Multidisciplinary, International, and Cross-Cultural

The International Training and Education Program is a multidisciplinary Master’s program that combines educational theory and practice. ITEP focuses on education’s role in international development and promoting cross-cultural understanding.
The Master’s in International Training and Education Program features:
  • Your choice of four concentrations: International Development Education, International Exchange and Study Abroad, Global Education, or Global Health.
  • A strong theoretical background in the foundations and practice of education.
  • The knowledge, skills, and experiences you need for policy formulation, program design, project management, and intercultural learning.
  • Access to networking opportunities with faculty, faculty contacts, alumni, and more.

Accelerator Admission
Details (2018)

Advanced Master’s Accelerator Program Master’s Accelerator Program Pre-Sessional English Language
GPA 3.0 3.0 3.0
IELTS 6.5 6.0 5.5
Available Entry Spring or Fall Spring, Summer, or Fall
Qualifying undergraduate degrees:
4-year undergraduate degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.

Sample Coursework

Below is a list of degree-related courses you might take during your Master’s Accelerator Program. Courses may change based on availability and your preferences.
  • Educational Leadership and Organizational Change
  • Quantitative Research Education
  • Research Methods
  • Statistical Methods

Progression Details

Advanced Master’s Accelerator Program Master’s Accelerator Program Pre-Sessional English Language
Credits Earned Towards Degree 6 9 0
Progression Into Master’s degree program Master’s degree program Master’s Accelerator Program
Progression Requirements GPA of 3.0 with no grade lower than a B GPA of 3.0 with no grade lower than a B Successful completion of the qualifying level in ELTA with a grade of B or higher in each course
Total credits required for degree: 36 credit hours

Tuition Costs

Advanced Master’s Accelerator Program Master’s Accelerator Program Pre-Sessional English Language Cost Per Credit After Accelerator1 Total Credits Required For Degree
Master’s in International Training and Education $20,653 $29,315 $8,165 $1,642 36

Note: Pre-Sessional English Language costs represent Spring and Fall 2018. Price varies for summer semester. Please visit accelerator.american.edu/masters-accelerator/tuition for more detailed costs.

1Cost per credit hour subject to change. Number of credits and semesters remaining after completion of Master’s Accelerator varies by program and student. The average graduate student takes 9 credits per semester.

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