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2019-2020 Graduate Travel Seminars

Italy Graduate Travel Seminar - June 23 - July 2, 2019 (CLOSED)
  • 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 and Eric Dregni
Email: wissink@csp.edu ; dregni@csp.edu
Cost Estimate: $2,800 (does not include airfare or tuition)
Costa Rica Graduate Travel Seminar - January 19-26, 2020
  • Visit with local business and community leaders in a variety of areas
  • Explore Costa Rican culture and history through walking tours, meetings, and museum visits
  • Register for course GST 597 Costa Rica (CRN 25984)
Professor: Dr. Steven Manderscheid and Richard Brynteson
Email: manderscheid@csp.edu ; brynteson@csp.edu
Cost Estimate: $2,500 (does not include airfare or tuition)
Ireland Graduate Travel Seminar - April 1-9, 2020
  • Interaction with government agencies and local NGO’s serving families
  • Visit a graduate program in Family Studies at the University of Galway
  • Meet with corporate directors and tour Medtronic Corporation facilities in Galway
  • Register for course GST 597 Ireland (CRN 25985)
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
  • 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: $1,800 (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.