Open doors to a global career in higher education and beyond.
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 experts and mentors in their field who bring firsthand experience to their courses.
Enhance your career development through relevant course work and various professional development opportunities offered in the program such as an optional internship in the US or abroad, presenting and volunteering in regional and national conferences, research and publication in the field, and others.
And with Boston being a hub for higher education, you can take advantage of several professional development, networking, and internship opportunities. As a graduate, you’ll join our network of 500+ alumni who are working in colleges, universities, and international education organizations across the United States and all over the world.