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 Communications Study Abroad Programs

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.

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 external 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.
  • Department input requested
  • Consider fulfilling your Issues General Education requirement abroad. Find out how!
  • Courses will be reviewed on a case by case basis through the course equivalency process.

Program Suggestions

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

Biomedical Science Coursework

GVSU Programs

Program Type 

Country 

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Semester

Academic Year

Summer

Non-Traditional Academic Year

Faculty-Led

Haiti

Water, Environmental Issues, and Service Learning

   

 

Partnership

Australia

Macquarie University

   

Partnership

Australia

University of the Sunshine Coast

   

Partnership

Ghana

University of Cape Coast

 

Partnership

Romania

Babes-Bolyai University

     

Partnership

United Kingdom

Kingston University

 

External Programs

Program Type

Country

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Semester

Academic Year

Summer

Non-Traditional Academic Year

Direct Enrollment

Ireland

University College Dublin

   

External

Australia

CIS: Bond University

   

External

Ecuador

CIS: Universidad San Francisco de Quito (Spanish)

     

External

Ireland

API: National University of Galway

   

External

Ireland

API: University of Limerick

   

External

New Zeland

CIS: Victoria University of Wellington

   

External

South Korea

ISA: Konkuk University

   

External

Thailand

CIS: Mahidol University

 

 

External

United Kingdom

API: Heriot Watt University

   

External

United Kingdom

API: University of Stirling

   

External

United Kingdom

ISA: King's College London

   

External

United Kingdom

ISA: Reading University

     

External

United Kingdom

Northeastern University: Comparative Healthcare

     

External

Spain

ISA: Salamanca Health & Medical Sciences

     

External

New Zeland

Massey University

     

External

Argentina

CEA: Global Health A Latin American Perspective

     

Communication Coursework

GVSU Programs

Program Type

Country

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Semester

Academic Year

Summer

Non-Traditional Academic Year

Faculty-Led

United Kingdom

Communications

   

 

Partnership

Australia

Maquarie University

   

Partnership

Romania

Babes-Bolyai University

   

Partnership

Australia

University of the Sunshine Coast

   

Partnership

France

Université Catholique de l'Ouest

 

Partnership

Ghana

University of Cape Coast

   

Partnership

Japan

International Christian University

 

 

Partnership

Japan

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

 

Partnership

Mexico

Universidad des las Americas Puebla

 

Partnership

Spain

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

   

External Programs

Program Type

Country

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Semester

Academic Year

Summer

Affiliate

Grece

Hellenic International Studies in the Arts

 

Affiliate

United Kingdom

Edge Hill University

 

External

Italy

API: Lorenzo de' Medici

 

External

Morocco

SIT: Field Studies in Journalism and New Media

   

External

Multiple Destinations

GEO Study Abroad: University of Oregon

 

External

The Netherlands

Maastricht University Public Health & Medicine

 

External

Malaysia

Main Homepage: Taylor's University

Taylor's University American Degree Transfer Program

Notes: Course Offer Schedule Until Fall 2017

External

United Kingdom

University of Roehampton

Internship

Program Type

Country

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Varies

Varies

Internships Abroad

Explore Other Program Options

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

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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