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International Education Administration Program (M.Ed.)

  • Program Overview

    M.Ed. in International Education Administration (36 Credits)

    Endicott College offers a Master of Education in International Education Administration with your choice of models.

    • A blended program of online and face-to-face studies, with summer courses in Madrid or Leysin, Switzerland
    • 100% online program 

    The program is a dynamic, intensive 36-credit learning experience in which you cultivate leadership skills in negotiation, communication and mediation; personnel and financial management; curriculum design and leadership; measurement and evaluation; and innovative leadership practices. Drawn from international, private, and public school standards and based upon strong theoretical foundations, courses reflect the practical, hands-on learning necessary for effective leadership in K-12 schools.

    The program is designed to provide the skills and tools experts, researchers, and practitioners believe leaders need in our changing, complex global environment. Completion of the capstone Leadership Development Seminar provides you with a personal, action-oriented, leadership development plan ready for use to make a significant difference in guiding schools forward and improving the international educational environment.

    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.  

    *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) Two online courses
    • Summer (July) Three face-to-face courses
    • Fall (September-December) Two online courses
    • Spring (January-May) Two online courses
    • Summer (July) Three face-to-face courses

    The 100% online program can be completed in a minimum of 28 months. 

    *Given the uncertainty of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, we have made the decision to offer the 2021 summer courses online, rather then onsite, in order to ensure the health and safety of out students and instructors. 

    Note: The International Education Administration 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

    Program of Study

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon completion of the program, students will:

    • Demonstrate the practical skills necessary for effective leadership in international schools
    • Develop the skills needed by practitioners in a changing and complex global environment
    • Discover and articulate a personal philosophy of leadership
    • Develop an action-oriented, leadership development plan to use to guide international schools in making improvements

    Required Curriculum

    *Please note: MIEA574  has a pre-requisite of IED582 for this program

    • MIEA 501 - Introduction to School Leadership (Cr: 3)
    • MIEA 502 - Facilitating Teaching and Learning (Cr: 3)
    • IED 582 - Research Methods (Cr: 3)
    • MIEA 510 - Leadership in International Education (Cr: 3)
    • MIEA 515 - Negotiation, Communication/Mediation to Improve Schools (Cr: 3)
    • MIEA 520 - Strategies for Change in International Schools (Cr: 3)
    • MIEA 530 - Marketing of Organizations (Cr: 3)
    • MIEA 537 - Operational and Financial Strategies (Cr: 3)
    • MIEA 564 - Leveraging Technology (Cr: 3)
    • MIEA 574 - Research Project in Administration (Cr: 3)
    • MIEA 580 - Innovative Practices in International Education Administration (Cr: 3)
    • MIEA 587 - Leadership Development Seminar (Cr: 3)

    Total Degree Requirements - 36 credits

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"The M.Ed. in International Education Administration program at Endicott provided invaluable insights and strategies to support the complexities of International School leadership. I continue to grow professionally because of the relationships formed with both professors and peers as we benefit from each other’s international perspectives and experiences."
Graeme Chisholm M’19