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2019-2020 Graduate Travel Seminars

Italy Graduate Travel Seminar - June 23 - July 2, 2019
  • Explore Florence and Venice through an education and business lens
  • Excursions include Pontedera, Pisa, and Modena (sister city of St. Paul)
  • Register for course GST 597 Italy (CRN 30622)
Professors: Barb Wissink andEric Dregni
Email: wissink@csp.edu ; dregni@csp.edu
Cost Estimate: $2,800 (does not include airfare or tuition)
Cuba Graduate Travel Seminar - January 19-26, 2020 (date will be finalized Spring 2019)
  • Tour and experience businesses in various industries such as a sustainable farm, Cuban Institute of the Movie Industry, The Art Factory, and the Music Institute of Cuba
  • Explore Cuban culture through walking tours, music, visits with local artists
  • Register for course GST 597 Cuba (CRN coming soon)
Professor: Dr. Steven Manderscheid
Email: manderscheid@csp.edu
Cost Estimate: $3,700 (does not include airfare or tuition)
Ireland Graduate Travel Seminar - April 1-9, 2020
  • Explore the work-life experience of families in both Dublin and Galway
  • Visit local universities, corporations, and government agencies
  • Register for course GST 597 Ireland (CRN coming soon)
Professors: Dr. Thomas Hanson ; Dr. Michael Walcheski
Email: hanson@csp.edu ; walcheski@csp.edu
Cost Estimate: $2,600 (does not include airfare or tuition)
Dominican Republic Graduate Travel Seminar - May 12-17, 2020 (dates will be finalized in January 2019)
  • Travel through the Dominican Republic learning about international approaches to sport, sociocultural issues, and training approaches to baseball, track & field, and volleyball among others.
  • Tour the host stadium of the 2003 Pan American Games and interact with executives and trainers of the MLB academy.
  • Experience international sports first hand as you observes practices, interview athletes/coaches, and attend local sporting events.
  • Register for course GST 597 Dominican Republic (CRN 11089)
Professor: Dr. Matthew Buns
Email: buns@csp.edu
Cost Estimate: $2,400 (does not include airfare or tuition)

Course Information

Academic Credit Information

See the Graduate Travel Course Equivalent page for more information about course substitution specific to your graduate program. Our travel courses are multi-disciplinary and we encourage students from a diverse set of programs to travel and learn together. The emphasis of the trip reflects the faculty who are co-teaching the course. Students will register for GST 597 and will receive a letter grade for the travel course once completed.

Financial Information

Understanding Program and Academic Costs

See the Financial Information for Graduate Students page for more information about the program fee (what’s included and what is not included), payment and cancellation policies, and a link to financial aid resources.