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"The Arnold School is working to solve global health challenges in the 21st century by conducting critical research, as well as training the next generation of public health researchers, educators, policymakers and leaders. We have the opportunity to impact the health of millions of people every day."
Dr. James Thrasher, Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health.

Study Abroad

During the 2013 – 14 academic year, more than 1,420 students at the University of South Carolina studied abroad. Seventy-eight of these students were from the Arnold School of Public Health. USC’s Office of International Programs offers a wide range of study abroad programs. Visit http://www.ip.sc.edu/ to find programs in global health that can enhance your public health education!

Study Public Health in India or Thailand

The Alliance for Global Education and CIEE courses have been pre-approved for transfer credit by the Arnold School of Public Health. Contact the Study Abroad Office at 803-777-7557 to know more.

Spring Break and Maymester Courses

Spring Break and Maymester Courses at the University of South Carolina can be an opportunity to study abroad. For Maymester 2014, students traveled to Armenia for a course, titled “Global Health Systems and Issues” and offered by the Arnold School’s Department of Health Services Policy and Management. Check with USC’s Office of International Programs for programs with a global health emphasis. Visit http://www.ip.sc.edu/ to know more.

Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs

USC’s Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs assists students who are applying for national scholarships and fellowships, many of which offer students the opportunity to study abroad and takes courses related to their majors. Visit http://www.sc.edu/ofsp/ to know more about the opportunities available.

Timmy Global Health, USC Chapter

Timmy Global Health, a U.S. nonprofit organization, expands access to healthcare and empowers students and volunteers to tackle today’s most pressing global health challenges. To achieve this goal, Timmy sends medical service teams to support the work of international partner organizations, channels financial, medical, and human resources to community based health and development projects, and works to empower students at U.S. high schools and universities to fundraise, advocate, and serve in an effort to fight health disparities at home and abroad. To know more about the USC Chapter of Timmy Global Health, visit the Facebook page -- TimmyGlobalHealthatUSC -- or email, SoTimmy@mailbox.sc.edu.