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Education Administration (English Language)

School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences

Program Description

The purposes of the program are: to provide students with contemporary knowledge of education administration and to prepare qualified specialists in education administration who are able to be the leaders and administrators  of the field according to contemporary requirements who will be able to help improve education in their countries in order to stimulate its development;  to train education administrators both in general pedagogical and psychological aspects and particular issues of education administration, such as leadership in education and experience of various countries in administering the system of education; not only to form the corresponding to the field knowledge and skills that will enable them to be employed both nationally and internationally, but also to develop student’s study skills, learner’s autonomy, in order to enable them to continue their education on the further (doctorate) cycle and independently. With this purpose in the educational process students will obtain a certain amount of theoretical knowledge of the field (education administration, pedagogy, and psychology), which is offered by a number of courses, and will be involved in a great number of independent activities (projects, presentations, and reports).;  among the values, that program graduates will develop, are interest towards education administration research and practical experience, and respect towards principles humanistic and student-centered pedagogy and readiness for their dissemination.

Career Opportunities

Administrative personnel in the field of education (governmental offices and NGOs dealing with education, educational institutions. Lecturers of education courses, subject teachers. Also, students can continue studies on the doctorate level.

Admission

Student of the program can become a person with a bachelor degree or a degree equaled to it. According to Georgian law, Georgian citizens will pass Unified National exams for admission to MA, while enrollment of international students takes place according to Georgian legislation.  Besides this, all candidates have to pass internal exams at University. Those candidates who have graduated from a program with English as instruction language will have to pass exams only in their specialty, and others will also have to pass an English exam corresponding to B2 level (unless they possess a corresponding international certificate (TOEFL IBT, IELTS, FCE, CAE, CERTUS)).

Admission of International Students: www.iro.ibsu.edu.ge

Tuition Fee

Georgian Citizens: 4500 GEL

International students: 4500$

Awarded Qualification: Master of Education in Education Administration
Language of Instruction: English
Program Duration: 2 years (120 ECTS)

Discounts:

Grant System for MA Programmes:

Master’s candidates who sign the contract before August 31 and pay 950 GEL will get a 20% grant.

Note: If the master’s candidate does not enroll in IBSU, the mentioned amount will not be refunded; In case of enrollment, 950 GEL will be included in the tuition fee; If the master’s candidate fails the IBSU internal test, the corresponding money will be refunded.

If the master’s candidate achieves more than 80% of the maximum score in the unified master’s examinations or has a BA GPA of 3.3, he or she will get an annual grant of 1250 GEL (2500 GEL total).

Note: In this instance, a test will be given to acquire financing; the candidate must earn at least 80% of the maximum score.

 A 10% grant for graduates

*Only one grant (higher) is valid. (Not for IBSU grads).

*In addition to the 10% grant, IBSU graduates are eligible for criteria 1 and 2 of the grant scheme.

 

Contact Information

  1. E-Mail:  ekapipia@ibsu.edu.ge 
  2. Tel: (+995 32) 2800064 (141)
  3. Program Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Ekaterine Pipia