Your Career: Microfinance

The Fletcher School offers a rigorous, yet flexible curriculum to let you tailor your graduate education to the international career of your choice. The following Fletcher courses can help you launch or advance a career in microfinance.

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Daily Risks and Crisis Events

Development Aid in Practice

Decision Making and Public Policy

Development Economics: Micro Perspectives

Development Economics: Policy Perspectives


Introduction to Economic Theory

Law and Development

Macroeconomic Problems of Middle Income Countries: Focus on Latin America



Microfinance and Financial Inclusion

Nutrition in Complex Emergencies: Policies, Practice and Decision-making

Seminar on Agriculture and Rural Development in Developing Countries

Political Economy of Reform, Growth, and Equity

International NGOs: Ethics and Management Practice

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Our Alumni

Mimi Alemayehou, Executive Vice President, Overseas Private Investment Corp
Mimi Alemayehou

Executive Vice President
Overseas Private Investment Corp.

At OPIC, we are balancing financial returns with environmental impact, social impact, and economic impact... So the broad curriculum I completed at Fletcher comes in handy. Read more.

Our Alumni

Manjula Dissanayake

Manjula Dissanayake


Founder, Educate Lanka Foundation, Inc.

Dissanayake was thousands of miles away from his home just outside of Sri Lanka’s capital, studying finance  and preparing for a job in investment banking, when the 2004 tsunami hit. Like many, though, he was shaken by the destruction and moved to help rebuild the human and physical capital of the struggling country. That inspiration led him to create a social enterprise dedicated to educate the underserved in Sri Lanka. That venture, now called Educate Lanka Foundation, Inc. Read more