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Department of Psychology

Study Abroad

To provide students with opportunities to "lead the world," the psychology program offers study abroad opportunities to Guatemala and Trinidad & Tobago. Students may earn course credit for their participation.

Study Abroad in Guatemala
This is a faculty led trip that provide students with an opportunity to learn about global health and the skills necessary to make a difference in other countries. While in Guatemala, students will:

  • provide free health screenings at a community health fair
  • volunteer in a health clinic
  • teach children in an elementary school about health-related issues such as hygiene (proper
    hand washing, etc.)
  • have one-on-one Spanish lessons each day and earn a certificate from a Spanish
    school
  • live with a host family, affiliated with the Spanish school
  • participate in cultural activities such as salsa dancing, tortilla-making, and weaving
    organized by the Spanish school
  • go on cultural excursions including historical landmarks and coffee/chocolate farms
    organized in conjunction with the Spanish school.

Contact Dr. Kimberly Warren (kimberly.warren@morgan.edu) for more information.

Study Abroad in Trinidad & Tobago
This is a faculty led trip in which students collaborate with government agencies and local communities to provide them with opportunities to support their educational and career goals. This opportunity is focused on how we grow and develop as individuals within the context of our families, communities, places of employment, and culture. This opportunity is especially geared toward students interested in psychology, social work, music, fine arts, family and consumer science, health education, sociology, economics, and history and geography.

Contact Ms. Natasha Otto (natasha.otto@morgan.edu) for more information.