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Education Abroad

Faculty-Directed Education Abroad Opportunities Summer

Exploring Health & Care of Older People in Great Britain

Academic Credit: HSE 595 (3 Credit Hours)

Faculty: Dr. Gerry Gairola

Due to Covid-19, this program is on hold for Spring of 2021.

Cultural Competence in Healthcare in Costa Rica

Academic Credit:

  • CLM/HHS 453: Cultural Competence in Healthcare (3 Credits)
  • EAP 599: (1 credit)

Faculty: Dr. Brendan O’Farrell


Shoulder to Shoulder Global

UK’s Shoulder to Shoulder Global sends health brigades several times a year to an underserved area of Ecuador. The brigades are made up of students, faculty, and staff from the health care colleges, as well as local community volunteers. Participating students earn academic credit.

Additional information may be found through your academic program and on the Shoulder to Shoulder Global website.


CHS Education Abroad Travel Grants Available for Students

All College of Health Sciences students who complete a CHS academic major or professional program-approved, health related education abroad experience for academic credit are eligible for a $500 College of Health Sciences Student Education Abroad Travel Grant.

The education abroad experience must be part of a CHS course, pre-approved by the student's program, and at least 7 days in duration (including direct travel).

Download the Application

For questions, please email Tammy Jo Edge:

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