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International Education, EdD

International Education Specialization

Education knows no boundaries in the 21st century. NCU’s Doctor of Education (EdD) in International Education introduces you to theories of comparative education, cross-national comparative analysis, global educational transfer and borrowing, international development, the relation between culture and education. You’ll delve into the tools you will need to be an effective educator of global and comparative education. In addition, you’ll learn how to develop strategies in conducting comparative research and cross-national policy analysis. This specialization will enable you to comprehend the global dimensions of crucial contemporary issues such as the hopes of global cooperation, and the complexity of educational accountability, authority and professionalism. Your mentoring professors will introduce international organizations and consider current topics and debates in the fields of international education to prepare you for leadership positions in the field.
Course information
  Credit Hours Courses Est. Time to Complete  
48 16 40 months
*Credit hours and courses reflect new students meeting credit requirements and utilizing no transfer credits. Est. Time of Completion reflects new students following the preferred schedule designed by the Dean for the program.

Unmatched Flexibility
NCU offers weekly course starts, no scheduled lecture hours, no group assignments, weekly assignments, and the ability to schedule courses around your personal and professional obligations.

100% Doctoral Faculty
No matter the degree level you pursue, you can rest assured that you will be mentored by doctors in your field of study.

One-to-One Engagement
You won't have to fight for facetime as one of many within a classroom. At NCU, you'll have the opportunity to interact one-to-one with your professor, receiving personalized mentoring.

Doctor of Education Learning Outcomes
  • Recommend policies advancing equity and social justice in educational organizations
  • Select ethical and regulatory compliant actions supporting the mission and vision of organizations
  • Develop leadership skills through the integration of theoretical constructs with professional practice
  • Create strategic and tactical plans to improve organizations
  • Construct theory-informed decisions for addressing complex problems of practice