Are you ready to study outside of the U.S.?

Students who prepare early, get way more out of their study abroad experience, do better in school, and live healthier abroad.  

Enroll in "Global Academics and Culture", an online study abroad prep class and gain 3 Bachelor's degree credits while getting ready.  

Class Video Introduction


How Does the Online Class Work?

Personalized Learning

Students identify similarities & differences between their country and the destination country's academic and cultural systems. 

Culture and Communication

Learn effective communication, networking, and small-talk skills to succeed in a foreign country.

Action Plan

Students create an Action Plan to bridge the gaps between countries and achieve personal goals. 

Learn At Your Convenience

Learn online, anytime, from anywhere. Complete class as fast or slow as you want within 12 weeks. 

Student Rewards

Three Bachelor's degree credits from a regionally accredited U.S. university, Letter of Recommendation, & Certificate.  


At least 14 years old.  Must have a computer and internet Access. No application required.

Frequently Asked Questions

When To Enroll?

  • Upcoming class start dates: October 1, November 1, December 1, January 2, February1

  • Students must complete the class within 12 weeks from the official class start date

  • Students finish class at their own pace

Who can enroll?

  • Students 14 years old, or older who can complete the class in English

  • Students who want to learn success skills for global study abroad success

  • Students who want to become more competitive for school and job applications


Student Quotes

I took this class because of 2 reasons:
1. My sister wished she had prepared more for study abroad.
2. I earned three Bachelor’s credits towards my degree.
— Sarah, H., 2017
I began adjusting into my study abroad country before I even got there.
— Matthew, B., 2016
I’ve never traveled outside the U.S. and this class helped me prepare and feel more confident.
— Kristin A., 2017