The Graduate School of Global Development and Entrepreneurship
Handong Graduate School of Global Development and Entrepreneurship (HGD&E) has been founded to advance sustainable development around the globe, to exterminate global poverty and to develop local communities. In response to these practical needs, this school is committed to nurturing field oriented development specialists who can educate people and work with them to create local communities able to sustain themselves. Students at HGD&E will receive personal mentoring from faculty members, will study a specialized curriculum, and experience the school's rich resources for international cooperation. Focusing upon these three areas, Foundation Knowledge + Professional Competence + Execution Ability, will make the students experts in international cooperation and development.
MA in Global Development and Entrepreneurship
The curriculum requires foundation requirements (18 credits), concentration electives (9 credits), and field practicum and research (9 credits). The curriculum is designed to train students to approach a targeted region with open minds. This will allow them to view the political, social, and cultural aspects of targeted communities and work with them as full partners in the development process.
- - Multidisciplinary
The curriculum is designed to train students to identify local needs and problems in developing nations. This will, in turn, allow them to work effectively with local populations in those nations to achieve tangible results. view the political, social, and cultural aspects of targeted communities and work with them as full partners in the development process.
- - Theory/Research + Field/Practice
This program has two parts. Students will spend the first year focusing on the foundational and theoretical bases of development studies. In the second year, students will actually work in the !eld encountering the problems as they effect local populations.
- - Developing + Developed Countries Working Together
This curriculum integrates the perspectives of both developing and developed nations. Its students will be trained to approach developing areas from a balanced perspective with balanced priorities.
Youngsup Kim (Ph.D., Image Processing, University of Alabama, U.S.A.)
Younsik Han (Ph.D., Electronic Engineering, North Carolina State University, U.S.A.)
Cha-mun Koo (Ph.D., Urban Planning and Development, University of Southern California, U.S.A.)
Ki-Seok Kim (Ph.D., Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea)
Yun seon Kim (Ph.D., Engineering, Wayne state University, U.S.A.)
Sung-June Kang (Ph.D., Management, The State Univ of New Jersey, U.S.A.)
Chung-Rok Pang (Ph.D., Politics, University of Birmingham, U.K.)
Kee-Seon Yoo (Ph.D., Economics, State University of New York-Binghamton, U.S.A)