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A number of student personnel oriented graduate programs run intensive study programs, primarily, abroad. As we become aware of program offerings they will be listed on this page.

To have your program listed, please send an email to with the following information:

  1. Program website
  2. Name of Program
  3. Contact person and their email
  4. Sponsoring institution
  5. Dates of program
  6. One paragraph abstract

  • Globalization & Student Affairs
    Sponsoring Institution: ACPA and Semester at Sea, Institute for Shipboard Education
    Dates: December 18 - January 3, 2014
    The Institute for Shipboard Education invites adventurers of all ages to explore 8 ports of call on the Passages and Exchanges Enrichment Voyage December 18, 2013 through January 3, 2014. Participants will transit the Panama Canal and explore the Caribbean and Central & South America on one of the worldıs fastest passenger ships, the MV Explorer. This unique learning opportunity offers adventurous in-port excursions combined with abundant learning opportunities afforded by our onboard Enrichment Sessions.

    Enrichment Sessions aboard the MV Explorer will include discussions on history, biodiversity, cultural traditions, and Spanish lessons. Smaller and more intimate than traditional cruise ships, our well-appointed vessel includes two dining rooms, a wellness center, outdoor swimming pool, outdoor sport court, fitness center, 9,000-volume library, computer lab, and limited wireless Internet access.

  • Challenges and Opportunities: A Multi-Disciplinary Examination of Higher Education in Ecuador
    Contact: Dr. Raul A. Leon, Assistant Professor, Department of Leadership & Counseling
    Sponsoring Institution: Eastern Michigan University
    Dates: May 20 - June 1, 2014
    This short-term study abroad program will allow students to examine higher education reform in Ecuador from a mulch-disciplinary perspective. This program is centered on providing students with the opportunity to compare and contrast the higher education system in Ecuador with the U.S. The course will provide opportunities to examine current challenges and opportunities, allowing students to experience, scrutinize, and reflect upon these issues in a global context.

  • The Psychology of Power Authority in Cross-Cultural Leadership: Lessons from Rome
    Contact: Dr. John P. Dugan, Associate Professor, Higher Education
    Sponsoring Institution: Loyola University Chicago, School of Education
    Dates: July 6-19 2014
    This course is designed to examine the psychology of how power and authority are manifest in social systems as people come together in the process of leadership. The vibrant city of Rome is used as a historical and contextual reference point and learning laboratory. The course will briefly address evolving theoretical conceptualizations of leadership, but attend more closely to advanced leadership topics related to power, authority, and social justice. This will be complemented by the examination of how these leadership concepts are manifest within a variety of social institutions including education, religion, and government. The course will rely on Romeıs rich historical context and complex social systems as a venue for the exploration of leadership issues, as a reference point for understanding cultural influences on leadership, and as a model for interpreting cultural considerations in a broad global context.