Our master’s in International Education Management is a 42-credit degree, designed to be completed in three semesters. The curriculum emphasizes core coursework in international education, intercultural communications, and language study along with professional experience through a 4-6 month practicum.
- International Education Management Core
- Linguistic & Intercultural Competency
- Thesis Alternative
|Principles and Practices of International Education (4)|
|International Education Program Design and Assessment (3)|
|International Education Marketing, Recruitment, and Enrollment Management (3)|
|Comparative International Education (2)|
|Finance Fundamentals for non-MBAs (2)|
|Staff Management in International Context (2)|
Language Studies program courses are offered in 7 languages, including Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Russian and Spanish. Through the Institute’s renowned content-based instruction, students combine advanced-level language study with topics related to their graduate coursework. Our Intercultural Competency offerings provide students the cross-cultural communication skills needed to pursue global career opportunities.
Language Studies/ Summer Intensive Language Program/ Middlebury Language School
or Schools Abroad courses (8 credits)
Intercultural Competence courses (4 credits)
Electives (8 credits)
Based on their interests, students may choose from the following list, or select other courses suitable to their professional goals with the agreement of the program coordinator.
|Language Studies courses/ SILP courses/ Middlebury Language School or Schools Abroad courses*|
|International Education Policy (2)|
|International Student Services (2)|
|Best Practices in Study Abroad and International Exchange (2)|
|Principles and Practices of Language Teaching (3)|
|Introduction to Language Program Administration (2)|
|International Organizational Behavior (2)|
|Managing Social Change Organizations (2)|
|Organizational Sustainability of NGOs (4)|
|International Marketing Research (3)|
See the complete Elective list for more information.
Students must complete a 4-6 month practicum in the International Education field. To earn credit, students will be responsible for rigorous academic performance, equivalent in quantity and quality to the requirements for 6 credits of on-campus coursework. For detailed information, please go to the Practicum page.
Students with extended professional experience in the international education field will have the option, with approval of the program coordinator, to complete a thesis project in lieu of practicum.