Using Accra, Ghana as a case study, this course is designed to improve students' effectiveness as clinicians to work with diverse clients. The course explores how differences among both individuals and cultures in terms of gender, age, race, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, religion, language, dialect or country of origin, can affect interpersonal and group communication, as well as clinical practice.
March 14 - 21, 2020
Required pre-travel class meetings in NYC; dates TBA.
- Priority Deadline: September 15, 2019
- Regular Deadline: November 1, 2019*
*Admission continues thereafter on a space-available basis.
- NYU graduate students
- Non-NYU graduate students and professionals who are not enrolled at an academic institution
- Communicative Sciences and Disorders
Students register for the Spring 2020 course listed below for 2 credits. Students should consult with their academic advisor for approval.
CSCD-GE 2141.095 (Class # 20511) Multicultural and Professional Issues in Communicative Sciences and Disorders (2 credits)
A draft syllabus will be available soon.
Important Note: All program applicants are encouraged to meet with their academic adviser to determine if and how this course may be applied towards their program requirements and degree completion.
Offered through the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders
Darlene Monda, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders
- Steinhardt Graduate Tuition Fee (2 credits) - $3,590
- Graduate Registration and Services Fees - $580
- Housing Fee - $500
- Activity Fee - $400
- GeoBlue International Health Insurance - Included
Estimated Direct Cost Total - $5,070
PLEASE NOTE: Students are responsible for purchase of transportation and airfare to/from program location. All students participating in the program are required to live in NYU-provided housing. Students are responsible for their own accommodations for travel beyond the program dates.
Students will be notified when to book flights. We recommend comparing tickets on multiple sites to ensure the best fare. Past participants have used the following flight search engines: Kayak, Hipmunk, Vayama, Google Flights and Student Universe for student rates.
Students are encouraged to budget for study abroad programs based on individual needs using available online resources. Tuition, Housing, and Activity fees will be due based on the Bursar's Payment Schedule for Spring 2020.
Learn about scholarship opportunities.
Students will reside in shared-occupancy accommodations arranged by the Global Affairs.
Your accommodation arrangements are included in your Housing and Activity Fees.
Group accommodation dates correspond with the program dates listed above.
Flight: Students book their own travel to coincide with program dates. Please keep in mind that flights arriving into Accra typically depart New York a day in advance.
Passport: All program participants are required to have a valid passport, which must be valid at least six months beyond the program end date.
Visa: Visa required for all U.S. citizens, which requires a copy of a valid Yellow Fever Vaccination card. See Ghana Consulate in New York. Further details and instructions for obtaining a visa to Ghana will be provided during the program orientation.
Weather: In Accra, March temperatures are usually in the high 80°s/low 90°s (Fahrenheit). Visit BBC Weather to learn more about local weather conditions in Accra, Ghana.