Online Master of Education (MEd) in Global Education

Arizona State University’s Master of Education (MEd) in global education equips you with the research and analysis skills needed to gather evidence to inform, design and improve practices to strengthen systems that provide quality education for diverse populations in the field of international education. Earning a global education degree allows you to serve in diverse professional educational, administrative and leadership roles.

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Next start date: 08/18/2022


Total classes: 10

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 30

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What is a global education degree?

A global education degree emphasizes international education and the application of social science methodologies and approaches within an innovative, interdisciplinary framework. You’ll benefit from the convergence of theory and practice through real-world challenges and will tackle these challenges through individual and collaborative projects within and across local and regional contexts.

What will I learn in this online master’s in education program?

 

Throughout the Master of Education in global education program, you’ll focus on creating a deeper understanding of the complex and dynamic relationship between international and local perspectives on systems of education. Within those systems, you’ll develop practical solutions for the challenges that are often faced. You’ll also have the opportunity to work collaboratively across disciplines, designing innovative solutions within your working networks in your area of expertise.

You’ll have the opportunity to tailor this online master's in education to fit your own goals, deepening your knowledge of global and international perspectives in any of the following areas:

  • Comparative and international education.
  • Citizenship education.
  • Curriculum and instruction.
  • Early childhood education.
  • Economics of education.
  • Educational leadership.
  • Evaluation research and policy analysis.
  • Higher education/postsecondary education.
  • Immigrant and refugee education.
  • Learning sciences.
  • Special education.
  • Teaching, teacher education and development.

Will my master's in global education degree say 'online'?

No, Arizona State University’s diplomas don’t specify whether you earn your degree online or in person. All diplomas and transcripts simply say “Arizona State University.” That’s because ASU Online students learn from the same faculty and receive the same course content as in-person students receive.

Global education degree courses

In this global education program, you’ll have several opportunities to engage in theoretical and practical learning. This program is made up of an applied project and six core courses, which can be customized to increase emphasis on topics related to your interests or career goals. Featured courses include:


Core

Applied Inquiry in Global Education: Developing Proposals for Field Research


Core

Evaluating Global Education Policies and Programs


Core

Evidence in Global Education Inquiry


Core

Exploring Global Education Issues in the Global Education Literature


Core

Global Thinking in Education


Core

Inquiry in Global Education


Capstone

Applied Project


What can I do with a global education degree?

With an online master's in education, which specializes in global education, you are equipped with the skills needed to lead and continuously improve the education sector. While this program curriculum may help inform teaching practices, it does not lead to U.S. teacher certification. Career paths include, but are not limited to:

Comparative and international education

Curriculum and instruction

Early childhood education

Economics of education

Educational leadership

Evaluation research and policy analysis

Higher education/postsecondary education

Immigrant and refugee education

Learning sciences

Experienced educators focused on the future of learning

The faculty of Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College draws from a range of academic disciplines – including cognitive science, psychology and economics – to gain insight into important questions about the process of learning, the practice of teaching and the effects of education policy. The faculty is committed to connecting research to schools and other learning environments. Our teacher and leadership preparation programs combine scholarly rigor with practical application.

Experienced educators focused on the future of learning

The faculty of Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College draws from a range of academic disciplines – including cognitive science, psychology and economics – to gain insight into important questions about the process of learning, the practice of teaching and the effects of education policy. The faculty is committed to connecting research to schools and other learning environments. Our teacher and leadership preparation programs combine scholarly rigor with practical application.

Master of Education in global education admission requirements

Applicants to the Master of Education in global education program must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.

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Join one of the best colleges of education in the nation

Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College brings people and ideas together to increase the capabilities of individual educators and the performance of education systems. According to U.S. News & World Report, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College is the only U.S. college of education to rank in the top 15 in both on-campus and online graduate education degrees.

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Tuition calculator

Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

Financial aid can reduce out-of-pocket costs, resulting in less financial stress and increased academic confidence. Learn more.

Tuition calculator

Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

Financial aid can reduce out-of-pocket costs, resulting in less financial stress and increased academic confidence. Learn more.

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