The Master of Arts in Teaching Reading/Reading Certificate program (MATR) is designed to help teachers follow USF’s mission to pursue social justice and the common good by ensuring that all students have fair access to high-quality education with a foundation in literacy. The program prepares new and experienced K-12 educators as reading professionals who provide expert literacy instruction in their own classrooms, work as reading tutors and literacy support providers, serve as school literacy coaches, and contribute to the larger debate on literacy policy as engaged scholars.
SIT’s Master of Arts in Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation program gives students the analytical ability, theoretical knowledge, and practical skills to work with groups of people in conflict. Student focus on conflict in relation to development, inter-group relations, youth programs, humanitarian aid, education, or human rights.
The University of California, Riverside's partnership with Southern Cross University (SCU) offers an affordable pathway for you to complete a Master of International Tourism & Hotel Management in as little as 15 months. Begin your studies at UCR in the Postgraduate Diploma in Tourism & Hospitality Management program, and complete your Master’s degree in an accredited, highly respected program in Australia.
The Comparative and Regional Studies (CRS) program prepares students to be regional experts who understand key global issues through comparative analysis across regions and countries. Unlike traditional regional studies,CRS combines study of the comparative method with regional expertise. In this way, CRS regional concentrations serve as laboratories for knowledge, allowing students to draw lessons from experiences within a region to inform their understanding of the local context and, importantly, of how and why the local context shapes outcomes of global interest.
The residential program is designed for students who wish to engage with faculty and peers in a traditional classroom setting. Classes will be taught Monday-Friday at the University Park Campus in Los Angeles. The program is designed to be completed in one year and consists of 27 units. The program includes a Live Industry Project to work on real time research and projects with local industry leaders to develop and create solutions on current supply chain issues and an Experiential Learning Trip to and international supply chain hub.
The M.S. in International and Development Economics is a two-year program in which students take three to four classes each semester, including one summer for the overseas internship. However, students desiring to go part-time can complete the program by taking two classes per semester for three years, undertaking their summer field research between the second and third years of the program. Students will be equipped for a future in one or more of the following areas: Professional work in international agencies, international businesses and non-governmental organizations Professional work as development researchers, practitioners and policymakers for issues facing developing countries Further study in international and development economics in a Ph.D. program
SIT Graduate Institute prepares more professionals in the field of international education than any other university in the world, and is the oldest program of its kind. SIT offers the unique opportunity to earn an international education degree from an institution that also provides international exchange, study abroad, and development programs. Students gain valuable access to the highly regarded SIT Study Abroad and The Experiment in International Living, both administered from the SIT/World Learning campus. Through SIT’s experiential learning model, students develop expertise in advising, exchange management, community education, and volunteer program management. Students may also take courses in SIT’s other degree programs to gain skills in language teaching administration, sustainable development, conflict transformation, and other areas. The program combines faculty instruction with personal practice, analysis, and experience.
The University of California, Riverside's partnership with the Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM) Real Madrid Graduate School offers an affordable pathway for you to complete an MBA in Sports Management, 100% online, in English, in as little as one year. Begin your studies at UCR in the Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management program, and complete your Master’s degree from an accredited, highly respected program in Spain.
The MS in Development Management (MSDM) is the only master of science degree offered by the School of International Service. The degree requires 39–42 credit hours of graduate coursework, including a required 6-credit individual capstone, Management Practicum, which is a distinct component of the degree. The capstone may be carried out in the US or abroad, with flexible arrangements and timing offered to meet varying needs of MSDM students. The MSDM degree can be completed in two years (full-time) or up to six years (part-time).The curriculum is uniquely designed for those with a minimum of two years’ prior field experience, though many have more, who wish to gain applied and innovative management skills in the context of international development. Students will build their own concentration that focuses on a sector of their choice—such as environment, global health, gender, and social enterprise—to gain a combination of skills necessary to work directly with people, organizations, communities, and programs that seek to improve the lives of the poor and disenfranchised.
The Special Education Master’s and Mild/Moderate Education Specialist Credential Program is designed to prepare interns for special education careers in diverse, multicultural, urban schools. The program offers two pathways. One for candidates who already hold a teaching credential and one for those who are new to the profession. Both of the program pathways include working as paid intern teachers in Bay Area schools. This program can also include the Bilingual Authorization.
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