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Online Global Perspectives

Let USAC bring the world to you through our new online Global Perspectives Program where you can gain an international perspective and develop intercultural experience through online courses and virtual internships offered by USAC Specialty Programs around the world.

Students who complete a USAC Global Perspectives Program are eligible for USAC's Returning Student Discount towards a future USAC Specialty Program abroad.

Online Courses

Online courses are taught internationally by USAC faculty located at one of our Specialty Program sites in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Africa. In addition to language (Chinese, French, German, Italian and Spanish), offerings include some of our most popular courses in business; cultural studies; gender, race and identity; health and wellness; and international affairs.

Virtual Internships

Gain valuable career experience working remotely for an internationally-based company through a virtual internship in popular industries such as digital marketing, business, event planning, media, English language instruction, translation, and more.

Three-credit virtual internships are arranged by USAC Specialty Program directors with local companies, NGOs, and governmental organizations. Virtual internships include an online course component where students learn how culture is reflected in the workplace and develop skills necessary for success in the global workforce.

Global Perspective Workshops

Global Perspective participants from all online courses and virtual internships will come together throughout the program to join our resident directors and staff in a series of fun and interactive virtual workshops on topics such as Italian cooking, yoga in India, Latin dance, or Ghanaian art. (Topics vary by term.) You will also attend a series of online career development panels on subjects like cross-cultural teamwork or pursuing an international career.