Global, International and Comparative Education Graduate Certificate

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College : Education and Human Performance Degree :CRT
Department : School of Teaching, Learning and Leadership Option : N/A
Program Websites : http://education.ucf.edu/gce/

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Graduate Certificate in Global, International and Comparative Education prepares teachers for PK-12 classrooms and other professionals who wish to work in international and cross-cultural settings, NGOs, bilateral and multilateral organizations, and/or state and federal government departments.

CURRICULUM

Students in the Graduate Certificate in Global, International and Comparative Education program must complete five courses (15 credit hours total), four required courses and one elective. Courses may be taken out of sequence.

Total Credit Hours Required:
15 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Required Courses—12 Credit Hours

  • EDF 6809 Introduction to Comparative and International Education (3 credit hours)
  • SSE 5391 Global Education: Theory and Practice (3 credit hours)
  • EDF 6855 Equitable Educational Opportunity and Life Chances: A Cross-National Analysis (3 credit hours)
  • EDS 6365 Education and National Development (3 credit hours)

Elective Courses—3 Credit Hours

Choose one elective course from the list below.

  • EDG 6775 Exploring Global Educational Issues in International Contexts (3 credit hours)
  • EEC 6606 Global Issues in Early Childhood (3 credit hours)
  • Other graduate courses with Program Coordinator's approval

Application Requirements

Admission is open to those with a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

Application Deadlines

Global, International and Comparative Education Graduate Certificate *Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
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International Transfer Applicants

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*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.

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