Oakland University

School of Education and Human Services

Graduate Certificate in International Education (IB Teacher Award Level I)

Address:

520 O'Dowd Hall

520 O'Dowd Hall

Rochester, MI 48309

United States

Phone:

1-248-370-2700

Fax:

1-248-370-4114

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in International Education (IB Teacher Award Level I)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Graduates of this program are eligible to register for the IB Teacher Award Level 1. The program provides knowledge and experiences related to understanding teaching, learning, assessment, and international-mindedness within International Baccalaureate (IB) schools. It is appropriate for teachers who are currently teaching within IB schools, as well as those who are not teaching in IB schools but who seek professional preparation for doing so. Graduates of the program will understand the foundations of IB programs of study and will be prepared to engage in curriculum development and implementation that reflects international perspectives in K-12 schools. Students in the program take 20 credits of educational studies coursework within a cohort and should complete certificate program requirements within two years.

Accreditation:

Oakland University is accredited as a doctoral degree-granting institution by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

International applicants requiring an I-20 for a visa must also submit additional documents, including an International Student Supplemental Application, financial documents, transcript evaluations, and proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS or MELAB).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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