Learn how to build and grow a study abroad program at your institution.

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Increase study abroad participation with our online training modules for staff, faculty, and administrators.

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What will I learn?

1. Procedure - Procedure Infographic
1. Procedure

Recommended practices for your institution's study abroad office

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2. Implementation - Procedure Infographic
2. Implementation

Various models for structuring study abroad programs

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3. Funding - Procedure Infographic
3. Funding

How to fund students' study abroad experiences

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4. Goals - Procedure Infographic
4. Goals

How to create a long-term study abroad strategy for your campus

Additional course topics

  • Select and finance appropriate program types
  • Internationalize the campus and integrate study abroad into the curriculum
  • Staff an office, establish policies and procedures, and manage applications
  • Identify scholarships and student funding
  • Expand opportunities for underrepresented students
  • Market your programs
  • Orient students for departure, re-entry, and career development
  • Ensure students' health and safety
  • Assess the impact of your work

2016 U.S. Higher Education Institutions Survey

"We need help with health and safety, best practices for faculty-led programming, curriculum integration, and campus internationalization"

- University Study Abroad Professional

2016 U.S. Higher Education Institutions Survey

"Having access to free professional development is very helpful for those of us with no budget for PD and who are struggling to remain current in our fields."

- University Study Abroad Professional

2016 U.S. Higher Education Institutions Survey

"Too often the needs of community colleges serving economically disadvantaged students are not addressed in study abroad training and materials."

- University Study Abroad Professional

2016 U.S. Higher Education Institutions Survey

"We need advising and expertise on how to create programs that are viable and efficient."

- University Study Abroad Professional

Online training modules for staff, faculty, and administrators designed by the U.S. Department of State and Arizona State University

This flexible course will jump-start your program planning through actionable information and ready-to-use templates developed by leaders in the study abroad field. You will discover practical approaches for increasing study abroad participation and learn from in-depth case studies, helping you build a long-term strategy for growth and diversification.

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  • 8 weeks
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