University of Maryland - College Park
College of Education
International Education Policy
University of Maryland
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
The Ph.D. program in International Education Policy seeks to form professionals with deep understanding of the complex array of issues concerning educational policies and practices in developing as well as industrialized countries. The Ph.D. requires a minimum of 90 credits beyond the B.A. Twenty-four credits are usually accepted for transfer from a previous M.A. degree, 12 credits are awarded for dissertation research, which means the degree generally requires 54 credits of coursework. Faculty members work closely with students to develop a unique program of study to suit the needs and goals of each individual student. Initial program plans are flexible and are usually revised throughout a student's graduate work. Students can specialize in a variety of concentrations that include but are not limited to Gender and Development, Peace Education, Political Economy of Education and Development, and Intercultural Education and International Student Exchange., The minimum number of credit hours beyond the bachelor's degree required to obtain a master's degree in International Education Policy is 30 credit hours and usually takes one and a half to two years to complete. The M.A. program allows a student to specialize in a variety of concentrations that include Gender and Development, Peace Education, Political Economy of Education and Development, Intercultural Education and International Student Exchange, and the Masters in International Peace Corps Program. The program is distinguished by the development of a unique program of study to suit the needs of each student. Initial program plans are flexible and are usually revised throughout a student's graduate work as particular directions and their implications for coursework develop.
Accreditation:Middle States Assessment and The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
International Student Requirements:The Department of International Educational Services (IES) assists students in applying for admission and pursuing studies at the University of Maryland. Please go to the IES website for more detailed information on the admissions process. In addition to sending other required materials, you must submit a certificate of your finances, request for the kind of visa you require or a copy of the visa you already have, your official TOEFL or IELTS scores, and your official transcript with a literal translation.
Facts & Figures
# of Credits Required: 30 for M.A., 90 for
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 551 USD
In State Tuition (per year): 10678 USD
Out State Tuition (per year): 22144 USD
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large Suburb