I am interested in international development. Can I take classes in this area in this program? If you are interested in international development, we recommend exploring the Pearson Institute International Policy and Development (IPD) Certificate. The IPD is designed to prepare students for careers in government, non-governmental organizations, international organizations, or multinational corporations. The certificate’s curated list of electives is designed to allow students to explore multiple academic approaches to understanding development, including from economics, political science, statistics, and psychology.Learn more here.