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Curriculum

M.S. in Global and International Education

The Global and International Education program runs on a quarter system. Students are expected to complete 2 courses per ten-week term in a cohort model. However, customizable plans of study are available.

The program requires the completion of 15 courses for a total of 45 credit hours consisting of:

  • Six core courses
  • Four primary concentration courses in Global and International Education
  • Three secondary concentration or elective courses
  • Two capstone courses

Most students complete the program in two years.

For course descriptions, please see the Drexel University Course Catalog.

Core Courses

Code Name Credits
EDGI 500 Global, International, and Comparative Education 3.0
EDGI 502 Global, International, and Comparative Education II 3.0
EDGI 504 The History and Theory of Comparative Education 3.0
EDGI 510 Culture, Society, and Education in Comparative Perspective 3.0
EDGI 512 Globalization and Educational Change 3.0
EDGI 520 Comparative Economics of Education 3.0

Primary Concentration Courses

Code Name Credits
EDGI 508 Understanding Research in Global, International, and Comparative Education 3.0
EDGI 514 Education and National Development 3.0
EDGI 518 Analysis of Policy Issues in Global, International, and Comparative Education 3.0
EDGI 606 Comparative Higher Education Systems 3.0

Secondary Peace Education Concentration Courses (9 credits)
Please choose three from the following four Peace Education courses

Code Name Credits
EDGI 530 Peace Education 3.0
EDGI 532 International Organizations in International Education 3.0
EDGI 534 Conflict Resolution in an International Context 3.0

Secondary Higher Education Concentration Courses (9 credits)
Please choose three from the following four Higher Education courses

Code Name Credits
EDHE 500 Foundations of Higher Education 3.0
EDHE 510 Governance, Management & Admin in Higher Education 3.0
EDHE 520 Student Development & Customer Service Management 3.0
EDUC 705 School Law and Politics 3.0

Secondary Learning Technologies Concentration Courses (9 credits)
Please choose three from the following four Learning Technologies courses

Code Name Credits
EDLT 538 New Media Literacies 3.0
EDUC 535 Researching and Evaluating Technology 3.0
EDLT 537 Technologies for Performance Support 3.0
EDUC 532 Designing Virtual Learning Communities 3.0

Secondary E-Learning Leadership Concentration Courses (9 credits)
Please choose three from the following four E-Learning Leadership courses

Code Name Credits
ELL 501 Purpose/Business of E-Learning 3.0
ELL 502 E-Learning Technologies 3.0
ELL 503 Teaching/Learning Issues E-Learning 3.0
ELL 504 Learning Technology & Disabilities 3.0
ELL 604 Design, Delivery, and Management of E-Learning 3.0
ELL 605 Design, Delivery, and Management of E-Learning II 3.0

Capstone Experience Courses

Code Name Credits
EDGI 715 Capstone: Global and International Co-op with Portfolio 1.5
EDGI 716 Capstone: Global & International Co-op with Portfolio 4.5