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Higher Education Administration in China

 
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    About the Program

    China’s culture is known for its deep respect for teaching and learning.  This ancient tradition endures in modern China through its colleges and universities as well as its overseas students who have made a significant impact on American campuses and the global economy.  The 2 week study tour explores these themes by visiting universities in the major cities of Beijing, Shanghai, and Xi'an, studying Chinese history and philosophy and touring key cultural sites.  

    *Language proficiency in Mandarin is  not required.

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    Location Shanghai, China
    Program Type Faculty-Led Program
    Program Term Summer
    Program Dates May 23 - June 6, 2020
    Language of Instruction English
    Budget View Budget
    Living Arrangements Hotel accommodations and international student housing 
    Additional Information Faculty-Led study abroad programs may require group travel. Please reach out to your IAP Coordinator prior to making any travel arrangements.
    Program Housing Statement: Stony Brook University is required to comply with the housing policies of the host country, partner institution and/or hotel/hostel. These policies may include requirements such as sex-based housing placement.

     Requirements

    GPA 3.0
    Other Requirements

    All matriculated students enrolled in the Higher Education Administration program who are in good academic standing.

    Transfer students from other graduate programs may apply for non-matriculated status.

    Application Deadline Application will open end of Summer 2019 Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis, and are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
    Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad

    Program Highlights

    • Visit to universities, including the premier institutions of Tsinghua U. and Peking U. 
    • Tour major cities of Shanghai, Beijing, and Xi'an.
    • Visit the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Terra-cotta Warriors Museum, and other major cultural attractions of China, including seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
    • Stay in hotel accommodations and international student housing.
    • Travel on China’s bullet trains at 190 mph.

  • Academic Information

    Course Information

    All students will enroll in  HEA 560 Comparative University Systems: Higher Education in China. Satisfactory completion of the course grants three credits towards the Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration.

    Eligibility

    • All matriculated students enrolled in the Higher Education Administration program who are in good academic standing. 
    • Transfer students from other graduate programs may apply for non-matriculated status.
    • Mandarin proficiency is not required.

    Additional Information

    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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