USA Study Programs are just like our other programs, but the location is the United States. The focus is on intercultural topics in an American setting, bringing home the point that intercultural skills are as relevant in the US as they are overseas. Programs may be of special interest to American students who wish to explore intercultural topics closer to home, and to international students who want to explore the US, while receiving credits that satisfy major, minor and GE requirements, and without the need to get a passport or visa.
Students interested in global policy have the opportunity to engage with policy makers in Washington, DC, while being immersed in this vibrant city for 10 weeks.
Explore holistic health on the Big Island. Learn about the practice of traditional kanaka maoli lapa‘au (Hawaiian medicine) on Hawaii Island by discovering preventative medicine among vulnerable populations, and links between health and the environment.
California’s Bay Area and Central Valley are a hub of diverse communities, presenting unique health and social service challenges and yielding inspiring efforts to address them.
On the spirited Polynesian capital of Honolulu, spend five weeks interning as a teacher’s assistant in a local school while also being introduced to the island’s unique way of life (‘ao’ao).