Ecuador - Dr. Miller and Prof. Burns

International Community and Public Health Nursing

Have nursing skills and will travel! Take everything you've learned as a USC Upstate nursing student and make a difference in Ecuador. Open to upper-level nursing majors only, join Dr. Kristi Miller and Prof. Ashlan Burns on the experience of a lifetime. Serve communities by providing health clinics and gain real world experience which may be reflected on your resume. Planned tours and excursions mean there will plenty of fun to be had, as well.

Courses offered based on academic level:

  • Undergraduate students: NURS U461/471P
  • Pre-requisite Courses: NURS U306, U310, U320/320P, and U375

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Program Dates

Departure: Saturday, June 1, 2024
Return: Sunday, June 9, 2024

Program dates are subject to change.

Program Fee

Program Fee: $4,200

Fee includes: Housing, airfare, most meals, in-country transportation, health & travel insurance, planned events & tours, pre-departure orientation.

Fee does not include: Summer tuition, trip delay/cancellation insurance, personal expenses.

Payment Schedule: 
Deposit: $1,000 - February 1, 2024
Final Payment: $3,200 - March 1, 2024

How to Apply

Students interested in applying to this program should email to receive the necessary documents. Virtual or in-person advisement may also be requested to discuss any issues related to study abroad.

Contact Information

Program Leader: Dr. Kristi Miller

Program Leader: Prof. Ashlan Burns

Study Abroad Advisor: Patrick McCleary