M.A. On Campus

International and Multicultural Education

University of San Francisco

12 months
1224 USD/credit 36720 USD/year
1225 USD/credit 36750 USD/year
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The M.A. degree in International and Multicultural Education at University of San Francisco is training critical scholars and engaged practitioners.


The International and Multicultural Education degree at University of San Francisco  is dedicated to understanding formal and informal education within its socio-cultural, linguistic, and political contexts around the world.

Based on principles of equity, social justice, and human rights, the program critically addresses the realities of education within and beyond the borders of public schooling in the United States and around the world.

Graduates with International and Multicultural Education from University of San Francisco will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a nuanced and integrative knowledge of human rights education & activism; race and ethnic studies; and language and culture.
  • Identify, describe, and critique critical social theory; critical & decolonizing pedagogies; theories of race, gender, and intersectionality.
  • Identify diverse methodological tools and application skills for community-engaged praxis in a range of contexts such as classroom teaching, community organizing, and curriculum development.
  • Synthesize contextual understandings, reflective analysis, theoretical frameworks, and methodological training to produce academic research demonstrated through either a thesis or research-based field project.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Re-conceptualizing Multicultural Education
  • Critical Race Theory and Praxis 
  • Gender and Globalization 
  • Human Rights Education: History, Philosophy and Current Debates
  • Cross-Cultural Literacy
  • Human Rights Education: Pedagogy and Praxis 
  • African-American Education History in the US 
  • Contemporary International Issues 
  • Women of Color in Higher Education 
  • Research in 1st and 2nd Language Acquisition 
  • Assessment/Testing of Second Language Proficiency 
  • Latinos and Education 
  • Human Rights and Media 
  • Critical Pedagogy 
  • Immigration and Forced Displacement 
  • Technology and Diverse Learners 
  • Asian American History and Education

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  Recommended GPA of 2.75
  • Certification of Finances
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Transcript (Academic Record) from each university or college attended
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume or CV
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Applicants must have earned their Bachelor's and/or Masters' degrees from a regionally accredited institution.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1224 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    36750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1225 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for San Francisco

2206 - 4119 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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