May 19, 2024  
2012-2013 Academic Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

International & Comparative Education (M.A.) with concentrations in Teaching and Learning, Educational Leadership, and International Education Policy and Planning


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Distinguished Professor: S. Peterson (Dean of Graduate School of Education)
Associate Professor: T. Purinton (Associate Dean)
Professor of Practice: M. Zaalouk (Director of the Middle East Institute for Higher Education (MEIHE))
Associate Professors of Practice: H. El-Deghaidy, R. Hozayin, N. Megahed, P. Norman, S. Rissmann-Joyce
Visiting Professor of Practice: A. Winter

Admission 

In addition to AUC’s general admission requirements for all MA programs, it is recommended that applicants for the Master of Arts degree in International & Comparative Education have school-based teaching or educational leadership experience prior to admission into the program, or that they will acquire this experience concurrently with enrollment in the program.

Language

Applicants who are not native speakers of English will be required to demonstrate on the TOEFL with TWE that their command of English is adequate for study in the program.

Master of Arts in International & Comparative Education

A total of 33 credit hours (11 hours) are required for MA students. Students may pass content examinations in human development, learning theories, teaching methods and instructional practice in lieu of two of the required content core courses. Students who pass one or both of the examinations referred to above will be able to complete the MA requirements by taking a total of 27 or 33 credit hours (9 or 10 courses).

Courses


The following courses represent the Content Core Subjects required of all students. Two of these may be satisfied if the MA student passes a content-based exam.

Concentrations


Each student will select one of the following concentrations: Teaching and Learning, Educational Leadership, or International Education Policy & Planning. Students must take a minimum of three courses from their concentrations.

1. Teaching and Learning


Students in the Teaching & Learning Track are required to complete the following courses, or substitute up to two courses from the other concentrations:

2. Educational Leadership


Students in the Educational Leadership Track are required to complete the following courses, or select up to two courses from the other concentrations:

3. International Education Policy & Planning


Students in the International Education Policy & Planning Track are required to complete the following courses or select up to two courses from the other concentrations:
 

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