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International Training and Education | Master's Program

MA in International Training and Education


Degree Requirements

  • 36 credit hours of approved graduate work including 15 credit hours of core courses, 3 credit hours of research methodology, and 18 credit hours in an area of concentration

Students with extensive volunteer experience in development and training organizations such as the Peace Corps, VISTA, Americorp, etc., can earn up to 6 credit hours toward their degree.

  • Comprehensive examination requirement is satisfied by successful completion of EDU-685 Proseminar: International Training and Education. 

Course Requirements

Core (15 credit hours)

  • EDU-598 Comparative and International Education (3) 
  • EDU-612 Equity and Educational Opportunity (3) 
  • EDU-618 Human Growth and Development across the
    Life Span (3) 
  • EDU-642 Training Program Design (3) 
  • EDU-685 Proseminar: International Training and
        Education (3) 

Social Science Research Methodology Requirement (3 credit hours)

  • EDU-610 Overview of Qualitative & Quantitative Research Strategies (3). Another graduate research methods course may be substituted with approval of the SETH dean 

Area of Concentration (18 credit hours)

  • 18 credit hours in one of the following areas or in an individually-designed program, in consultation with an advisor 

International Development Education 

  • EDU-648 Education and Development: Sector Analysis (3) 
  • EDU-649 Nonformal Education and Development (3) 
  • 12 additional approved graduate credit hours 

International Education Exchange 

  • EDU-614 International Education Exchange: Policies
        and Practices (3) 
  • EDU-647 Global and Multicultural Education (3) 
  • 12 additional approved graduate credit hours 

Global Education 

  • EDU-619 Children’s Literature: A Critical Literacy Perspective (3) 
  • EDU-624 Language, Schooling, and Nation-Building (3) 
  • 12 additional approved graduate credit hours 

Global Health 

  • HFIT-575 Global Health (3) 
  • HFIT-585 Global Health Policy (3) 
  • 12 additional approved graduate credit hours