MA International and Multicultural Education

Education for Inclusion: Celebrating Diversity

The Master of Arts in International and Multicultural Education (IME) Program is dedicated to understanding formal and informal education within its social, cultural, and linguistic contexts around the world.


MA International and Multicultural Education

While the program addresses the realities of urban schooling in the United States, it maintains a global focus by carefully examining the impact of globalization and immigration on education worldwide.

The MA in IME Program consists of 30 credits; see the variety of courses offered within the Program Structure.

IME Department
Tel: (415) 422-6878
Fax: (415) 422-5526

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 Program Delivery

To accommodate working professionals, classes are held on selected Friday evenings and all day Saturdays (approximately every other weekend during each semester) following the School of Education's Teaching Weekend Schedule.

New students are accepted for spring and fall semesters; see application deadlines and application requirements. Applicants are encouraged to apply early.

Career Opportunities

The MA in IME is useful for the following types of professionals:

  • Classroom teachers who wish to develop their content knowledge and expertise to advance professionally and to specialize in curriculum development.
  • Those who want to build a career in nonprofit organizations with a focus on International and Multicultural Education.
  • Students who want to eventually pursue doctoral study in International and Multicultural Education.