1530. Master of Development Practice

(En. 11.2.11)
  1. Admission

Admission to the graduate program is limited to students who hold the Bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, from a college or university of recognized standing, who have established their eligibility for graduate standing at the University of California, and who comply with such other requirements regarding preparation for graduate study as may be prescribed by the Faculty of the Graduate Group in Sustainable Development Practice.

  1. Degree Requirements

The Degree of Master of Development Practice (M.D.P.) will be granted on the following conditions. The candidate must have:

    1. Completed a two-year program of graduate study, as specified by the Faculty of the Graduate Group in Development Practice and approved by the Graduate Council, including a minimum of two semesters in residence at the University of California, Berkeley.
    2. Completed 50 semester units of approved upper division and graduate courses, including no fewer than 25 units in graduate course work.
    3. Completed an approved Master’s project or a thesis prepared in accordance with the rules of the Graduate Council, under conditions as stated by the Faculty of the Graduate Group in Development Practice.
    4. Maintained the scholarship of a “B” average (3.0 grade points) in all upper division and graduate courses undertaken in graduate residence at the University of California. No course in which a grade lower than C- is assigned may be counted in satisfaction of requirements for the degree.