Graduate Programs in International Education

Learn to plan and manage international education and exchange programs from a leader in the field for 80 years.

SIT Graduate Institute offers the unique opportunity to earn a master’s degree in international education from an institution that also provides international exchange, study abroad, and development programs.

Graduates work as:

  • Directors of study abroad or international student services
  • Program designers
  • Exchange program managers
  • Community educators
  • International student recruiters

Students develop expertise in areas that include training, nonformal community-based education, language teaching administration, and service-learning.

Acquire a comprehensive education in the historical, theoretical, and social foundations of international education programs.

Students examine the effects of globalism, internationalization efforts, changing technology, and education policy on international programs. Reflective practice enables skills development in and deeper examination of each student’s chosen field.

Choose from flexible options to fit your needs.

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*Current experience in the field of international education is expected for the low-residency program options, but previous or anticipated experience may be considered.

In all programs, learning derives from faculty instruction, personal practice, analysis, and direct experience. Students gain theoretical knowledge and are able to develop the professional competencies they identify as critical to their career.

Benefit from SIT’s global network and resources.

In addition to SIT's expert graduate faculty, students have access to SIT partner programs and will engage with staff from World Learning's exchange and education programs, including SIT Study Abroad and The Experiment in International Living.

Promote cultural understanding, social justice, and peace.

SIT prepares hands-on professionals to be successful in intercultural and international environments. All programs are based on a commitment to social justice, peace, and responsible global citizenship.

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