization areas: comparative and international development education or international educational exchange/international education.

CIDE Degrees and Programs


For questions regarding the admissions process, admissions documents, or general information about the program contact:

Dr. Jeremy Hernandez
Coordinator of Graduate Studies

Specific questions regarding course content should be directed to the program coordinator:

Dr. Gerry Fry
Coordinator, Comparative and International Development Education Program

Revised January 19, 2016