Health Communication

Borders are virtually meaningless in this early 21st century global economy. As a future graduate with a Health Communications major or minor degree, you will be confronting global issues and will work in internationally-operated companies. "Wake up and face the earth!" T. Friedman advised us in his bestseller ‘The World is Flat’.

Health Communication

Tanzania

An international experience will provide you not only with essential skills to work effectively in industry, education, or the public sector but will touch and change all the facets of your life by the experience of living in another culture, will strengthen your character, and will broaden your mind.

Academic Advice

  • Department input requested
  • Consider fulfilling your Issues General Education requirement abroad. Find out how!

Restrictions

  • Courses will be reviewed on a case by case basis through the course equivalency process.

Keep in Mind

  • Once you have selected a program, be sure to meet with your adviser at least three months prior to departing for your program.
  • Be sure to explore both GVSU and non-GVSU options by browsing the Program Suggestions below. Students are not limited to GVSU study abroad programs.
  • There are several opportunities to intern and or volunteer while abroad.
  • Students are also able to fulfill General Education requirements abroad, including their General Education Issues requirement.

Program Suggestions

You are not limited to the program options listed below. 
Explore other non-GVSU options by using the search engines listed below.

Biomedical Science Coursework

GVSU Programs

Program Type 

Country 

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Term Available

Faculty-Led

Haiti

Water, Environmental Issues, and Service Learning

Summer

Partnership

Australia

Macquarie University

Semester or non-traditional academic year

Partnership

Australia

University of the Sunshine Coast

Semester or non-traditional academic year

Partnership

Ghana

University of Cape Coast

Semester, academic year or summer

Partnership

Norway

University of Oslo

Semester, academic year or summer

Partnership

Romania

Babes-Bolyai University

Semester

Partnership

United Kingdom

Kingston University

Semester, academic year or summer

Non-GVSU Programs

Program Type

Country

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Term Available

Direct Enrollment

Ireland

University College Dublin

Semester or academic year

Non-GVSU

Australia

CIS: Bond University

Semester or non-traditional academic year

Non-GVSU

Ecuador

CIS: Universidad San Francisco de Quito (Spanish)

Semester

Non-GVSU

Ireland

API: National University of Galway

Semester or academic year

Non-GVSU

Ireland

API: University of Limerick

Semester or academic year

Non-GVSU

New Zeland

CIS: Victoria University of Wellington

Semester or non-traditional academic year

Non-GVSU

South Korea

ISA: Konkuk University

Semester or academic year

Non-GVSU

Thailand

CIS: Mahidol University

Semester or summer

Non-GVSU

United Kingdom

API: Heriot Watt University

Semester or academic year

Non-GVSU

United Kingdom

API: University of Stirling

Semester or academic year

Non-GVSU

United Kingdom

ISA: King's College London

Semester or academic year

Non-GVSU

United Kingdom

ISA: Reading University

Semester

Non-GVSU

United Kingdom

Northeastern University: Comparative Healthcare

Summer

Non-GVSU

Spain

ISA: Salamanca Health & Medical Sciences

Semester

Non-GVSU

New Zeland

Massey University

Semester

Non-GVSU

Argentina

CEA: Global Health A Latin American Perspective

Semester

Communication Coursework

GVSU Programs

Program Type

Country

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Term Available

Faculty-Led

United Kingdom

Communications

Summer

Partnership

Australia

Maquarie University

Semester or non-traditional academic year

Partnership

Romania

Babes-Bolyai University

Semester or academic year

Partnership

Australia

University of the Sunshine Coast

Semester or non-traditional academic year

Partnership

France

Université Catholique de l'Ouest

Semester, academic year or summer

Partnership

Ghana

University of Cape Coast

Semester or academic year

Partnership

Japan

International Christian University

Academic year or summer

Partnership

Japan

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

Semester, academic year or summer

Partnership

Mexico

Universidad des las Americas Puebla

Semester, academic year or summer

Partnership

Norway

University of Oslo

Semester, academic year or summer

Partnership

Sain

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Semester or academic year

Non-GVSU Programs

Program Type

Country

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Term Available

Affiliate

Grece

Hellenic International Studies in the Arts

Semester or summer

Affiliate

United Kingdom

Edge Hill University

Semester or academic year

Non-GVSU

Italy

API: Lorenzo de' Medici

Semester, academic year or summer

Non-GVSU

Morocco

SIT: Field Studies in Journalism and New Media

Semester

Non-GVSU

Multiple Destinations

GEO Study Abroad: University of Oregon

Summer or semester

Non-GVSU

The Netherlands

Maastricht University Public Health & Medicine

Semester, academic year

Non-GVSU

Malaysia

Main Homepage: Taylor's University

Taylor's University American Degree Transfer Program

Notes: Course Offer Schedule Until Fall 2017

Semester, academic year or summer

Non-GVSU

United Kingdom

University of Roehampton

Semester, academic year or summer

Internship

Program Type

Country

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Term Available

GVSU

France

EUSA: Paris

Summer

GVSU

Spain

EUSA: Madrid

Summer

GVSU

Ireland

EUSA: Dublin

Summer

GVSU

England

EUSA: London

Summer

GVSU

Czech Republic

EUSA: Prague

Summer

Non-GVSU

Multiple Destinations

API Internships

Semester or summer

Non-GVSU

Multiple Destinations

CAPA Internships

Semester or summer

Non-GVSU

China

CRCC Asia Internships

Semester or summer

Non-GVSU

Multiple Destinations

ISA Internships

Semester or summer

Non-GVSU

Multiple Destinations

ISA: Service Learning

Semester or summer

Non-GVSU

Multiple Destinations

World Endeavors Internships

Semester or summer

Explore Other Program Options

Not finding a program on this list that meets your needs? Explore other options.

IMPORTANT: You can also complete your General Education requirements abroad. 

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To determine the GVSU course equivalencies for courses taken abroad, please view the “How to Request Course Equivalencies” page. For more information email Department Contact below.

Department Contact

Haiying Kong
kongh@gvsu.edu
616-331-8171
124 Lake Michigan Hall



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