CDSA graduates generally take up professional jobs in national and international research, training and development organizations. The nature of their jobs vary from policy research, training and consultancy, working with Development Authorities and other governmental and parastatal organizations; management and implementation of development projects; to establishing their own NGOs, 1900 of such agencies are members of the “Development Network” of CDSA.

This Professional Degree is also recognized as the legitimate degree in the profession for higher studies by many renowned universities abroad.