MS in Global and International Education Overview Today'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 students 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, ESL programs, 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. Graduates of this program 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 their organizations in addressing the dramatic change in society and culture due to globalization and how these influence educationOptional Study Abroad OpportunitiesThe accredited MS in Global and International Education program offers study abroad opportunities during the summer term each year. These programs are designed for working professionals who are unable to spend more than two weeks away. This summer, the program is excited to announce a study abroad opportunity in Vietnam. Students will visit important historical sites and meet with local experts, likely to include key diplomats, policy-makers, political leaders and educators. This is a rare and wonderful opportunity for students to expand their knowledge of how policy-makers in the US and in Vietnam mobilize education for diplomatic goals, and the role that teachers and students play in promoting diplomacy.Global Education ColloquiumThe MS in Global and International Education program hosts the Global Education Colloquium on the third Tuesday of every month. Each month, the GEC features a distinguished speaker 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. Curriculum 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 Comparative Economics of Education3.0Primary 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 Students can select courses as addional electives from within the School of Education or a course (with School of Education approval) from another Drexel University program, 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, students 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, students 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)Required DocumentsA 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 StudentsHow to Submit Supporting Documents Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2015-2016 is $868 per credit. (A 25% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $1157 per credit) This rate applies only to new online matriculated students. Students receiving special tuition plans with Drexel Online may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.This program is eligible for Financial Aid. We also offer tuition reduction through our network of partner companies and organizations, and for Drexel University alumni and those in the military. 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 Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2015 September 21, 2015 December 5, 2015 December 7, 2015 December 12, 2015 Winter 2016 January 4, 2016 March 14, 2016 March 15, 2016 March 19, 2016 Spring 2016 March 28, 2016 June 6, 2016 June 7, 2016 June 10, 2016 Summer 2016 June 20, 2016 August 29, 2016 August 30, 2016 September 3, 2016 Apply today for a MS in Global and International Education Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.