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, Spain, Prague, Czech Republic 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 flexible blended program can be completed in a minimum of 18 months or over an extended period of time to meet your personal requirements. To discuss customizing a program of study, please email Richard Pacheco

    The blended program of studies comprises six online and six face-to-face courses which are delivered during the following time periods. Students may begin their studies at any time of year.

    Spring (January-May) 2 online courses
    Summer (July) 3 face-to-face courses
    Fall (September-December) 2 online courses
    Spring (January-May) 2 online courses
    Summer (July) 3 face-to-face courses

    The 199% online program can be completed in a minimum of 28 months. 
     
    Note: The International Education program is not linked to Massachusetts teacher licensure.

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  • Curriculum

    Admission Requirements

    International Education M.Ed. candidates should follow application procedures at https://vanloan.endicott.edu/admission-registration/international-students

    Program of Study

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon completion of this program, the student will be better able to:

    1. Discover and articulate a personal philosophy of leadership
    2. Develop a repertoire of strategies to communicate with individuals who represent various cultural groups
    3. Identify and interpret research and theories that provide a framework for assessing and addressing issues in an international school setting
    4. Implement a broad variety of curriculum theory, design, and successful practices
    5. Describe multicultural, multilingual issues that deal with teaching and social changes in schools that have linguistically, culturally, and ethnically diverse populations
    6. Identify and analyze future trends and issues related to the functions and roles of practicing leaders in international school settings

    Required Curriculum

    *Please note: IED574 has a pre-requisite of IED582 for this program

    IED 504 - Theories in Curriculum
    IED 509 - Language Diversity in Education
    IED 510 - Leadership in International Schools
    IED 511 - Strategies for Change in International Schools
    IED 522 - Intercultural Communication
    IED 524 - Child and Adolescent Psychology
    IED 572 - Clinical Experience
    IED 573 - Reflective Seminar: International Education
    IED 574 - Research Project
    *
    IED 580 - Innovative Practices 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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