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  • Locations: Kingston, Jamaica
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:
Students interested in speaking with program alumni can browse our Alumni Reference Network. The Alumni Reference Network is password-protected and only accessible to GSU students. Please contact the Study Abroad Office at (404) 413-2529 or for the password.

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Global Perspectives in Communication Disorders
The Study Abroad Program

This is an international training opportunity for Master’s level Communication Sciences and Disorders students at GSU. Participants will provide intervention services to children and adults with communication disorders in the Mustard Seed Community in Kingston, Jamaica.

Students will be housed on-site at Jacob’s Ladder in Maneague, Jamaica.
Accommodations are dormitory style with a central kitchen and living

Students with documented disabilities who need accommodations during their study abroad experience should discuss these needs with a Program Director and the Office of Disability Services at the time of application.

This program is open to graduate students in Communication Sciences
and Disorders who have completed at least one semester of on-campus
clinical practicum. Students must be in good standing academically.
Program size is limited and participation is contingent upon acceptance
by the Program Director.

Program cost may vary at any time according to currency fluctuations and
changing travel arrangements. The program cost is tentatively set at
$1895.00, PLUS regular Georgia State University tuition and fees. Nonresident/
out-of-state students will pay in-state tuition plus a $250 fee in
addition to the program cost.
Cost includes:
-  RT Airfare
-  Ground Transportation
-  Meals
-  Health/Evacuation
-  Excursions
Cost does not include:
-  Tuition and fees
-  Passport
-  Baggage fees
-  Personal expenses

Credits and Courses
Participants who successfully complete the program’s course will receive
three (3) semester hours of course credit at Georgia State University.
Graduate students should register for CSD 8800 with the approval of a
Program Director. Students from other institutions should follow their
institution’s regulations concerning transfer credits.
Applying to the Program
Participants who successfully complete the program’s course will receive three semester hours of course credit at GSU. Students should register for CSD 8800
with a Program Director’s approval.

Payment  Schedule  
January 15, 2017:  $250 deposit due
March 1, 2017:  $ 645 payment due
April 15, 2017: $1,000 final payment due
(all payments are non-refundable upon receipt)
(All payments except the initial deposit will be billed directly to your student account. Please refer to the academic/registration  calendar for the tuition and fees deadline).

Eligible students interested in applying should find this program’s listing at   and begin an online application. GSU students are eligible to apply for Study Abroad Scholarships. Visit   or contact the Study Abroad Programs Office at 404-413-2529 for more information.
Project Directors:
Dr. Julie Washington (
Dr. Debra Schober-Peterson (
804 CEHD
Phone: 404-413-8304

This program is currently not accepting applications.