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Study Abroad

Each summer, the Master of Arts in Leadership program offers a course that allows students to travel abroad and study leadership practices in other countries.

Who

MA in Leadership / Education and MS in Physician Studies programs

WHAT

His Holiness the Dalai Lama, in Ethics for the New Millennium, makes a strong case for the need to cultivate what he calls universal responsibility, based on a fundamental belief that everything we do has a universal dimension – it contributes to the happiness or suffering of others.

Visit the Costa Rican capital of San José to meet with leaders in the field. Program activities include:

  • Exploring Costa Rica
  • Meeting with leaders in government, business, healthcare, social service, education, natural medicine, and the arts
  • Visiting the National University of Costa Rica, La Carpio community, and Costa Rica National Museum
  • Visiting Manuel Antonio National Park, beach, and Central Craft Market

ML 577 Universal Responsibility: A Central American Perspective explores this concept both intellectually and through experience. This Master of Arts in Leadership course, organized through Augsburg’s Center for Global Education and Experience, is open to all Augsburg graduate students.

Through selected readings, discussions, self- assessments, journaling, research, and personal reflection, you will develop your own perspective on what universal responsibility means to you and leadership in your profession.

When

MA in Leadership / Education: June 27-July 5 (Saturday to Sunday)
MPA: June 27-July 8 (Saturday to Wednesday)

COST

MA in Education Estimated Cost

TBA

MA in Leadership Estimated Cost

TBA

MPA Estimated Cost

TBA

Cost includes: Tuition, all accommodations, meals, ground transportation, on-site programming, translations, and international health insurance.

NOT included: Round trip airfare, course textbooks, airport entry/exit fee (approximately $50), and personal expenses.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

TBD

contacts

Financial Aid for Study Abroad Programs
studentfinances@augsburg.edu

Leadership / Education Instructor
Caroline Maguire
maguire@augsburg.edu

MPA Instructor
Holly Levine
levineh@augsburg.edu

CGEE Program Coordinator
Fatimah Kinaphone
kinaphon@augsburg.edu

Leadership Program Coordinator
Deanna Davis
davisd2@augsburg.ed