M.S.Ed in International and Comparative Education

History, Philosophy, and Comparative Education

M.S.Ed in International and Comparative Education

General Track

Help shape education practice in the United States and around the world.

Expand your understanding of the economic, social, political, and cultural influences on education. You’ll be introduced to core concepts in comparative education, obtain a social scientific perspective on education policy, sharpen your knowledge of particular education issues, and develop the ability to conduct basic research.

You can also do independent research in the United States or abroad as part of your optional master’s thesis.

  • Application Deadline
    DomesticInternational
    FallMar 1Mar 1
    SpringNov 1Sep 1
    SummerMar 1Mar 1
    Fee$60$65
  • Admissions Requirements
    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
    • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
    • Completed online application that includes:
      • Transcripts
      • Personal Statement
      • 2 Letters of Recommendation
      • GRE Scores:
        • Required for domestic students
        • Required for international students
      • Resume:
        • Not required for domestic students
        • Required for international students
      • TOEFL score from last two years*

      *International students only

  • Financial Aid
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The educational leadership track provides coursework relevant to educational leadership in the international context or for serving globally-oriented organizations.

The higher education track provides coursework relevant to higher education in the international context or for serving international students and scholars in the U.S.