CU Boulder, ATLAS Institute M.S. in Information and Communication Technology for Development
CU Boulder, ATLAS Institute Master of Science in Information and Communication Technology for Development (MS-ICTD)
The MS-ICTD degree prepares students for careers in the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to advance people and communities in developing nations and underserved or impoverished regions. Students are trained to address issues of access, social equity, sustainability, appropriate design and distribution.
The two-year program includes three semesters in residence and a one-semester practicum, that is, an internship or service project with a company engaged in ICTD efforts. Organizations participating in the practicum may be public or private sector, international development agencies, foundations and/or non-governmental organizations.