Completed a basic writing course, Completed at least 12 college credits, GPA of 2.75 or higher, Other requirements per provider
Fall Semester, Spring Semester
CIEE Community Public Health Program in Khon Kaen, Thailand
Known for its innovative public health system, Thailand provides a fabulous environment for students interested in an intensive and integrated immersion experience. Combining traditional classroom instruction with extensive field study involving public health agencies, and visits to local communities, you will examine issues of public health and social services on both a regional and national level.
Study abroad in Thailand and you will:
Interact with villagers, academic researchers, government officers, and practitioners working to improve public health in Thailand
Immerse yourself through visits to various public health facilities and through community stays in Northeast Thailand
Visit surrounding Southeast Asian countries to compare and contextualize your knowledge of public health systems
Take hold of the unique opportunity to examine issues of public health on both national and regional levels, with CIEE Thailand.
Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.
Fall Dates- Mid August to Mid December Spring Dates- Late January to Late May
This Madison College sponsored program is run by the Council for International Education Exchange (CIEE). Students will apply to Madison College and to CIEE for acceptance on the program.
In addition to the CIEE course offerings and requirements, all students accepted into a semester-long Study Abroad program are required to take the Madison College one credit online course titled "Perspectives on Study Abroad". This course is designed as an introduction to and support of residence and study in another country. Students will learn cultural theories, learning styles, cross-cultural communication skills, and strategies for development of cross-cultural competencies. Students will participate in activities designed to increase their cultural awareness, cross-cultural sensitivity, and own adaptability to another culture. The course will facilitate the intense learning process that occurs when individuals are placed in a new cultural context and will challenge students to explore their own cultural assumptions. The CIEE Seminar on Living and Learning may be substituted for this course.
A passport is required for U.S. citizens traveling abroad. If you need to apply for a passport, it is advised to allow at least 6 weeks for standard processing.
All students are required to attend two pre-departure orientations. These orientations provide information on health and safety, packing, trip planning, flight logistics, and other essential information.