M.S. in Global and International Education
Based on career objectives, M.S. in Global and International Education students choose from five distinct areas of concentrations. The concentrations have been specifically developed according to new trends and developments in the field, making them timely and responsive.
International agencies and non-governmental organizations are increasingly involved in wide-scale policy making throughout the world. Through this concentration, Global and International Education students wishing to work in this dynamic field acquire the tools to analyze, craft, and implement educational policy appropriately.
Distance learning is becoming increasingly prevalent in the international sector and non-governmental organizations as a means of expanding educational access to remote and impoverished communities. Professional adeptness in e-learning is imperative for individuals working in the field of international education.
As American higher education becomes increasingly globalized through foreign exchanges, international students, and technology, the significance of the field of global and international education to higher education is apparent. Students will be equipped to work in a university setting through coursework that will acclimate them to the higher education environment.
In order to function in the 21st Century high-tech world, it is increasingly important for teachers and education practitioners to be well-versed in learning technologies and educational technology trends.
The concept of building peace through pedagogy is a growing trend in global education. Peace Education is the combination of many interdisciplinary and multicultural theories that seeks to understand and counter the roots of cultural violence through education. Drexel's M.S. in Global and International Education provides students with the skill set and knowledge to become leaders in this exciting area of international expertise.