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Program Overview

ITEP students Fall 2014 cohort






    • The International Training and Education Program (ITEP) prepares students to pursue professional careers in international development education, international education exchange, global education, or global health. Read the descriptions of a sample of concentrations that you can choose from.
    • Students will gain knowledge, skills, and experiences in policy formulation, program/project design and management, training program design, cultural exchange and development.

    • Take advantage of our Washington, DC, location to pursue internships, research, and career opportunities with major international and US agencies involved in international education. Learn more about the International Training and Education Program of study and the degree requirements

    A Note on admission to ITEP: A recent change from the graduate admissions in the College of Arts and Sciences has made GRE scores optional in the ITEP application. The GRE is no longer a requirement for the ITEP application.

    Submission deadline for merit award consideration is February 1.

    Both returning Peace Corps volunteers and JET alumni are eligible for up to a six credit waiver. Credit waivers for other international teaching experience through Fulbright or other programs are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

    ITEP is currently recruiting students for Spring 2017 and Fall 2017 admission. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Application information can be found at CAS graduate admissions.

    Students interested in learning about ITEP are invited to attend the College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Studies Open Houses. One open house is offered in each fall and spring semester. CAS is also happy to schedule campus visits for any individuals who are unable to attend an open house. For specific program questions or to sit in on an evening ITEP class, email the ITEP Graduate Assistant at


    ITEP Office Address

    International Training and Education Program
    Spring Valley Building
    4801 Massachusetts Ave, NW
    Room 476
    Washington, DC 20016

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    For more information about the program, please contact the ITEP Graduate Assistant at

    Check us out on Facebook to get in touch with current and prospective ITEP students as well as alumni.

    Follow ITEP_AU on Twitter at to learn more about the field of international education and ITEP's activities.

    ITEP Students and Alumni: Connect with your colleagues in the program by joining ITEP at AU's LinkedIn page.

    To sign up for our listserv, please send an email to with "Subscribe" in the subject header.


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Virtual Open Houses

Virtual Open Houses

Learn about the School of Education graduate programs at our upcoming webinars, now through May.

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Simply Equal Education

Simply Equal Education

ITEP master’s students run Simply Equal Education nonprofit benefiting West African schools.

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Beyond the Classroom

Anna Claire Eddington, ITEP 2015

Anna Claire Eddington, ITEP 2015, on alpaca at the base of Mt. Ausangate, Peru while collecting data for her Capstone project.

From the Field