The Master of Arts in International Education Management and Leadership offered by University at Albany is a fully online, asynchronous, 10 course program (30 credits) designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to be effective managers and leaders in the international education field.
Aspiring and early career professionals as well as mid-career administrators will gain a focused, in depth, and coherent understanding of cutting edge issues and recent developments in international education management as embedded within the administration, leadership, data analytics, risk management, financing, and student support functions of higher education institutions and other international education organizations. Through a combination of scholarly and applied learning experiences, graduates of the program are prepared to be data-driven leaders in the international education management and field.
Those completing this M.A. degree will be able to apply the knowledge and skills acquired in their jobs, either to comprehend aspects of the field as a whole, or to update knowledge and experience in particular areas.
The program is designed to be undertaken on a part-time basis.
The MA-IEML program is designed for the working professional to undertake on a part-time basis. The duration of the program depends on whether one undertakes a one or two course load, when one commences the program (fall, winter, summer), and other considerations, such as transfer credits and advance standing. Students completing two courses per term (and no summer courses) can fulfill program requirements in five semesters; students who complete one course per term can fulfill program requirements in 10 semesters. Most people will fall somewhere in between.
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Core Course Requirements:
The international education management and leadership core is designed to provide students with abroad exposure to all major areas of international education activity, including strategic planning and the profession, as well as general knowledge of higher education administration and finance which are the context within which international education is embedded.
The following three courses are required for all students in the MA in International Education Management & Leadership.
Classes limited to 20 students.
Early- to mid-career international education professionals working for educational institutions, not-for-profit organizations and associations, government agencies and private education companies.
World class, full-time faculty, many of who are senior professors, teach small online classes (limited to 20 students).
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.Schedule TOEFL®
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
The per credit rate for out of state residents is $944.
For in-state students, the per credit rate is $462.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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