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The Office of Global Distance Graduate Degrees & Training offers individualized support for prospective students who are interested in our hybrid degrees and professional development certificates in Educational Leadership, International Education, and International School Counseling. We have served students from 67 countries across six continents and continue to grow.

The Global Distance Office facilitates admissions and enrollment in the following hybrid (online + face-to-face) degree programs: Master’s in International School Counseling and Educational Leadership; certificates in International School Counseling, Education, Technology Use in the Schools, Behavior Analysis and English as a Second Language Program Specialist. We also help students enroll in the professional development certificate programs that the College offers.

Admissions criteria can be found under the degree program of your interest. Our courses are delivered on-line in the fall and spring semesters.  Each summer we offer academic and professional institutes face-to-face in Bethlehem, PA.  In even years we offer two International Counseling courses in Athens, Greece. More information on the Summer Institute can be found under Current Students.

Contact us

Jamie Kardos, Associate Director, Admissions, Recruiting and Graduate Programs, 610-758-5857,

Educational Leadership
Educational Leadership

"As an Assistant Elementary Principal in Caracas, Venezuela, I have benefited greatly from the philosophical and practical guidance of Lehigh's professors." Mike Simpson, M.Ed., Educational Leadership.

International Counseling
International Counseling

Dr. Arnie Spokane and Ge Song, doctoral student of Counseling Psychology, worked together to provide professional development for counseling professionals in Shanghai.