Education and Health Sciences

Cincinnati Summer Immersion Program (CSIP)

Students of all majors will have the chance to engage first-hand with urban issues in the Greater Cincinnati area. Students will focus on issues such as poverty and inequality and approach it from the perspectives of history and culture.

ELL Summer Camp at MUDEC

On this engaging and exciting two week program, Miami students will have the chance to help Luxembourgish primary students develop their English speaking skills. This experience provides students an opportunity to develop their intercultural communication skills and ESL teaching skills while on site at Miami’s beautiful Luxembourg campus.

Comparing US and European School Systems

This unique capstone experience allows students to explore Belgium, Austria, Germany and Luxembourg to engage with European students and educators to cultivate a holistic perspective on education. This program is designed to enrich undergraduate students looking to go into education and is open to many majors including education, special education and speech pathology.

Global Health in The Gambia

This hands-on program to the West African nation of Gambia offers students the fulfilling opportunity to experience the diverse ways health care presents itself in a developing country. Open to all majors, this summer program cultivates holistic perspectives of health care when resources are scarce and disparity is real. Students have found this experience learning from the Gambian people to be life-changing and essential for their future careers.

Outdoor Leadership in New Zealand

In the ultimate definition of hands-on learning, students on this program will engage with the five foundations of outdoor education including outdoor leadership, experiential learning, outdoor skill development, environmental stewardship and intercultural engagement. Some of the highlights of this 3 week trip include sea kayaking in Abel Tasman at the top of the South Island, ice climbing on the famous Fox Glacier, engaging with the native Maori people and their culture.

Perspectives of Health and Human Culture in Iceland and Greenland

This exciting, immersive program takes students to Greenland and Iceland, offering access to several of nature’s wonders such as volcanic caves, glaciers, and the Northern Lights. While enjoying the natural world, students will also learn about the culture of Iceland and Greenland, gaining insight on gender and equity policies as well as sustainable and renewable energy practices. This program is great for students of any major!