Learning outcomes

The Global Higher Education MS Program is a 30-credit masters program in the department of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis (ELPA). The curriculum is designed to emphasize both international and American higher education aspects, both practice and research oriented contents​, so that our students will ​be absolutely competent and confident regardless their careers goals.

Students who successfully complete this program will be able to:

  • Identify and analyze issues and challenges pertaining to internationalization of higher education;
  • Understand various aspects of study abroad program portfolio management; study abroad advising, and study program promotion and marketing
  • critically and creatively discuss practices, issues, challenges, and opportunities surrounding international student advising, international student services, and international student career services;
  • Choose or develop appropriate assessment tools for assessing educational processes and outcomes in academic programs, student services, and institutions;
  • Understand student services profession and student development theories that inform practice in student affairs
  • Develop an understanding of a broad range of contemporary topics and pressing questions concerning ​American community college​s in a global context.