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  1. Master of Science inGlobal and International EducationBuilding Bridges – Challenging AssumptionsOnline Open House Presentation

  2. Mission: The M.S. in Global and International Education is designed to prepare students with the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to work effectively within the complex economic, political, cultural, and social contexts that influence education and learning in diverse parts of the world.

  3. Program Goals: • Prepare graduates for professional and leadership roles; • Provide an innovative, rigorous, scholarly, and enriching educational experience; • Promote the use and integration of technology to support learning and scholarship in international education; • Establish a nationally recognized program that prepares students with the necessary skills; and • Enable students with the abilities to critique the roles and approaches of international, comparative, and educational research.

  4. Unique Program Features: Program Vision - to build knowledge about education as one of the interacting sectors of society while analyzing the role of educational systems within and among different countries of the world. Program Goals – to provide a comprehensive study of comparative education. Delivery Format – completely online!

  5. Plan of Study: 45 credits required for the Master’s degree 6 core courses 4 Primary Concentration in Global and International Education 3 courses Secondary Concentration/Electives 2 Capstone courses (co-op with portfolio)

  6. Core Global & International Education Courses (18 Credits) EDGI 500: Introduction to Global, International, & Comparative Ed. EDGI 504: History & Theory of Comparative Ed. EDGI 510: Culture, Society, and Education in Comparative Ed. EDGI 508: Understanding Researching in GIE EDGI 512: Global & Educational Change EDGI 520: Comparative Economics in Education Primary Concentration Courses (12 Credits) EDGI 502: Intro. to Global, International, & Comparative Ed. II EDGI 518: Analysis of Policy Issues in GIE EDGI 506: Comparative Higher Education Systems EDGI 514: Education and National Development Current Courses and Concentration programs

  7. Secondary Concentration programs Secondary Concentration/Electives (9 Credits) Peace Education EDGI 530: Peace Education EDGI 532: International Organizations in International Education EDGI 534: Conflict Resolution in an International Context Elective Alternatives • Higher Education • Teaching, Learning, & Curriculum • Science of Instruction (Teacher Education) • Learning Technologies Study Abroad Experience*

  8. Co-op Experience: 6 Credits Working in partnership with local communities, host governments, donors, contributors and partners, the internship or co-op experience establishes sustainable non-formal skills training for the cooperating student, host organization, and human service institutions tailored to the needs and desires of each community it serves.

  9. Admission Process • Completed application form; • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution; • An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher (provisional acceptance policies available for applicants with at least a 2.7 cumulative GPA); • International students and graduates must have of 550 or higher on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); • Official transcripts from ALL universities or colleges attended; • Two letters of recommendation (professional or academic); • Personal essay; and • Resume.

  10. Additional Benefits: • On-Campus Support • Graduate advisor • Student Resource Center • www.drexel.edu/src • On-line Support • Technical Support Website • Drexel University’s Hagerty Library

  11. Why Drexel’s Global & International Education Program? • Program Goals • Flexibility • Faculty & Staff • Co-Operative Learning Experience • Individualized Plan-of-Study

  12. Q&A For additional information, contact: Dr. Rebecca Clothey, GIE Program Co-Director rac52@drexel.edu or 215.895.5931 Dr. Frank Harvey, GIE Program Co-Director fh25@drexel.edu or 215.895.0237 Stephanie McKissic, GIE Program Coordinator scm34@drexel.edu or 215.895.1965 For an archived version of this Powerpoint presentation, log on to www.drexel.com/corporate/media.aspx