Northcentral University

School of Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Education - International Education


2488 Historic Decatur Rd. Suite 100

San Diego, CA 92106

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Education - International Education

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Doctor of Education degree in International Education at Northcentral University will introduce you to theories of comparative education, cross-national comparative analysis, global educational transfer and borrowing, international development, and the relation between culture and education, and the tools needed to be an effective educator of global and comparative education.

You will learn how to develop strategies in conducting comparative research and cross-national policy analysis, as you comprehend, through reading and course assignments, the global dimensions of several crucial contemporary issues, including the hopes of global cooperation, and the complexity of educational accountability, authority, and professionalism. You will also be introduced to international organizations and consider current topics and debates in the fields of international education. Special emphasis is given to practices, strategies, and techniques that can be adapted to intercultural/multicultural contexts.


Northcentral University is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). 985 Atlantic Avenue Ste 100, Alameda, CA 94501 510.748.9001, For NCU program disclosures visit

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid Description: Financial aid may be available to those who qualify.

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: NCU prides itself on being learner-centered and caring about the success of our learners. We provide tuition payment options that we feel meet your needs and permits the University to prosper and grow.

Locale: Small Suburb

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