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Higher Education Administration in China

 
  • About the Program

    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 July 14 to July 28, 2018 

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  • Program Details

    Course of Study

    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.

    Program Details

    Language of Instruction English
    Language Proficiency N/A
    Program Term Summer
    Living Arrangements Hotel accommodations and international student housing 

    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.

    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.

  • Requirements

     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 March 1 (Extended to May 18)
    Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad
  • Program Cost

    Program Cost

    Application Fee $60
    Tuition Rate

    $453 per credit for NY residents



    $925 per credit for NY non-residents

    Program Fee

    $1,440:   Program fee will include: double room, some meals, excursions, entry fees, ground travel, tour guides, international health insurance coverage and gratuities.

     

    Administrative Fee $200 (non-refundable)
    International Health Insurance Included in the Program Fee
    Other Fees Estimated at $300-$575 for Passport (if applicable), Visa (if applicable)
    Travel Costs Estimated Airfare: $1,800.
    Costs are estimates for planning purposes of the student and are subject to change at any point
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