Master of Education with concentration in Global Studies in Education - Online

Students in this track will earn a Master of Education (EdM) in Education Policy, Organization & Leadership with a concentration in Global Studies in Education.

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Typical Plan of Study

Courses Hours

GSE Required Courses

Select one of the following:

  • EPS 529 Education and Human Rights
  • EPS 580 Researching Global Education (required for IEAL)

GSE Approved Electives
Select three of the following:  


EPOL Foundation Courses:
Select one EPSY foundation course and one EPS foundation course from the following:

  • EPS 405 Historical & Social Barriers
  • EPS 412 Critical Thinking for Teachers
  • EPS 415 Technology & Educational Reform
  • EPS 410  Professional Ethics in Education
  • EPSY 408 Learning & Human Development w/EdTech
  • EPSY 407 Adult Learning and Development

Upcoming Courses for your Program

Course Availability Subject to Change. Note: All online courses require your online attendance at the specified date/time

Section CRN Dates Time Day Instructor
2018 Fall: EPS 413 - Aesthetic Education
ONL3984110/22/2018-12/12/201807:00 PM - 09:00 PMRDhillon, P
2018 Fall: EPS 530 - Education and Globalization
ONL442128/27/2018-10/19/201807:00 PM - 09:00 PMTMcCarthy, C
2018 Fall: EPS 533 - Global Youth & Citizenship
ONL6070010/22/2018-12/12/201807:00 PM - 09:00 PMTHerrera, L
2018 Fall: EPS 536 - Race, Gender & Sexuality Issu
ONL685728/27/2018-10/19/201807:00 PM - 09:00 PMTPak, Y
2018 Fall: EPS 538 - Globalization of Higher Ed
ONL685738/27/2018-10/19/201807:00 PM - 09:00 PMRWitt, A
2018 Fall: HRD 572 - e-Learning Ecologies
ONL6861910/22/2018-12/12/201807:00 PM - 08:30 PMMCope, B
2018 Summer: EDUC 499 - Education Abroad
SA4400386/25/2018-8/2/2018Witt, A
2018 Summer: EPS 405 - Historical & Social Barriers
A378916/25/2018-8/2/201806:00 PM - 09:00 PMTPak, Y
2018 Summer: EPSY 408 - Learning & Hum Dev w/ EdTech
A359626/25/2018-8/2/201807:00 PM - 08:30 PMMCope, B

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Study Abroad Opportunities: Educating for Global Thinking

All program participants have the opportunity to join a GSE study abroad course as one of their 4 credit electives (EPS 499). See this year's study abroad offerings at the College's office of International Programs.

Professor Herrera led a group of GSE students on a study abroad course, "Education and Refugees in the Mediterranean."

Program Cost 

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Online Learning Expectations

  • Students must login within the first 48 hours of a course start and at least once every 72 hours after that to maintain "active" status. Furthermore, students must log in on at least 4 of the 7 days per week.
  • Time commitment varies by program. Expect to spend at least 20 hours per week in our graduate level courses. If you're like many students, you might find it hard to get started when there are no hard deadlines. So, doing well in an online course isn't just about intelligence, but also about being organized and self-motivated. Learning to control time instead of letting time control you is key! You might also find it a little strange communicating with faculty that you have never met in person. This type of work requires a whole different set of skills than learning in a traditional classroom.
  • Communication and conduct in your online course will be held to the same standards and be governed by the same policies as any on-campus course. Student should know how to: contribute to the course in a meaningful way; to compose course assignments, email messages and discussion board postings using appropriate tone, language, grammar and spelling; to avoid cheating, plagiarism, giving or receiving unauthorized assistance on tests or assignments; to know your student rights and responsibilities. 

Technology Requirements

Software Requirements PC Mac
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Document Processing Software Microsoft PowerPoint (Purchase) or compatible viewer (Freeware)
Document Processing Software Adobe Acrobat Reader (Freeware)
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Java (Freeware)
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Security Anti-Virus Software (Freeware)
Web Browser (Freeware)

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Hardware Minimum Requirements Recommended PC Recommended Mac
Operating System
  • Windows: 2000/XP/Vista
  • Mac: OS X
  • Windows: 7
  • Yosemite
  • Windows: Intel Core i3
  • Mac: Intel Core i5
  • Intel Core i5
  • Intel Core i5
  • 4 GB
  • 8 GB
  • 8 GB
Disk Space
  • 1 GB
  • 2 GB
  • 2 GB
Monitor Resolution
  • 1024 X 768
  • 1024 X 768
  • 1024 X 768
Video Card
  • 16 MB of memory
  • 32 MB graphics memory
  • 32 MB ofmemory
  • 128 MB graphics memory
  • 32 MB ofmemory
  • 128 MB graphics memory
    Sound Card
    • Required with speaker/headphone and microphone jack
    • Required with speaker/headphone and microphone jack
    • Required with speaker/headphone and microphone jack
    • External or headset
    • Headset with microphone
    • Headset with microphone
    Recommended Headset Mic
    Internet Connection
    • Cable
    • DSL
    • T1 Broadband
    • Cable
    • DSL
    • T1 Broadband
    • Cable
    • DSL
    • T1 Broadband

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