Education Specialist - International Education

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Northcentral University's Education Specialist program in International Education examines the economic, political, and cultural influences on education in today's globalized climate. Discover more about the Education Specialist program in International Education here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The online Education Specialist program in International Education offered at Northcentral University gives you the opportunity to explore and analyze the theories of education systems around the world, including the commonalities, differences and connections between global and comparative education. You can study various approaches to international education leadership, the significance of globalization and technology in education, and international organizations in global education. Other topics include ethics, international school reform, educational inequality, and conflict negotiation practices currently used by peace negotiation specialists.

What Are the Prerequisites?

You should have already earned a master's degree from an accredited institution before enrolling in the Education Specialist program in International Education. You should also have an interest in global education.

What Are the Course Requirements?

The Education Specialist program in International Education requires the completion of 33 credits. In addition to 18 specialization credits, this includes six foundation credits, six methods credits and three capstone credits.

Courses for an Education Specialist in International Education

Course NumberCourse Title
Required Courses
EDU 8000 Foundations for Graduate Study in Education
EDU 8001 Advanced Scholarly Writing
EDR 8203:Research Methods
EDR 8204
EDR 8205
Advanced Qualitative Design and Measurement

Advanced Quantitative Design and Measurement
Specialization Courses
Select six courses from the following:
IE 7001 Introduction to Global and Comparative Education
IE 7003Culture, Society, and Education in Comparative Perspective
IE 7005International Organizations in Global Education
IE 7009Education in Conflict and Emergencies
IE 7013Globalization and Educational Change
IE 7007International Education Leadership
IE 7017International Education Concepts and Theory
IE 7021Global Perspectives on Ethical Issues
Capstone Course
ED 7053 Education Specialist Capstone Project

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of the Education Specialist program in International Education, you could seek employment opportunities in national and international institutions of education. Possible positions you could pursue include:

  • Enrollment Manager
  • Educational Consultant
  • Educator
  • Administrator