Broaden your expertise and open up additional career avenues in education by adding this 16-credit International Education Management specialization.

Career Outcomes

The IEM specialization focuses on additional career avenues as administrators in several areas, including the following:

  • Study abroad and education abroad

  • International student and scholar services

  • ESL and intensive language programs

  • Citizen diplomacy programs

  • Government agencies


The two-semester, 16-credit IEM specialization curriculum integrates experiential, practical, and theory-based courses. Requirements include the following courses:

  • Principles and Practices of International Education (2 credits)

  • International Education Marketing, Recruitment, and Enrollment Management (3 credits)

  • International Education Program Design and Assessment (4 credits)

  • International Education Logic Model Framework (1 credit)

  • Managing People and Resources in Cross-Cultural Context (3 credits)

  • International Education Management electives (3 credits)

Please note: TESOL/TFL students who have taken Principles and Practices of Language Teaching II will not be required to take International Education Program Design and Assessment or International Education Logic Model Framework and can instead choose five additional credits of International Education Management electives.



Katherine Punteney
Program Chair and Associate Professor
International Education Management