International Education Program (M.Ed.)

  • Program Overview

    Designed to assist classroom teachers, administrators, and education specialists to meet the needs of diverse student populations in international schools.

    The Van Loan School at Endicott College offers an M.Ed. in International Education with your choice of models:

    • A blended program of online and face-to-face studies with summer courses in Madrid, Prague (2018 only), Bangkok, or Leysin (Switzerland), OR, 
    • A 100% online program

    The program prepares you to navigate the complex global challenges and trends that are affecting education on a global scale in order to create an educational environment that encourages transformation, innovation, and skill development - the foundations for excellent teaching.

    This program can be completed in 13 months (blended program), 28 months (100% online program) or over an extended period of time to meet your personal requirements. To discuss customizing a program of study, please email Richard Pacheco (

    *From January 2019, a newly designed Program of Studies Timetable will be introduced for all the international M.Ed. programs which will offer: 

    - Less summer time commitment - 3 face-to-face summer courses (currently 4), for 2 summers
    - Lower summer study accommodation and living expenses - 3 weeks, rather than 4, for 2 summers
    - Less stress during online courses - each course is studied individually

    Those students beginning their studies with an online course in January 2019 will be able to complete the M.Ed. in 16 months.

    The courses offered in the M.Ed. programs will remain unchanged.

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  • Curriculum

    Program of Study

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon completion of this program, students will: 

    • To recognize the interrelationship between all intellectual pursuits, the correlation of history and innovation, social progress and traditional values, and classical and contemporary cultures.
    • To create an educational environment that encourages ongoing transformation, innovation, and skill development that are the foundation of excellent teaching.
    • To assist classroom teachers, administrators, and education specialists to meet the needs of diverse student populations in international schools. The program has been designed to allow teachers to simultaneously complete their degree within a reasonable period of time while continuing their international work.

    Required Curriculum

    IED 504 - Theories in Curriculum Design
    IED 509 - Language Diversity in Education
    IED 510 - Leadership in International Education
    IED 511 - Strategies for Change in International Schools
    IED 522 - Intercultural Communication
    IED 524 - Child and Adolescent Psychology: Theory and Practice Cross-Cultural
    IED 572 - Clinical Experience in International Education
    IED 573 - Reflective Seminar: International Education
    IED 574 - Research Project
    IED 580 - Innovative Methods in Education
    IED 581 - Technology in Education
    IED 582 - Research Methods

    Total Degree Requirements - 36 credits

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  • Internships and Careers

    An education from the Van Loan School of Graduate and Professional Studies at Endicott College means you'll have access to premiere career resources—long after you graduate.

    Whether you're finishing your undergraduate study, adding new credentials, or working toward a new career path, you'll find resources through our Internship and Career Center to help you get where you want to go. From career advising to resume support, we're here to prepare you for your next step.

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