Higher Education Administration Program in China
About the Program
As China’s impact on the global economy expands, so has the influence of its universities. This 15-day study-tour examines China’s higher education institutions by visiting five of its leading universities in the major cities of Beijing, Shanghai and Nanjing. By combining university information sessions and lectures on Chinese history and educational philosophy with excursions to major cultural attractions, participants will acquire knowledge and an appreciation for the historical and traditional significance of higher education in China while enriching their knowledge of the contemporary Chinese student.
Course of Study
Qualified students can earn 3 graduate credits for CEK 560 – Comparative University Systems: Higher Education in China which fulfills the elective requirement for the M.A. and Advanced Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration.
|Location||Various locations in Beijing|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Program Type||Group experience led by SBU faculty|
|Program Dates||May 24-June 7, 2014|
|Living Arrangements||Hotel-style accommodation|
|GPA||2.0 GPA or higher|
|Other Requirements||All matriculated students enrolled in the M.A. and Advance Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration who are in good academic standing. Transfer students from other graduate programs may apply for non-matriculated status.|
|Application Deadline||March 1, 2014|
|Tuition Rate||$411 per credit for NY residents; $765 per credit for non-residents|
|Program Fee||$1,835 Program Fee: (Includes: double room, 12 Breakfasts, 10 Lunches, 10 Dinners, excursions, entry fees, luxury coach bus/train tickets, tour guides and gratuities.)|
|Administrative Fee||$200 (non-refundable)|
|International Health Insurance||Included in the Program Fee|
(approximately; Students pay room, board, books, transportation and other university fees directly to overseas university)
Estimated Airfare: $1,800. All student participants will travel together to the study abroad site. Students who do not abide by this policy may be dismissed from the program.
Costs are estimates for planning purposes of the student and are subject to change at any point.
- Visit five universities, including the 3 premier institutions of Tsinghua U., Peking U. and Nanjing U.
- Attend lectures by local professors and administrators about modern China and the administrative structures of their universities.
- Pair with individual Chinese students for lunch at their favorite campus eatery.
- Tour major cities of Shanghai, Beijing, Suzhou and Nanjing.
- Visit 6 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, incl. Great Wall, Forbidden City and Confucius’s hometown.
- Travel on China’s bullet trains.
Credits earned on this program will calculate toward a student's GPA at Stony Brook University. Non-SBU students are advised to check their home university policy on grade and credit transfer.
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