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  • Locations: Kingston, Jamaica
  • Program Terms: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Abroad Year Application Deadline Decision Date Program Start Date Program End Date
Summer 2018 02/15/2018 ** N/A 07/21/2018 07/28/2018

** Students will be notified of acceptance by email and through their online application.
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: Good Standing Housing: Dorm
Language of Instruction: English Program Type: GSU
Sponsoring College: College of Education Credit Type: GSU Credit
Credit Level: Graduate Credit
Program Description:
Global Perspectives in Communication Disorders

Helpful Links
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 mystudyabroad@gsu.edu for the password.

Program Description
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.

Accommodations
Students will be housed on-site at Sophie's Place in Kingston, Jamaica. Accommodations are dormitory style with a central kitchen and living area.

Disability Accommodation
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.

Eligibility
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
Program cost may vary at any time according to currency fluctuations and changing travel arrangements. The program cost is tentatively set at $1,895 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:
-  Roundtrip Airfare
-  Ground Transportation
-  Meals
-  Health/Evacuation Insurance
-  Excursions

Cost does not include:
-  Tuition and fees
-  Passport
-  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.

Payment Schedule
 
January 15, 2018: $300 deposit due
March 1, 2018: $700 payment
April 2, 2018: Program cost charged to student account
Early May 2018: $895 remaining balance due along with tuition & fees for Maymester. Study Abroad Scholarships posted by this date.
All payments are non-refundable upon receipt

Project Directors:
Dr. Stacey Wallen
870 CE
Phone: 404-413-8343