Master of Science in Education – International Teaching and Global Leadership Cohort

This program prepares international innovative educators to be leaders able to transform schools, systems, and other fast-changing learning environments around the world. Coursework includes both core and focus area courses and provides our candidates with the opportunity to build a solid foundation of theory and practice. 

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Richard Weisenhoff

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Richard Weisenhoff, EdD

Carol Herrmann

Academic Program Coordinator
Carol Herrmann

Master of Science in Education – International Teaching and Global Leadership Cohort

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Application Deadline

I: NOVEMBER 1, 2019
II: FEBRUARY 3, 2020
III: MARCH 31, 2020
IV: APRIL 20, 2020

*Information for students entering program for academic year 2020-2021

Application Requirements and Deadlines
Master of Science in Education: International Teaching and Global Leadership (ITGL) Cohort
Start Terms:Fall
Application Deadline(s):Round I:
Application Completion Deadline- November 1, 2019
Decision Date Notification- December 1, 2019
Enrollment Deposit Deadline- January 5, 2020

Round II:
Application Completion Deadline- February 3, 2020
Decision Date Notification- March 3, 2020
Enrollment Deposit Deadline- April 1, 2020

Round III:
Application Completion Deadline- March 31, 2020
Decision Date Notification- April 28, 2020
Enrollment Deposit Deadline- May 15, 2020

Round IV
Application Completion Deadline- April 20, 2020
Decision Date Notification – May 15, 2020
Enrollment Deposit Deadline – May 30, 2020

Application Requirements:Online application form
Earned minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in all previous undergraduate and graduate studies (including for incomplete programs of study and for programs still in progress).
Two letters of recommendation
International Credential Evaluation - Academic Transcript Records from all post-secondary institutions attended outside the U.S. and Canada. International applicants should review the International Student Admission section of the website for additional requirements or information.
Essay:A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be submitted in a typed format on a separate sheet of paper.
Interview:Online video interview required.
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ITGL is more than a master’s degree program for me. It is a place for us to connect, challenge, discover, improve, and enjoy. The whole cohort is like a big family with supportive teachers and classmates.

Grace Chang, MS ’19

Master of Science in Education – International Teaching and Global Leadership Cohort

Program Description

The Master of Science in Education’s International Teaching and Global Leadership (ITGL) cohort prepares international educators to be leaders who transform schools, systems, and other fast-changing learning environments internationally. With exposure to a variety of educational experiences, candidates gain a comprehensive understanding of the different educational models employed in their focus area in their home countries. Core coursework includes theory, research, and best practices followed by one of four specialized tracks with practicum experience.

Focus areas include:

Early Childhood
Candidates engage with current issues and increase their understanding of policy development in early childhood education.

Digital Age Teaching and Learning Technology
Candidates apply technologies for learning in today’s rapidly changing preschool, higher education, corporate, and entrepreneurial environments.

Creative and Innovative Education
In this track, candidates develop the knowledge and skills critical for educators to foster creativity and innovation in their students.

Entrepreneur in Education
This track focuses on preparing international entrepreneurs with the knowledge and skills to become successful leaders in entrepreneurial education.

Master of Science in Education – International Teaching and Global Leadership Cohort


Richard Weisenhoff

Richard Weisenhoff

Veronique Gugliucciello

Veronique Gugliucciello

Master of Science in Education – International Teaching and Global Leadership Cohort


Core Courses

(24 credits hours)

887.615 Explorations in Mind, Brain, and Teaching

851.705 Effective Leadership

855.613 Entrepreneurship in Education

813.652 Introduction to Global Education Policy and Analysis

881.622 Advanced Instructional Strategies

881.611 Action Research for School Improvement

855.600 Extended Learning

855.610 Seminar in Teacher Leadership

Early Childhood Focus

(9 credits hours)

855.603 The Early Childhood Learner Comparative High-Quality Practices in Early Education Authentic Assessment and Measuring Child Outcomes and School Readiness

Digital Age Teaching and Learning Focus

 (9 credits hours)

893.508 Technology and the Science of Learning

893.550 Emerging Issues in Digital Age Learning

893.628 Gaming and Media Design for Learning

Creative and Innovative Education Focus

(9 credits hours)

885.505 Creativity in Education

885.501 The Gifted Learner

885.510 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment for Advanced Learners

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