Public and Non-Profit Administration

Focus on the management processes of public and nonprofit organizations that can serve and improve your community while studying abroad. While abroad, you can develop the capacities for ethical judgment, critical thinking, and the core competencies necessary to fulfill multiple roles as effective managers and public servants. Explore the International best practices across the world while traveling to places such as Australia, Ghana, Japan, Italy, and more.

Public Non-Profit

Jordan

Academic Advice

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

Restrictions

  • Department input requested.
  • 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 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.

Program Suggestions

NOTE: This is not an exhaustive list. If you cannot find a suitable program among these, there are other options available to you as well. Come in for a walk-in advising session, and our peer advisers can help you find a program that fits your needs!

GVSU Program

Program Type

Country

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Semester

Academic Year

Summer

Faculty-Led

Netherlands

Geography and Planning

   

Faculty-Led

South Africa

Writing In Action

   

Partnership

Japan

International Christian University

 

Partnership

Turkey

Middle East Technical University

 

External Programs

Program Types

Country

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Semester

Academic Year

Summer

External

Italy

API: Lorenzo De' Medici

 

External (Graduate)

Ireland

API: University of Limerick

 

 

External

Hungary

API: Corvinus University

 

External

Multiple Destinations

CCIS

 

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. 

Browse More Programs

Students interested in combining their study abroad experience with an internship, or those looking to focus solely on an internship, have many options. Customized internships are available in a few locations through GVSU internships, as well as other program providers, such as ISA and World Endeavors. Don't forget, most internships are, or can, be credit-bearing so make sure you contact the internship provider or inquire with Padnos International Center to see if you can receive credit towards your Public and Nonprofit Administration degree!

Internships

Program Type

Country

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Varies

Varies

Internships Abroad


Department Contact

Students may submit course equivalency requests by email or by submitting the Study Abroad Course Approval Form in person with the overseas course information attached. For all course equivalency requests, please contact:

CECI Advising Center

ceciadvisor@gvsu.edu

460C DeVos Center