This cohort-based doctorate program option for international educators and those interested in leadership in international/intercultural contexts, is oriented toward working professionals and is specifically designed to meet the needs of leaders working in highly diverse organizational settings. It is possible to remain fully employed while studying for this advanced degree.
Students enrolled in the program spend three weeks on the U of MN-Twin cities campus for three summers (typically late June through mid-July) and complete courses offered online during the fall and spring semesters. Students also complete a 24 credit dissertation. This is often a dissertation thesis, the results of which, provide a contribution to their own organization as well as a related professional field.
Students are leaders and policy-makers working in international education, intercultural training and organizational development in diverse international/intercultural contexts. Our students themselves come from multicultural backgrounds, and bring a breadth of learning experiences to the classroom.
Doctoral students in Comparative and International Development Education gain the capacity to: