Travel and earn college credit
Our journeys take us around the world to places like China, South Korea, Costa Rica, Denmark, England, Spain, and world-famous cities, like Paris, France; London, England; Rome, Italy and more. Take a peek into the past and see what might be in store for you. Then get started on your journey today!
At Mount Mary, learning goes beyond the classroom — and beyond our borders. Explore a new location over a school break, during the summer or for an entire semester. Start creating your study abroad experience by following seven easy steps. Read what fellow Mount Mary students had to say about their study abroad experiences.
Study Abroad During School Breaks
Rome for CORE credit in Theology or Philsophy: December 27, 2019 — January 16, 2020
Jet to Rome and study in the Eternal City as part of a short-term, faculty-led study abroad program. Renowned through the centuries for its beauty and history, Rome has many faces: capital of a vast empire, cradle of Christianity in the West, nurturer of Renaissance art, producer of modern fashion, diverse global center and exemplar of Mediterranean culture and cuisine. Download the information and the application.
Costa Rica for CORE credit in Literature or Science: December 28, 2019 — January 14, 2020
Venture to Costa Rica and explore its amazing biodiversity as part of a short-term, faculty-led program, and discover the "Switzerland" of Centrla America, a country which disbanded its army in 1949. Covering just 0.03% of the globe's surface, Costa Rica is home to 6% of the world's biodiversity and has devoted nearly 26% of its land to conservation and national parks. This program focuses on environmental topics and sustainable practices, with an emphasis on food production, including coffee and chocolate tours. Download the information and the application.
Guatemala for Spanish Language + Service Learning: December 27 — January 19, 2020
Travel to Guatemala and study Latin American civilization, while learning more about its indigenous culture, on this short-term, faculty-led study abroad program. The historic homeland of the ancient Mayas, the nae for Guatemala may derive from a word meaning "land of trees." Guatemala maintains a significant population of indigenous people in its interior uplands, which distinguishes this country from its neighbors. Participants will stay with a host family to enhance Spanish language fluency, while earning credit in Spanish language and participating in service learning. Download the information and the application.
Study Abroad During Summer
Arrange Individual Study Abroad Opportunities
If you want to study in a different location than offered through our faculty-led programs, Summer is a great time to explore! Earn credits over the summer in Thailand, or participate in an internship in Spain or South Africa. Contact the International Studies Office for more details on how to select the best option to fulfill your academic and professional skills.
- Read Michelle Hawkins' blog that features her experience interning in Valencia, Spain.