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 (Fall 2017)

Master’s Accelerator 1 Master’s Accelerator 2 Pre-Sessional English Language
GPA 3.0 3.0 3.0
IELTS 6.5 6.0 5.5
Program Start Date August 20, 2017 August 20, 2017 August 24, 2017
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.
  • Research Methods
  • Educational Leadership and Organizational Change
  • Quantitative Research Education

Progression Details

Master’s Accelerator 1 Master’s Accelerator 2 Pre-Sessional English Language
Credits Earned Towards Degree 6 9 0
Progression Into Master’s degree program Master’s degree program Master’s Accelerator 2
Progression Requirements GPA of 3.0 with no grade lower than a B GPA of 3.0 with no grade lower than a B Completion of level 6 of ELTA with a grade of C or better in all coursework
Total credits required for degree: 6 credit hours, plus 18 hours in area of specialization

Tuition Costs

Master’s Accelerator 1 Master’s Accelerator 2 Pre-Sessional English Language Cost Per Credit After Accelerator1 Total Credits Required For Degree
Master’s in International Training and Education $19,900 $27,900 $8,060 $1,526 6 (plus 18 in area of specialization)

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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