Master of Education in Comparative and Global Education
The Master of Education in Comparative and Global Education is a 30-hour program consisting of 18 hours of core courses through the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and 12 hours of electives in a concentrated field. The core courses are designed from an educational policy foundations perspective to help students develop the ability to interpret knowledge within its historical, philosophical, cultural, and social contexts. The elective fields include higher education, political science, sociology, community health, kinesiology, instructional technology, and international literacy. Other elective fields would be considered in order to meet the needs and interests of students. The program will prepare students for variety of opportunities, such as:
- teaching and conducting research in philosophical, historical, cultural, race, gender, ethnic and comparative studies;
- acting as specialists for United States and global programs, non-governmental agencies, and multilateral and bilateral technical assistance agencies in a variety of endeavors; and
- engaging in analysis of educational policy issues in the United States and in other areas of the world.
Applicants seeking admission to the Master of Education in Comparative and Global Education must submit the following directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions:
- Graduate Application
- Application Fee
- Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution.
- Candidates with a 3.0 GPA from the baccalaureate-granting institution or graduate1 will have the GRE automatically waived.
- Candidates with an undergrad GPA between 2.5 and 2.99 from the baccalaureate-granting institution or between 2.8 and 2.99 in graduate level hours* from the baccalaureate degree-granting institution are required to take the GRE. These candidates must meet the minimum standard with the following formula: ( (GPA X 50) + GRE Verbal + GRE Quantitative + GRE Written equal to or greater than 435.
- If a GRE was taken prior to 2011: (GPA X 200) + GRE Verbal + GRE Quantitative + GRE Written equal to or greater than 1664.
If a student has taken graduate level coursework after receiving their Bachelors, but has not received a Masters degree, then those hours become void and are not taken into consideration.
|Master of Education in Comparative and Global Education|
|CIED 5340||Foundations of U.S. Education||3|
|CIED 5341||Comparative Education||3|
|CIED 5342||Socio-Cultural Forces in Education||3|
|CIED 5343||Philosophy of Education||3|
|CIED 5370||Research In Teaching||3|
|CIED 5085||Current Issues in Education||3|
|Electives in Concentrated Field|
|Select four courses from one field, including:||12|
Higher Education Administration
Other approved field of concentration