Studying health science abroad is the perfect way to gain a global perspective of the field through immersive, intercultural experiences. Learn how public health interventions are implemented in other countries and better connect environmental, social and cultural contexts with access to health services. Explore diverse approaches to health care and gain real-world experience in an international setting.
Gain a comprehensive understanding of health issues through the global lens of a study abroad experience. A great program for health science, health professions or biology majors, this winter break program will broaden your understanding of disease prevention, disability compliance, health education and specific health issues in a local community. Enroll in this MU course:
- HLTH_SCI 4002
Explore Athens, Greece, over the summer while broadening your understanding of contemporary global health issues. This firsthand experience will expand your horizons and enhance the context of your studies in public health. Enroll in one of these MU courses:
- P_HLTH 8001
- SOC WK 7001
- HLTH SCI 4001
- P_HLTH 4001-01
- SOC WK 4101
Visit one of the most beautiful cities in Latin America while expanding your perspective of public health. On this program offered over the summer or winter break, you will broaden your understanding and appreciation of Peruvian culture through health and service opportunities. Enroll in this MU course:
- SRV_LRN 3028
Develop professional experience through an eight-week summer internship. Eligible to fulfill the health science internship requirement, work for an organization in a global environment and gain valuable professional experience to make your resume more competitive. Placements available in exciting cities around the world. Recommended locations include:
- Cape Town
Envision yourself in Copenhagen, Denmark, taking classes over the summer relevant toward your health science degree. Take advantage of the diverse catalog offered by DIS while participating in additional activities designed to expose students to Danish society and culture.
Study in Copenhagen, Denmark, for a semester taking classes toward your health science degree. Globalize your degree through the broad course options that DIS offers for public health.
Embark on a semester program that integrates hands-on practicum experiences in educational environments with coursework in Denmark. Participate in field studies and tours that provide new perspectives on child development and education.
Experience the socioeconomic health care challenges of a developing country firsthand while earning six credits studying topics like child development, health sciences, kinesiology, nutrition and sociology.