Perspectives About the American Higher Education System

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Graduate Certificate in Perspectives About the American Higher Education System

This program is a contract program which provides a graduate-level experience for international students to have intensive experience in the American Higher Education arena. 

Gilbert Brown, Program Coordinator
Hill Hall, Room 207; Phone (417) 836-6769
GilbertBrown@MissouriState.edu

Program description

The Graduate Certificate in Perspectives about the American Higher Education System is a contract program, which provides a 9-hour graduate-level experience for international students to have intensive experience in the American Higher Education arena.  This certificate would fill a special niche for international students who, predominately, already possess a doctorate in their own country in areas of science, math, and languages.  The students have requested intense experiences in American colleges and universities, including public and private institutions.

Note: This certificate program is not eligible for Federal Financial Aid.

Entrance criteria

To be considered for the program, a student must formally apply to the University for admission to the certificate program.  Admission is typically granted to cohorts of students.

Required courses  (9 hours)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
SAE 755 Reflections about American Higher Education System 3 hrs
SAE 748 Special Projects:  Practicum 1:  Perspectives about American Higher Education 3 hrs
SAE 748 Special Projects:  Practicum 2: Perspectives about American Higher Education 3 hrs