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Major Guide: Nursing

Nursing study abroad programs provide insight into the field of international health care, while allowing nursing students to examine the cultural, political, and economic forces influencing health care systems around the world.

Below, are recommended programs for Nursing majors that will allow you to take a full load of degree requirements.
*This list is not exhaustive. 

Nursing Major Guide (PDF version)

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ISA Athens: Arts, Business, Liberal Arts & Sciences

University of Canterbury

USAC Ghana: University of Ghana

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Location: Athens, Greece

Program Type: UT Direct

Program Location: Christchurch, New Zealand

Program Feature: Internship placements available

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Location: Accra, Ghana

Program Features: Internship placements and field studies & service learning opportunities available

Quick Look: The American College of Greece (ACG) offers a great variety of courses from arts & sciences, fine & performing arts, and business. Courses are taught in English with local and international students. Quick Look: Located in urban Christchurch, this mild climate and diverse population permits countless activities including theatre, music, parks, and nature, as well as sports, like rugby, cricket, hockey, and soccer. Quick Look: Experience Ghana’s capital of 2.5 million people and visit cultural and historical sites like Mole National Park and the Cape Coast slave castles. Study African and Development Studies and take Service Learning courses.


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UTK College of Nursing International Clinical Experience

UTK Nursing in Pamplona, Spain

UTK Nursing in Scotland

Program Type: UT Faculty-directed

Program Location: Caye Caulker & San Ignacio, Belize

Program Type: UT Faculty-directed

Program Location: Pamplona, Spain

Program Type: UT Faculty-directed

Program Location: Aberdeen, Scotland

Quick Look: Students will provide nursing care to adults and children within an at-risk population who are experiencing commonly occurring acute and chronic illness. Care will be provided in an international community setting. Quick Look: Learn about health care delivery systems from a global perspective. Topics will be presented in English and include an introduction to the Spanish health care system, nurse-patient relationships, human dignity, and more. Quick Look: Immerse yourself in the Scottish healthcare system and culture in Aberdeen! Students will have the unique opportunity to take part in clinicals, both in Scotland and in Knoxville.