Endicott College

Van Loan School

M.Ed. in International Education Administration


376 Hale Street

Beverly, MA 01915

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Ed. in International Education Administration

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

Endicott offers five M.Ed. in International Education Programs:

  • International Education
  • International Education Administration
  • International Curriculum Development and Supervision
  • International Education with ESL Specialization
  • International Education with a Concentration in Educational Technology


The programs are offered through a blended program of summer class work and online courses during the school year: six summer face-to-face courses, which are offered three weeks each summer over two summers, plus six online courses studied in the spring and fall.  The summer courses take place in: Madrid, Spain; Leysin, Switzerland and Bangkok, Thailand.

Participants can complete one of these degrees in 16 months while working, or over an extended period of time to meet their personal needs, up to a maximum of seven years.

Students can begin the program in the spring, summer, or fall, and can request to move from one location to another for their second summer.

The M.Ed. in International Education program is also offered 100% online.

The M.Ed. is a continuous assessment model; students are not required to present a thesis or take comprehensive examinations.

global environment. Completion of the capstone Leadership Development Seminar provides students 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.

Note: The International Education Administration program is NOT linked to Massachusetts teacher licensure.
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.

Program of Study
MIEA 501 School Leadership 3 cr.
MIEA 502 Facilitating Teaching and Learning 3 cr.
IED 582 Research Methods 3 cr.
MIEA 510 Leadership in International Education 3 cr.
MIEA 515 Negotiation, Communication, and Mediation to Improve Schools 3 cr.
MIEA 520 Strategies for Change in International Schools 3 cr.
MIEA 530 Marketing of Organizations 3 cr.
MIEA 537 Operational and Financial Strategies 3 cr.
MIEA 564 Leveraging Technology 3 cr.
MIEA 574 Research Project in Administration 3 cr.
MIEA 580 Innovative Practices in International Education Administration 3 cr.
MIEA 587 Leadership Development Seminar 3 cr.
Total degree requirements 36 cr.

Master of Education in International Education: Specialization in Teaching English as a Second Language
The Master of Education in International Education, with a specialization in Teaching English as a Second Language, is designed to assist classroom teachers, administrators, and educational specialists to meet the needs of diverse student populations in international schools abroad and in domestic schools with diverse, multicultural student bodies. This M.Ed. specialization is appropriate for those currently teaching ESL and for seasoned and novice educators seeking to enhance their knowledge and competence in theoretical and practical methods of teaching English as a Second Language. Educators teaching in English across disciplines, cultures, and content areas will gain critical competence in improving the achievement of second language learners. The program has been designed to allow teachers to complete their degrees within reasonable periods of time while continuing their international work.

Master of Education in International Education with a Specialization in Educational Technology
This Master of Education (M.Ed.) program is designed to raise the competencies of educators in all fields by incorporating technology into schools and classroom settings to help students achieve their highest potential and to prepare for a rapidly changing world. Participants will develop specific competencies in the use of computer-mediated communications, management and instructional technologies of educators and support personnel. The aim in developing these specific competencies will ultimately be to enhance student learning.  The focus will be on preparing both educators and students to function in knowledge-based environments in the global community. The degree activities will address technology in the classroom as well as the related functions in the school, including how students not only use technology but also how to leverage technology to have a healthy, informed lifestyle.


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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