MS in Global and International Education Overview Learn how Moorhouse earned her degree while abroadToday's leaders need the skills and practical knowledge to work within the context of global economic, political, cultural, and community influences on education. Drexel University's accredited online Master's in Global and International Education prepares you to work effectively with the complex global challenges, trends, and issues influencing education and learning in diverse parts of the world, including the United States.Graduates of the MS in Global and International Education program pursue careers in international and cross-cultural exchange, higher education, education abroad, law firms, international education associations, accreditation agencies, local community international outreach centers, the US government, international development or human service agencies, and non-governmental agencies. Online Open HouseView our archived online open house to learn more about the program.ConcentrationsThese concentrations have been specifically developed to address new trends and developments in the field. Choose from one of five areas or create your own:Educational Policy — Acquire the tools to analyze, craft, and implement educational policy effectively.E-Learning Leadership — Develop professional aptitude in distance learning, a rapidly expanding field that brings educational access to remote and impoverished communities.Higher Education — Master working in and with institutions of higher education as the field becomes increasingly globalized through foreign exchanges, international students, and technological advances.Learning Technologies — Explore new learning technologies and trends, applying them toward solving problems in the ever-evolving technical landscape of education.Peace Education — Learn to understand and counter the roots of cultural violence through education, utilizing a combination of interdisciplinary and multicultural theories.Customized — Work with your advisor to create a path that meets your individual career objectives.Upon graduation, you will be able to:Recognize the various dimensions of educational interventionsDevelop, analyze and implement new educational policies in a variety of multi-cultural settings, both public and privateProvide critique on international, comparative, and educational researchLead organizations in addressing the dramatic change in society and culture due to globalization and how these influence educationGlobal Classroom ParticipationGain a cross-cultural academic experience without ever leaving your home. Global classroom courses utilize interactive technology to allow you to work on collaborative projects with students at foreign universities such as The University of Montevideo Uruguay.Global Education ColloquiumThe MS in Global and International Education program hosts the Global Education Colloquium throughout the year, featuring distinguished speakers and lively discussion. The topics presented are the result of research spanning the full range of learning, teaching and training topics including international studies, higher education, peace education, social justice, inequality, politics of knowledge, policy, leadership and organizational change.This program is also available as a graduate minor.State restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Curriculum This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.Core Courses EDHE 680 Foundations of Evaluation3.0 EDGI 500 Introduction to Global, International & Comparative Education3.0 EDGI 504 History and Theory of Comparative Education3.0 EDGI 510 Culture, Society & Education in Comparative Perspective3.0 EDGI 512 Globalization and Educational Change3.0 EDGI 520 Political Economy of Education Reform3.0Primary Concentration Courses EDGI 506 Comparative Higher Education Systems3.0 EDGI 508 Understanding Research in International & Comparative Education3.0 EDGI 514 Education and National Development3.0 EDGI 518 Analysis of Policy Issues in Global & International Education3.0Capstone Requirement EDGI 715 Co-op with Portfolio1.5 EDGI 716 GIE Co-op Experience with Seminar4.5Select one of the following Secondary Concentrations:9.0Secondary Peace Education Concentration* EDGI 530 Peace Education EDGI 532 International Organizations in International Education EDGI 534 Conflict Resolution in an International Context Secondary Higher Education Concentration Select 3 of the following Higher Education courses: EDHE 500 Foundations of Higher Education EDHE 510 Governance, Management & Administration in Higher Education EDHE 520 Student Development & Customer Service Management EDHE 530 Higher Education Law Secondary E-Learning Leadership Concentration Select 3 of the following E-Learning Leadership courses: ELL 501 The Purpose and Business of E-Learning ELL 502 E-Learning Technologies ELL 503 Teaching and Learning Issues in E-Learning ELL 504 Learning Technologies & Disabilities ELL 604 Design & Delivery of E-Learning I ELL 605 Design & Delivery of E-Learning II Secondary Educational Policy Concentration** Select 3 of the following Educational Policy courses EDPO 620 Education Policy: Concepts, Issues, and Applications EDPO 624 Shaping of American Education Policy: Global Forces EDPO 632 Ethics in Educational Policy Making EDPO 636 Access & Equity in Educational Policy Making Secondary Learning Technology Concentration Select 3 of the following: EDLT 538 New Media Literacies EDUC 535 Researching & Evaluating Instructional Technology EDLT 537 Technologies for Performance Support EDUC 532 Designing Virtual Communities for Staff Development - Non-Field Experience Sample Electives You can select courses as additional electives from within the School of Education or from another Drexel University program (with School of Education approval), such as international business administration, foreign languages, women's studies, or science/technology/society. EDGI 600 Study Abroad Experience EDGI 610 International Ecotourism & Education Total Credits45.0 *As an alternative secondary concentration, you may create a customized area of study from other Drexel University departments/programs such as International Business Administration, Women's Studies, or Science/Technology/Society.** To complete the Drexel Educational Policy Certificate, complete 2 additional 3-credit courses: EDPO 628 and EDPO 640.View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institutionUndergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher (graduate degree GPA will be considered along with the undergraduate GPA)Provisional admission may be granted with a GPA between 2.80 to 2.99Required DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo professional letters of recommendationPersonal EssayResumeAdditional requirements for International StudentsAdmissions decisions are made on a rolling basis. Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2017-2018 is $921 per credit. (A 25% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $1228 per credit) This rate applies only to new online students.Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify. This program is eligible for Financial Aid. Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations. Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings. When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. Career Outlook Drexel's Global and International Education program goes beyond the traditional “bricks and mortar” of a college campus. The degree provides students with the skills and knowledge to pursue careers within and outside of academia. Depending upon your concentration(s,) there are numerous career opportunities: International Organizations: World Bank, Inter- Monetary Fund-IMF, Inter-American Development Bank-IADB, United States Agency for International Development-USAID, United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization-UNESCO, International Association of Universities-Affiliate of UNESCO, Institute of International Education-IIE, Council for International Educational Exchange-CIEE, Association of International Education Administrators-AIEA Non-profit and for-profit Organizations/Corporations: Museums, informal education organizations, foreign language businesses Government Agencies' Educational and Training Divisions/Programs: U.S. Department of Education, State Departments of Education, National Center for Education Statistics-NCES, Federal TRIO Programs/Council for Opportunity in Education-COE Politics: Political consultant, lobbyist, advisor Organizations where our current students and graduates work Administrative Concepts, Inc. AHA Bolivia Al Tawheed Primary School Blue Ocean Language Center Columbus Council on World Affairs Davis and Elkins College DC Public Schools Drexel University Ecole Sainte Marie English Childrens Center Exile International Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Felician College Global Arena Guy Carpenter & Company Ilsan Daejin High School Institute of International Education Irish American University Johnson and Wales University Kogei High School Marshall University Ministry of Presidential Affairs Salisbury University Seagoville Elementary Sogang University Wall Street Institute Job Titles of our current students and graduates Academic Counselor Admissions Counselor ALT Teacher Assistant Principal Bilingual Customer Service Rep Business Development Representative Client Service Generalist Consultant Director of Academic Affairs Director of International Programs Director of Student Activities Director of Study Abroad English Instructor English Tutor Fellowships Coordinator Fullbright Scholars Coordinator International Programs Officer International Student Advisor LeBow International Recruitment Nurse Program Director- Center for Civic Engagement Project Manager Regional Program Director- Economic Education Research Intern Residential Life Coordinator Senior English Foreign Teacher Teacher World Cultures Catalyst Project Coordinator Co-Op Topics our current students and graduates have studied A Chance for All: Favela Children in Jundiai Analyzing the Link Between Co‐Curricular Activities and International Student Retention and Satisfaction An Action Research Study on FLES Implementation in the Wyomissing Area School District An Assssment of Peace Education for War Affected Children in East Africa An Examination of the Cultural Awareness Training at the President’s Scholarship Office Creating a Continuum: A Fresh Look at Reporting & Grading & the Hiawatha Leadership Academy Community College: Global Awareness through Study Abroad Community Colleges' International Partnerships: American Association of Community Colleges' Global Education Commission CDPeace: Acting locally, Expanding Globally Community Service and Global Citizenship with Semester at Sea Developing a Model for the Implementation of a Child Assault Prevention (CAP) Project Within the Cultural Context of Africa Developing Online Curricula for the National Hispanic Entrepreneurs Organization Development of Social Studies Curriculum Reflecting Global Cultures and World History for K‐4 Students in Rwanda Elementary Schools, Darfur & Advocacy: Do we expose our youth? Emergency Preparedness Planning: Suggestions & Implementations for Social & Technological Disaster Recovery Empower Through Education: A Model College Preparatory and Support Program for Students Who are Deaf in Developing Nations Establishing Resource Manual and Training Program to Further the Professional Development of AEMC's in‐house Interpreters Exploring Study Abroad Programs for non‐Traditional Graduate Students Fast-forword Reading Progress Indicator As A Measure of Second Language Readiness Global Communities: Assessment and Evaluation of Global Education Best Practice for the Development of a Secondary/Dual‐Credit Global Education Curriculum Global Perspectives for High School: A College Preparatory Model for the Global Marketplace Improving Education in Southern Sudan for Orphans Through the Implementation of a Best Practice Model Improving English as a Foreign Language (EFL) in China Incorporating Sustainability into Cross‐Cultural Courses at Eastern Mennonite University Increasing Minority Participation in Study Abroad In Pursuit of Peace: Implementing Peace Education in Palestine Intercultural Education in a Korean High School International Field Experience for Pre‐Service Teachers: Measure of Programs for Preparing Teachers to Globalize the Classroom Internationalizing the Japanese Classroom Transforming Elementary Schools to Promote Global Learning Language Literacy and Business Skills Training for Women in Guinea Measuring Program Impact: A Model for Nonprofit Organizations Providing Global Education Youth Outreach Merging a Culturally Diverse Campus through On‐ Campus Physical Activity Partnerships for Peaceful Communities Project Global Inform Short‐term Study Abroad, Sports and Reflection Study Abroad: A Focus on Reflection The Importance of Study Abroad Experiences for Global Perspective in College Students The Value of International Internships in Global Workforce Development Using Learning Technologies to Teach Multiculturalism in Japanese Primary Schools Viability and Efficacy of the Training of Trainers phase of Teacher Professional Development in Nepal: A Theory‐Driven Process Evaluation Academic Calendar 2017-2018 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2017 September 25, 2017 December 9, 2017 December 11, 2017 December 16, 2017 Winter 2018 January 8, 2018 March 17, 2018 March 19, 2018 March 24, 2018 Spring 2018 April 2, 2018 June 9, 2018 June 11, 2018 June 15, 2018 Summer 2018 June 25, 2018 September 1, 2018 September 4, 2018 September 8, 2018 Apply today for the MS in Global and International Education Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Previously enrolled at Drexel? 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