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Study Abroad USA: Building Capacity for US Institutions

Learn how to build and grow a study abroad program at your US institution of higher education.
Study Abroad USA: Building Capacity for US Institutions

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Starts Oct 15
Estimated 8 weeks
3–5 hours per week
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About this course

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_Brought to you by the US Department of State and Arizona State University, this course is designed for internationally-minded faculty, staff, and administrators working in US higher education institutions who would like to increase rates of study abroad participation. This course is also for people who aspire to work in international education and would like an orientation to the field. _

Want to increase your educational institution’s study abroad efforts? Whether you work for a community college, a large, small, public or private university, or any other type of higher education institution in the US, this course will help you form partnerships, develop policies and procedures, advise students, promote scholarships, deliver orientations, and market your programs. You will learn recommended practices for ensuring the health and safety of students while abroad, and case studies will show you how the study abroad experience can be integrated into your school’s curriculum and can internationalize your campus. By the end of the course, you will have developed a long-term strategy for your institution that prioritizes reaching diverse students.

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  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English

What you'll learn

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  • Recommended practices for your institution’s study abroad office
  • Various models for structuring study abroad programs
  • How to fund students’ study abroad experiences
  • How to create a long-term study abroad strategy for your campus

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