Graduate Certificate in International Education

Graduate Program Director & Advising Coordinator

John Kemppainen

(904) 620-1773

Building 57 , Room 3304


Application Deadlines

Fall Term . . . . . . . . August 1

Spring Term . . . . . December 1

Summer Term . . . March 15

Admission Requirements

University requirements:

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or its equivalent from a foreign institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study.


Program Overview
The certificate allows graduate students to explore global educational issues with a special emphasis on teaching children with diverse learning needs, including children with exceptional educational needs, English Language Learners, and children of poverty. The certificate consists of a minimum of 15 credits with at least one required study abroad internship, practicum, or independent study (e.g., Belize, England, China, Africa).
Special Notes about the Program
Typically this program is taken concurrently with a graduate program in education where many of the courses are already offered as part of the degree as well.


Curriculum and Requirements
Total Program
Credit Hours