International Education Policy, Master of Arts (M.A.)

Thesis option: 30 credits
Non-Thesis option: 30 credits

The M.A. program in International Education Policy is looking for first-rate students with an interest in professional careers or further study in the field. This degree seeks to form professionals with an understanding of the complex array of issues concerning educational policies and practices in both developing and industrialized countries. It also seeks to form professionals who will join institutions working on projects that range from assistance to educational systems under times of crisis to efforts to improve educational curricula and to the conduct of exchanges of students and academics across countries.
The M.A. program requires a minimum of 30 credits and usually takes one and a half to two years to complete. The program is distinguished by the development of a unique program of study to suit the needs of each student.

Course Title Credits
EDHI672Modes of Inquiry in Education Research3
Quantitative or Qualitative Methods course3
Select two of the following:6
Comparative Education
Political Economy of Education in a Global Context
Culture and Education in a Global Context
Thesis or Non-Thesis Requirements
Select one of the following:18
Master's Thesis Research
Select one additional research methods course
International Education Electives and Disciplinary Professional courses
Master's Seminar
International Education Electives and Disciplinary Professional courses
Complete a Master's paper
Total Credits30