Study Abroad Programs


Asia Council Summer Study Program: Healthcare in the Philippines (Now Closed - 2017 dates TBA)yangzhou-wutingqiao

Understand the interrelationship of culture and evidence-based healthcare on the island of Bohol.  Conduct research on the Filipino healthcare system by exploring healthcare sites and interacting with actual healthcare providers and their clients.  Experience the unique cultural combination of east and west through excursions to archeological sites and other places of historical, cultural and societal importance.  This country comprised of thousands of islands provides a unique backdrop for healthcare students to experience the integration of theory and practice. 

Academic Focus: This program is designed for nursing students, who have preferably already been accepted into a cohort.

Courses: NRSG 3990: Culture and Evidence Based Healthcare (3 credits).  Students can petition to have this count towards their research requirement.

Duration / Location:  Approximately May 27 - June 13, 2016 - Two Weeks / Bohol, Philippines.

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Asia Council China Program: Zhengzhou University, China (Now Closed - 2017 dates TBA)


The 2016 program offers courses in  art, economics, history, communications, political science, religious studies, and criminal justice. Earn 6 undergraduate or graduate semester hours. The host institution is Zhengzhou University which has a student population of 35,000. The city is close to many historical and cultural sites including the famous Shaolin Monastery where martial arts traditions were established. The program fee includes round-trip airfare, lodging and most meals, field trips and excursions, most ground transportation, and visa application.

Duration / Location: Approximately May 8th - June 5th, 2016 / Zhengzhou, China. Cost TBA plus tuition.

For more information go to Dalton State's Study Abroad Program.

Dr.Baogang Guo, Program Director

(706) 272-2678


Dr. Wilson Huang Co-director

(229) 333-5486

Asia Council Summer Study Program: Osaka, Japan (Now Closed - 2017 dates TBA)Hong Kong boat

The 2016 program in Japan offers courses in  Japanese language and Culture. Earn 6 undergraduate semester hours. The host institution is located just twenty minutes away from the beautiful cities of Osaka and Kyoto.   The city is close to many historical and cultural sites like Kinkaukuji, or the Golden Pavilion.  The program fee includes round-trip airfare, lodging, some field trips and excursions to Tokyo and Hiroshima.  The program doe not include food costs. 

Duration / Location: Approx. June 10, July 15 / Osaka area, Japan. Cost TBA plus tuition.

Courses offered:  Japanese 1001 and 2001; International Studies 3170: Japanese Film

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 Contact: David Starling 

Tel: 229-219-1246