Graduate Certificate in International Education
The Graduate Certificate program comprises (primarily) online and (limited) residential coursework; reflective practice of a student’s ongoing professional work; and a final capstone project, for a total of 19 credits. While students must fulfill a number of degree requirements, they have opportunities to customize their learning according to individual interests.
A description of all program components, including required coursework, is provided below.
- Coursework (12 credits). Students are required to complete between 10 and 15 hours of work each week. Assignments typically include readings, electronic group work, electronic postings, papers, and projects. Through the coursework component, students acquire critical theoretical knowledge and new professional competencies.
- Foundations in Intercultural Service, Leadership, and Management
- Practitioner Inquiry
- Theory, Practice, and Policy of International Education
- International Education Design, Delivery, and Evaluation
Review elective course descriptions (PDF)
- Intensive Field Modules (optional). Students can earn credit toward their degree while completing short-term, field-based intensive courses in the US and/or internationally. Recent field modules were held in Turkey, Mexico, Mali, and Washington, DC. Field courses are typically offered once a year in January. Learn more.
- Capstone Project. Students demonstrate, assess, and synthesize their learning with a short capstone project. Students are asked to identify salient points of learning that connect theory to practice and vice-versa, and then create a presentation that can be virtually shared with classmates.
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