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: 30 credits, including 18 credits in required courses, 9 credits in courses in a specialization, and 3 credits in elective courses. 

Required
EDUC 6112Foundations of Assessment, Testing, and Measurement in Education
or EDUC 6114 Introduction to Quantitative Research
or
EDUC 6116Introduction 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 6620Strategies and Analysis in International Education
EDUC 6630International Experiences
EDUC 6631Internship: International Education
EDUC 6640Selected Topics in International Education
EDUC 6660Capstone in International Education
Education and Development Study Stream
EDUC 6610Programs and Policies in International Education (Policy Issues in International Education: Developing Countries)
EDUC 6620Strategies and Analysis in International Education (Planning Education Reform in Developing Countries)
Global Education Study Stream
EDUC 6610Programs and Policies in International Education (Migration and Mobility: Exploring Citizenship and Education in the Global Era)
EDUC 6615Internationalizing U.S. Schools
International Higher Education Stream
EDUC 6610Programs and Policies in International Education (International Higher Education)
EDUC 6620Strategies and Analysis in International Education (Managing Study Abroad and International Student Offices)
Specialization
9 credits in a professional, academic, or regional specialization selected in consultation with the program advisor.
Elective
3 credits of approved electives selected in consultation with the program advisor.

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