Support Cross-Cultural Student Experiences
Learn how to manage international education programs in high schools, colleges, universities, and other education institutions with a global focus.
This 9-credit, online graduate certificate covers the administrative knowledge and planning skills you need to create diverse opportunities for students to travel and experience cultures around the world.
Already working in the field? Immediately apply what you learn in this program in your workplace. And, if you want to earn an additional graduate degree down the road, you can apply your credits to the Masters in International Education Management, Masters in Higher Education, Masters in Educational Policy & Leadership or the PhD in Educational Policy & Leadership.
Program of Study
To earn this certificate, you need to complete the following three graduate courses.
Introduction to International Education Management
Survey institutional strategy, program development, curricular internationalization, cross-border mobility and articulation, transnational delivery and branch campuses, research consortia, and alumni development.
Administration of Institutions of Higher Education
Study internal organizational patterns and the roles of trustees, administrative personnel, and faculties. Learn how teaching, research, criticism, and sanctions impact different institutional goals.
Higher Education Finance
Analyze financial management in U.S. higher education institutions. Topics include investment-based decision making, benefits and costs estimation, and alternative private and public financing.
CORE TOPICS OF STUDY
Coursework for this certificate increases your knowledge of topics such as:
- Curriculum Internationalization
- Study Abroad Program Development
- Cross-Border Mobility
- Global Marketing and Recruitment
- Transnational Education and Branch Campuses
- Global Risk Management
- International Partnerships
- International Student Services
For more information, contact program director Professor Mitch Leventhal at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Career Paths in International Education
Because few professionals in this field have been formally trained or educated in management studies specific to international education, this graduate certificate stands out on resumes in the job market.
It's also a great way to meet and network with other professionals working in the field.
Common Job Titles: Director of International Education Programs, International Student Affairs Officer, Study Abroad Coordinator, Enrollment Operations Manager, Foreign Student Exchange Specialist
Common Employers: Colleges and Universities, Professional Institutes, Private Education Providers, Government Agencies, Nonprofit Organizations, Educational Service Companies