Open doors to a global career in higher education.
You enjoy interacting with people from different backgrounds. You believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make schools and organizations stronger. Now you’re pursuing a career where you can help college and university students develop a global perspective and navigate various environments.
In our master’s program in International Higher Education, you’ll gain the expertise you need to promote engagement and understanding across cultures and groups of people within higher education settings. For more than 30 years, we’ve been a leader in preparing graduates for rewarding careers in this growing field, including:
- Education/Study Abroad
- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
- International Student and Scholar Advising
- International Student Recruitment and Admissions
- International Student Services
- Global Volunteer and Internship Programming
- And more
Build a foundational knowledge on US and global perspectives within international higher education. Learn how to communicate across cultures and differences. Discover how to facilitate student learning and growth. When you graduate, you’ll be ready to put these skills to work in diverse colleges and universities.
Our program is flexible so you can tailor your studies to your goals. Choose from electives in Education Abroad, International Student Advising, Immigration Law, and Enhancing Inclusion in Organizations, among others. Many of our faculty are practitioners in their field who bring first-hand experience to their courses.
Develop your professional experience through an optional internship in the US or abroad. Or, advance your career by taking other electives or by completing a thesis.
And with Boston being a hub for higher education, you can take advantage of professional development, networking, and internship opportunities. As a graduate, you’ll join our network of 500+ alumni who are working in colleges and universities across the United States and all over the world.