This course will offer opportunities for participants to learn from Ghanaian experts in higher education and to develop an understanding of contemporary issues and government priorities in post-secondary education. This interactive, immersive virtual option allows participants to complete the course from home while gaining international perspectives and developing their global network.
Topics will include curricular opportunities' college admissions requirements, distribution of students by class and ethnicity, college climate, and student services. We will also focus on the country and the context within which the higher education system operates.
This is an intensive remote Spring Break course, with two additional in-person class meetings prior to the break and two following it. The class meets as follows (note that all times are for the Eastern Time Zone):
- Friday, February 4: 5:00 - 8:00 pm (in-person on Washington Square)
- Friday, February 18: 5:00 - 8:00 pm (online class meeting, held via Zoom)
- Monday, March 14: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (online class meeting, held via Zoom)
- Wednesday, March 16: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (online class meeting, held via Zoom)
- Friday, March 18: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (online class meeting, held via Zoom)
- April 1: 5:00 - 8:00 pm (online class meeting, held via Zoom)
- April 22: 5:00 - 8:00 pm (in-person on Washington Square)
Additional asynchronous online work will also be required.
- NYU graduate students
- Non-NYU graduate students and professionals who are not enrolled at an academic institution
- Education and Social Policy
- Higher Education Administration and Student Affairs
- International Education
This is not a complete list. We value diverse perspectives in our programs and encourage students from other majors and professions.
Students are required to self-register for the below Spring course per the NYU Academic Calendar:
HPSE-GE 2157, Section 095 (Class# 20918) Global Perspectives on Higher Education: Ghana - 3 points
Important Note: All program applicants are encouraged to meet with their academic adviser to determine if and how this course may be applied towards their program requirements and degree completion.
Offered through the Department of Administration, Leadership, and Technology.
- Steinhardt Overseas Graduate Tuition Fee (3 credits) - $5,826
- Graduate Overseas Registration and Services Fees - $674
Estimated Direct Cost Total - $6,500
NYU Steinhardt Graduate Study Tuition and Fees set for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Tuition, registration, and services fees will be due based on Bursar's Payment Schedule for the January term and will be charged as "Overseas" on your bursar bill, which signifies that the Office of Global Affairs administers it. These charges, however, will follow NYU Steinhardt's respective graduate tuition and other fees as any other in-person course for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Get in touch with the Office of Global Affairs by filling out our contact form. Submit your questions about study abroad opportunities, the admissions process, or upcoming events, and a Global Affairs representative will reach out with more information.Contact Form