12 months
728 USD/credit 21840 USD/year
728 USD/credit 21840 USD/year
320 USD/credit 9600 USD/year
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The Master of Education in Comparative and Global Education at Sam Houston State University is a 30-hour program consisting of 18 hours of core courses through the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and 12 hours of electives in a concentrated field. 


Key facts

The core Comparative and Global Education courses at Sam Houston State University are designed from an educational policy foundations perspective to help students develop the ability to interpret knowledge within its historical, philosophical, cultural, and social contexts. 

Learning outcomes

The elective fields include higher education, political science, sociology, community health, kinesiology, instructional technology, and international literacy. Other elective fields would be considered in order to meet the needs and interests of students.The program will prepare students for variety of opportunities, such as: a) teaching and conducting research in philosophical, historical, cultural, race, gender, ethnic and comparative studies; b) acting as specialists for United States and global programs, non-governmental agencies, and multilateral and bilateral technical assistance agencies in a variety of endeavors; and c) engaging in analysis of educational policy issues in the United States and in other areas of the world.


The College of Education’s Educator Preparation Program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Comparative Education
  • Socio-Cultural Forces in Education
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Research In Teaching
  • Current Issues in Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate Application
  • Application Fee
  • Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution.
  • Candidates with a 3.0 GPA1 from the baccalaureate-granting institution or graduate2 will have the GRE automatically waived.
  • Candidates with an undergrad GPA between 2.5 and 2.99 from the baccalaureate-granting institution or between 2.8 and 2.99 in graduate level hours* from the baccalaureate degree-granting institution are required to take the GRE. These candidates must meet the minimum standard with the following formula: ( (GPA X 50) + GRE Verbal + GRE Quantitative + GRE Written equal to or greater than 435.
  • If a GRE was taken prior to 2011: (GPA X 200) + GRE Verbal + GRE Quantitative + GRE Written equal to or greater than 1664.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 728 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    21840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 728 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 320 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Huntsville

964 - 1786 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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