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International & Multicultural Education, M.A.

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University rank #801 (QS) , CA,
USF's M.A. degree in International & Multicultural Education Program is dedicated to understanding formal and informal education within its sociocultural, linguistic, and political contexts around the world.

About

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.

We interweave theory and practice while utilizing the following lenses to inform our curriculum:

  • equity and social justice education
  • intersectionality of race, class, nation, language, gender and sexuality
  • youth culture and resistance
  • human rights and social movements
  • globalization and migration studies
  • community cultural wealth

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    62

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Completed online application with non-refundable $55 application fee.
  • One set of unofficial transcripts from each university/college previously attended. 
  • Applicants must have earned their Bachelor's and/or Masters' degrees from a regionally accredited institution. 
  • MA and Credential applicants: Minimum GPA of 2.75; Doctoral applicants: Minimum GPA of 3.0 from a graduate program
  • Two current, signed letters of recommendation, noting suitability for graduate work.
  • Current résumé.
  • A Statement of Intent 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1170 USD/module
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  • National

    1170 USD/module
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Living costs for San Francisco

  • 2206 - 4120 USD/month
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