International Study-Abroad Courses at MSASS
3 Credit Study-Abroad Courses
Open to all undergraduate and graduate students •Offers 3 credits as an elective
or may be used toward Global/Cultural Diversity or Social Work minor
• Engineering students may use for Social Science credit •
• Financial aid available •
Take an educational holiday overseas. Engage in cross-cultural studies of social policies and practices. Several three-credit study-abroad courses are available for all students, from all majors and programs, as well as working professionals in health and human services. International Study Abroad Courses are designed around a course syllabus that promotes interaction with international policymakers and direct-service providers. Contact Debby Jacobson, PhD, director of International Education Programs.
- Check out our photo galleries from India, Ecuador, Poland, and the Netherlands.
- See what students had to say about their trips to Amsterdam and Poland.
- Read a cross-cultural perspective from MSASS faculty member and alumnus Patrick Boyle.
Click here to see our table of offered courses. The table also includes important information about course descriptions, schedules, travel dates, and costs.
There are three time frames to travel – winter break, spring break, and spring II in May. Registration for winter break courses must be done in during fall semester, and registration for spring break and spring II courses must be done spring semester. The following is a short list of the courses offered in each time frame:
Ecuador - Health, Human & Social Development
India – Global Issues & Sustainability (2014)
Guatemala – Child Welfare
Poland – Invisible Groups in a New Poland
Switzerland – Global Health Immersion
Financial aid may be used for travel costs. Contact Nancy Issa for more information.
To apply, go to http://studyabroad.case.edu. Click on “program search.” Type “MSASS” under “Program Name.” Select the Country of interest from the drop-down menu. After clicking the Search button, information on the course will appear at the bottom of the page. Click on the desired course, then click “Apply Now”. For any questions about the application, please contact Lisa Brown, Study Abroad Advisor, at 216-368-2394.
Planning Your Trip
For next steps on planning your trip, please visit our What To Do Next page.
Be sure to check the expiration date of your passport. If do not have one now, then order a passport or see our How to Apply for a Passport page. Renew your passport if it expires within 6 months after the return date.
General information and Course descriptions for the International Study-Abroad Program are available online. Contact Debby Jacobson, PhD, director of International Education Programs for more information.