South Africa – Dr. Barnhill and Dr. Jones

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 South Africa. Open to upper-level nursing majors only, join Dr. Stephanie Barnhill and Dr. Monique Jones on the experiene of a lifetime. Serve communities by providing health clinics and gain real world experience which may be reflected on your resume. Students will enroll in NURS U461/471P for 6 credit hours allowing for summer financial aid to be used! Planned tours and excursions mean there will plenty of fun to be had, as well. You might even see a wild African penguin.

Pre-requisite Courses: NURS U306, U310, U320/320P, and U375

Join the Virtual Info Session

The virtual information session is Oct. 26th at 4:00pm. Parents and loved ones are welcome to attend.

Program Dates

Departure: Sunday, May 28, 2023
Return: Sunday, June 11, 2023

Program dates are subject to change.

Program Fee

Program Fee: $3,700 + Airfare (estimated $1,800-2,200)

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, 2023
First Payment: $2,350 - March 1, 2023
Final Payment: $2,150-$2,550 (Determined by airfare cost) - April 1, 2023

How to Apply

Students interested in applying to this program should email studyabroad@uscupstate.edu 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. Stephanie Barnhill
Email: barnhism@uscupstate.edu

Program Leader: Dr. Monique Jones
Email: jones84@uscupstate.edu

Study Abroad Advisor: Patrick McCleary
Email: studyabroad@uscupstate.edu