Dominican Republic study abroad

This faculty-led program in the
Dominican Republic is
AUG. 13-SEPT. 9, 2017

For more information on the
program, including cost, visit the
OSU GO page for this program
and/or contact:
Mary Cluskey, PhD, RD


Study in the Dominican Republic this summer!

Explore health and culture in the Dominican Republic in this faculty-led program. Designed for undergraduate students, this program provides field experience, practicum and service learning opportunities to apply toward Human Development and Family Studies, Public Health or Nutrition options.

  • Earn two credits for learning Spanish for health care/service professionals (NUTR 399).
  • Earn six credits for NUTR 410, H 309 or 310; HDFS 209 or 406.
  • Be eligible for financial aid and Gilman Scholarships.
  • Work in schools and health and service agencies helping families in the Dominican Republic.
  • Take full-day excursions to visit Batey Bayaguana (sugar town), Dajabon Market and Cienfuegos.
  • Experience a two-night excursion to Haitises National Park.
  • Explore and learn Spanish for health care and participate in co-curricular/cultural site visits.
  • Attend guest lecturers on Dominican Republic culture and health.
  • Participate in guided tours with fees and transport provided.
  • Enjoy home stays with two meals/day provided.
  • Visit Santiago’s food markets, public and private hospitals, preventive health care programs, health care education, and community-based sites for special needs families.

Dominican Republic study abroad