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Global Studies - International Higher Education Administration Concentration, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
South Bend, IN, United States
Our international higher education administration concentration enables you to tailor your studies to your area of interest and future professional goals. Choose from courses covering international non-profits, foundations for teaching in a multicultural society, and international management.


The program curriculum covers the basics of global studies, plus aspects of international higher education administration, including finance and management, non-profit public relations, and teaching in a multicultural society. The senior comprehensive is a research project grounded in a topic related to your area of concentration. You'll get graduate level experience as you develop and present your proposal, including hypothesis, design, and proposed methodologies. 

You'll demonstrate competence in at least one world language and spend at least five weeks in a college-sponsored study abroad program. All students in the global studies major will submit an e-portfolio at the end of the senior seminar. Some of the items in the portfolio include: language proficiency score, reflection paper regarding study abroad experience, resume, and research proposal.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Accounting for Not-for-Profit Organizations 
  • Gender and Race Issues in Management 
  • International Financial Management 
  • International Management 
  • Non-Profit Public Relations Campaigns and Theory 
  • Foundations for Teaching in a Multicultural Society

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • high school transcript
  • SAT or ACT scores (writing scores are optional) - our code for the SAT is 1702 and our code for the ACT is 1244
  • secondary school report
  • personal essay
  • recommendation from at least one counselor/teacher/coach/etc

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for South Bend

  • 885 - 1440 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.


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