Internationalization of Higher Education - Graduate Certificate
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration
300 White Hall
The Internationalization of Higher Education graduate certificate meets the needs in higher education for administrative leaders, staff and faculty to have a comprehensive understanding of internationalization, along with well-articulated skills, knowledge and dispositions to improve institutional capacity for internationalization. Internationalization is one of the profound and transformational changes occurring in contemporary colleges and universities. Institution-wide commitment is needed if all students are to achieve learning outcomes with international and intercultural content. The certificate is designed to strengthen students’ skills for working in college and university settings.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
- Bachelor's degree (master's degree preferred)
- Minimum 3.000 GPA1
- Official transcript(s)
- Résumé (or curriculum vita)
- Goal statement
- Two letters of recommendation
For more information about graduate admission, please visit the Graduate Studies website.
Post-baccalaureate work will be taken into consideration when interpreting GPA for admission.
Graduate Certificate Policy for the College of Education, Health and Human Services
- Students seeking a graduate certificate must maintain a minimum 3.000 grade point average. A graduate certificate student who receives a combination of more than 8 credit hours of B- or lower grades, or more than 4 credit hours of grades lower than C is subject to dismissal. Students who are unable to maintain academic standards of the College are subject to dismissal for academic reasons. Grades of C- or below are not counted toward completion of the certificate.
- Certificates must be completed within six years after the first graduate enrollment.
- No more than 2 credit hours of workshop may be used toward a certificate.
- Before being eligible to be awarded a Certificate, students must be admitted to the Certificate program.
- Students currently in a graduate degree program may also apply to a certificate program. Their degree seeking coursework may be applied to the certificate coursework with advisor approval. The courses must be completed within six years and satisfy certificate course requirements.
- Students who have a previous graduate degree and are not currently seeking another graduate degree may transfer a maximum 6 credit hours with advisor approval. These credits may include hours from another KSU program, or from another accredited institution, if the following conditions are met: (1) courses were at the graduate level; (2) a grade of "A" or "B" was earned; (3) credit will be less than six years old at the time the certificate is conferred at Kent; and (4) student was admitted as a graduate student at the time the course was taken.
- Some program areas may be more restrictive. Students are advised to consult their program.
|HIED 66492||INTERNSHIP IN HIGHER EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION||3|
|HIED 66670||INTERNATIONALIZATION OF HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS||3|
|Certificate Electives, choose from the following:||9|
|THE ADMINISTRATION OF MULTICULTURALISM AND DIVERSITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION|
|INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AND AMERICAN COLLEGES|
|RESEARCH IN ADMINISTRATION OF INTERNATIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION|
|COMPARATIVE HIGHER EDUCATION|
|DESIGN AND DELIVERY OF EDUCATION ABROAD PROGRAMS|
|INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATORS|
Additional elective as approved by certification advisor
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||15|
|Minimum Certificate GPA||Minimum Overall GPA|
- Students declared in a doctoral degree should enroll in the doctoral level version of these courses, if offered.