Global Partnerships

Dual degree program with Dong Hua University in China

The joint educational collaboration between Dong Hua University (DHU), China and Iowa State University (ISU), U.S.A. is focused on the Master’s degree in Textiles and Clothing (TC). Selected students will enroll in DHU and ISU graduate programs. Students are required to meet minimum requirements set forth for all students in ISU’s Textiles and Clothing graduate program. Admitted students may enroll in ISU’s TC non-thesis Master degree program or Master of Science program that requires a thesis.

Students must complete a minimum of 22 ISU credits to be awarded a master’s degree from ISU. Students may take courses through distance education as well as on-campus courses to meet the 22 credit minimum requirement. Students are recommended to spend a minimum of two or three semesters on the ISU campus for the non-thesis master’s degree and four to five semesters for thesis option. Students who successfully complete DHU and ISU program requirements shall receive a Master of Family and Consumer Sciences (MFCS) or a Master of Science (MS) degree from ISU and a Master of Science degree from DHU.

Dual degree with Wuhan Textile University in China

The joint educational collaboration between Wuhan Textile University (WTU), China and Iowa State University (ISU), U.S.A. is focused on the Master’s degree in Textiles and Clothing (TC). Selected students will enroll in WTU and ISU graduate programs. Students are required to meet minimum requirements set forth for all students in ISU’s Textiles and Clothing graduate program. Admitted students may enroll in ISU’s TC non-thesis Master degree program or Master of Science program that requires a thesis.

Students must complete a minimum of 22 ISU credits to be awarded a master’s degree from ISU. Students may take courses through distance education as well as on-campus courses to meet the 22 credit minimum requirement. Students are recommended to spend a minimum of two or three semesters on the ISU campus for the non-thesis master’s degree and four to five semesters for thesis option. Students who successfully complete WTU and ISU program requirements shall receive a Master of Family and Consumer Sciences (MFCS) or a Master of Science (MS) degree from ISU and a Master of Science degree from WTU.

Educational cooperation agreement with Henan Normal University in China

The Educational Cooperation Agreement is for the Master of Education Program with a Concentration on Global Education Leadership between College of International Exchange and Education, Henan Normal University (HNNU), China, and Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS), College of Human Sciences, Iowa State University (ISU), USA.

HNNU recruits a cohort of students in China and they will attend classes for two semesters in China. Following the preparation work in China, only students meeting ISU criteria will be invited to the ISU cohort. While attending ISU, the students will complete an additional 24 credits (minimum) in three semesters (fall, spring, and summer). Those who successfully accomplish all ISU graduation requirements will be granted a Master of Education degree by ISU.

For more information visit the M.Ed. Program with a Concentration on Global Education Leadership website.

Educational cooperation agreement with University of Pretoria, South Africa

The Memorandum of Co-operation (MOC) between University of Pretoria, Republic of South Africa and Iowa State University of Science and Technology, USA was established to promote institutional co-operation, scientific and cultural exchange, and mutual understanding and respect between the citizens of the Republic of South Africa and the United States of America. The two institutions shall collaborate in mutually beneficial scientific, technological, and educational activities such as exchanges of academic staff members, students, and scientific/educational literature, development of joint Master’s program, and organization of conferences and seminars. The MOC is non-binding and any specific collaborative exchanges are subject to separate and signed agreement.