(NMC) — Northern Marianas College is accepting applications for a Master of Education Degree with a concentration in International Teaching from Framingham State University.

Framingham State University, in partnership with International Education Programs Inc., a non-profit education organization in Massachusetts, has been offering graduate degree programs abroad for almost 30 years and has been offered at NMC for 20 years with more than 300 educators who graduated from the program locally.

The Master of Education Degree with a Concentration in International Teaching is a special program that was developed for teachers working in American and international schools abroad. The program consists of nine four-credit graduate courses in education (36 semester hours total), and the successful completion of a comprehensive portfolio.  It is an online graduate program that is affordable and accredited. The most recent cohort of educators to undertake this degree program received their degrees in May of this year.

School superintendents, principals, special education directors, and school counselors are among the very experienced cadre of instructors utilized in these specialized courses. Framingham State University is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

The new cohort for the Master of Education degree program is set to begin in the spring semester of 2022 meeting the minimum enrollment. Spring 2022 courses will be held online for all of Framingham International sites including Saipan. 

For more information on the admissions process, email cdi@marianas.edu

The Master of Education degree program application deadline is December 10, 2021. For students interested in financial aid, the deadline to apply for the Saipan Higher Education Financial Assistance is December 1, 2021. The deadline for CNMI Scholarship Graduate Student Loan Program is December 15, 2021. 

Seating is limited for this upcoming cohort, so those interested are advised to register now.

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