International Programs - Bangkok Cohort

M.Ed. in International Education

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

Links and Contacts

The Van Loan School at Endicott College offers a M.Ed. in International Education through a blended program of online and face-to-face studies, with summer courses in these locations:

Madrid in Spain at The College For International Studies
Leysin in Switzerland at The Leysin American School
Prague in the Czech Republic at The Open Gate School
Bangkok in Thailand at Bangkok International Preparatory and Secondary School, in collaboration with Dhurakij Pundit University

This program is also offered 100% online. 

Program Overview

The program has been designed to:

  • Assist classroom teachers, administrators and education specialists to meet the needs of diverse student populations in international schools.
  • Recognize the interrelationship between all intellectual pursuits, the correlation of history and innovation, social progress and traditional values, and classical and contemporary cultures.
  • Create an educational environment that encourages ongoing transformation, innovation, and skill development that are the foundation of excellent teaching.
  • Assist classroom teachers, administrators, and education specialists to meet the needs of diverse student populations in international schools. 
  • Allow teachers to simultaneously complete their degrees within a reasonable period of time while continuing their international work.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is limited to US citizens or eligible non-citizens with a valid Alien Registration Number. Students must be enrolled in an approved program and be in good academic standing to receive financial aid. Aid for graduate students is limited to federal Stafford Loans. If students are interested, please refer to the Van Loan Endicott Financial Aid web page.

M.Ed. Application Form 

M.Ed. Fees Payment

Bangkok Housing

Leysin Housing

Madrid Housing

Prague Housing

Learning Outcomes

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

Program of Study


Summer One
IED 582 Research Methods 3 cr.
IED 511 Strategies for Change in International Schools 3 cr.
IED 581 Technology in Education 3 cr.
IED 580 Innovative Practices in Education 3 cr.

Fall online courses
IED 504 Theories in Curriculum Design 3 cr.
IED 574 Final Research Project 3 cr.

Spring online courses
IED 510 Leadership in International Education 3 cr.
IED 572 Clinical Experience in International Education 3 cr.

Summer Two
IED 509 Language Diversity in Education 3 cr.
IED 524 Child and Adolescent Psychology in a Cross-Cultural Setting 3 cr.
IED 522 Intercultural Communication 3 cr.
IED 573 Reflective Seminar: International Education 3 cr.

Total Degree Requirements
36 cr.

*Order of courses is subject to change

This program can be completed in 13 months or over an extended period of time to meet your personal requirements. To follow a program of studies different from what is on the program flier, please write to Richard Pacheco ( for details.

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Michael Smith
Michael L. Smith, '09, M.Ed. International Education (Madrid, Spain).
Any university or school is only as successful as the people who comprise the institution and actually teach the programs. Nowhere is this truer than in the Masters of International Education program at Endicott College, where I was fortunate to study in 2008-2009 at their Madrid campus. As the head of an international school populated by students from 41 countries and speaking 26 languages, Endicott’s M.Ed. program prepared me well for the vast challenges that await the brave and select few who venture into international education. 
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