International Education, M.A. | Part time | School for International Training | Washington, D. C., United States
24 months
22722 USD/year
22722 USD/year
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Learn how to meet the challenges facing international educators through the immersive, full-time International Education program of the School for International Training.


About International Education at School for International Training

SIT developed the first master’s degree in international education 20 years ago. Building on that well-respected curriculum, this program offers an in-depth exploration of the historical, political, economic, and social contexts of education, crossing cultural divides and language barriers. The International Education program of the School for International Training utilizes a culturally immersive format so that you will learn about the field of international education administration while living it.

In this global master’s program format, you will examine two richly diverse educational systems — Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and Santiago, Chile — to attain professional expertise in global studies; program and curricula development; research skills; and intercultural learning. You also will learn and practice conversational Vietnamese and Spanish, for which you will receive instruction tailored to your skill level.

Designed for aspiring professionals, this unique master’s degree — one of SIT’s cornerstone offerings — will show you how to meet the immense challenges of the international educator, positioning you for rapid advancement in the field.

Career Paths

Students who have graduated with this degree work in careers such as the following, among others.

  • Study Abroad/International Study Adviser
  • US embassy education specialist
  • Immigration Specialist
  • Exchange program manager
  • Director of Global Programs
  • Program designer or implementation associate
  • Country development officer
  • Educational consultant

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intercultural Service, Leadership, and Management 
  • Educational Practice and Policy in Vietnam
  • International Education Theory and Practice
  • Vietnamese
  • Educational Practice and Policy in Chile
  • IE Program Planning & Design

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • US bachelor’s degree or an equivalent that demonstrates academic ability (not applicable for some certificate programs). Applicants from institutions outside the US must hold the equivalent of a US bachelor’s degree from a college or university of recognized standing.
  • Demonstrated English language ability (see details below)
  • Intercultural and professional experience
  • Demonstrated ability to use experience as a source of learning

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    22722 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45445 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    22722 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45445 USD for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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