Global Perspectives in Communication Disorders
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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 area.
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 $2,000
, 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.
- Roundtrip Airfare
- Ground Transportation
- Health/Evacuation Insurance
Cost does not include:
- Tuition and fees
- Baggage fees
- Personal expenses
Credits & 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.
January 15, 2018:
$300 deposit due
March 1, 2018:
April 2, 2018:
Program cost charged to student account
Early May 2018:
$1000 remaining balance due along with tuition & fees for Maymester. Study Abroad Scholarships posted by this date.
All payments are non-refundable upon receipt
Dr. Julie Washington (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dr. Debra Schober-Peterson (email@example.com)