Master - Education: International Education

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The Master of Education program in International Education at Northcentral University is focused on helping you gain a better idea of what would be required of you working with students of all types and in all types of situations in the education field. Read on to find out more about this program today.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Master of Education program in International Education at Northcentral University is designed to help you strengthen your already well-developed background in education while giving you a look at techniques for international students and situations. Courses will cover basics such as foundations for graduate study as well as more specific topics like global and comparative education. You will also have the opportunity to select from a number of elective specialized courses to better focus on areas where you have particular interest or talent. You will be required to pass all your classes with at least a B average and complete a capstone marketing project in order to graduate from the program.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are interested in applying for this program, you should have patience as well as a knack for helping others understand material. You should want to develop new techniques for working with all sorts of students in all sorts of environments, as well as strengthen your knowledge of the education profession. You are required to have a bachelor's degree prior to applying to this program at Northcentral University.

What Are the Course Requirements?

To graduate from this program, you must complete 30 credit hours. Of those credits, three will be from foundational courses, 21 will be from specialization courses, and three will be from a final capstone project.

Courses for a Master of Education in International Education

Course CodeCourse Name
Required Foundational Courses
EDU5000 Foundations of Graduate Study
Specialization Courses
Select 7 courses from the following:
ED5008-8Teaching Diverse students
ED5012-8Leadership in Educational Organizations
IE5001-8 Introduction to Global and Comparative Education
IE5003-8 International Education Concepts and Theory
IE5005-8 International Organizations in Global Education
IE5007-8 Conflict Resolution in an International Context
IE5013-8 Globalization and Educational Change
IE5021-8 Education and National Development
Signature Course
ED6002-8Educational Research Capstone

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

Upon completing this program, you may be able to look into an international education career option that suits your abilities and interests. Potential career environments could involve working with students directly, working more with the materials and methods used to educate students, or working with other educators in an international setting.

Possible career paths include but are not limited to:

  • Teacher
  • Tutor
  • Educational Materials Designer/Producer
  • Overseas Educator
  • Language Program Designer
  • Principal