Travel and earn college credit

Our journeys take us around the world to places like China, South Korea, Costa Rica, Denmark, England, Spain, and world-famous cities, like Paris, France; London, England; Rome, Italy and more. Take a peek into the past and see what might be in store for you. Then get started on your journey today!

At Mount Mary, learning goes beyond the classroom — and beyond our borders. Explore a new location over a school break, during the summer or for an entire semester. Start creating your study abroad experience by following seven easy steps. Read what fellow Mount Mary students had to say about their study abroad experiences.


Interior Design Study Abroad

A Fresh Take on Interior Design

In Spring 2017, students learned about Scandinavian design and travel blogging, earning credit while traveling over break!

China Study Abroad

3 Mount Mary students have participated in the U.S. / China Study Delegation sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation.

Students enjoyed the opportunity to network with other African American students from across the U.S. while exploring China.

South Africa Study Abroad

Intern Abroad

Lexi interned in South Africa, which confirmed to her that she chose the right major: Health Communications. Find out more about her experience under "Study Abroad Journeys."

China Study Abroad

Haley participated in the U.S. / China Study Delegation sponsored by the CBCF.

Haley visited the Great Wall of China and learned from local lectures over 2 weeks in summer.

Costa Rica Study Abroad

Students learned about biological diversity and sustainable practices over winter break in Costa Rica.

Study abroad programs often take advantage of local expertise and site visits to provide experiential learning.

Study Abroad During School Breaks

Paris for CORE credit in History or Literature: December 27, 2018 — January 8, 2019

Paris has inspired countless writers, thinkers, and historical actors who were captivated by the city's physical beauty, its deep sense of history, and its exciting social life, all of which are embodied in its restaurants and cafes. Study literature or history in Paris, a city viewed as a revolutionary capital of the Western world from the 18th century up to the early 20th century, as part of a short-term study abroad program over winter break.  Download the information and the application.  

Fashion in Paris:  December 26, 2018 — January 22, 2019

Hone your fashion skills in Paris and experience the allure of this global fashion capital. Two course options are available for fashion majors in Paris, next January. Select between the Paris Design Seminar or the Paris Merchandising Seminar and learn about the fashion industry from local experts in the field. Download the information and the application.  

Ireland for CORE credit in Fine Arts or Psychology: January 2 — 18, 2019 

Renowned for its cultural history, artists, and peace workers, the island of Eire provides students the perfect context to learn about the rich history and art of the Celts as well as the historic "Troubles" in Northern Ireland through lectures, personal testimonies, and excursions to ancient and historical sites. Explore the rugged coastlines, rolling green hills of the countryside, and vibrant cities that compose the countries of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland (U.K.) when you take part in this short-term study abroad program, January 2-18, 2019. Download the information  and the application.  

Study Abroad During Summer

Spain for Language Immersion: Available May 2019
Spanish majors or minors have the opportunity to earn 6 credits in language and culture by taking classes at the University of Granada.  Program includes homestays with local families, and other cultural opportunities, including hiking in the nearby mountains and a day-trip to the Mediterranean coast. Information and application available in fall 2018.


Semester and Yearlong Programs are available through our Partners:

CEA      SAI Programs      ISA

University Study Abroad & Spanish Immersion Programs