International Education Policy, M.A. | University of Maryland | College Park, United States
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International Education Policy

12 months
1706 USD/credit 51180 USD/year
1706 USD/credit 51180 USD/year
768 USD/credit 23040 USD/year
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The International Education Policy (IEP) program from University of Maryland offers an M.A. degree in the exciting field of comparative and international education. 



The M.A, degree is designed for those who want to begin professional work in the field, for those already working in the field and who seek advancement, and for those who plan to pursue further study in the area.  Graduates work for public and private international agencies, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and universities, both in the U.S. and abroad.

The International Education Policy program from University of Maryland is designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary for an interdisciplinary understanding of today's educational policy and practice. We examine the relation of education to economic, political, and social development in both developing and developed countries at local, national, regional, and global levels. The IEP program gives comprehensive attention to education, considering both formal schooling, from pre-school to higher education, as well as non-formal, adult, and community-based education.  Students are encouraged to draw upon the entire range of resources the University of Maryland has to offer, as well as those of neighboring universities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comparative Education
  • Political Economy of Education in a Global Context
  • Culture and Education in a Global Context
  • Modes of Inquiry
  • Gender, Education, and Development
  • Education for Global Peace

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcript(s)
  • TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT)
  • CV/Resume
  • Writing Sample

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    51180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    51180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    23040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 768 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for College Park

1676 - 2838 USD /month
Living costs

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