Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in the Field of International Education

The master of arts in education and human development in the field of international education degree program is designed for individuals who are entering or advancing in positions associated with training, education, adult learning, and development activities in diverse settings that require international understanding. Students acquire knowledge of other countries and cultures, using the education system as a means of interpreting and translating knowledge across cultures, and analysis of the formal and non-formal school systems as they reflect history, culture, development, values, contemporary concerns, and future trends. In addition, students acquire tools, methods, and habits of analysis that enable them to play a variety of roles as leaders and change agents.

Students in this program can also enroll in and receive a graduate certificate in Incorporating International Perspectives in Education. 

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Required: 36 credits, including 18 credits in required courses, 9 credits in courses in a specialization, and 9 credits in elective courses. 

Required
EDUC 6114Introduction to Quantitative Research
or EDUC 6116 Introduction to Educational Statistics
And five of the following:
EDUC 6601International and Comparative Education
EDUC 6602Regional Studies in International Education
EDUC 6610Programs and Policies in International Education
EDUC 6615Internationalizing U.S. Schools
EDUC 6620Strategies and Analysis in International Education
EDUC 6630International Experiences
EDUC 6660Capstone in International Education
EDUC 6631Internship: International Education
EDUC 6640Selected Topics in International Education
EDUC 6650Education and National Development
Specialization
9 credits in a professional, academic, or regional specialization selected in consultation with the program advisor.
Elective
9 credits of approved electives selected in consultation with the program advisor.

 Up to 6 additional credit hours of internship may be required for students who do not have international education related experience.