Believe it or not, there are graduate programs that allow you to fulfill part of your degree requirements at a partner institution abroad. These programs tend to focus on international affairs or policy degrees. Here are a few examples of programs you could investigate further.
These programs are quite unique in that they offer students the opportunity to combine a master's degree with overseas service with the Peace Corps. There are over 50 academic institutions nationwide that sponsor this type of program and represent a diverse array of fields of study. The program was established in the late 80’s to address one of the goals of the Peace Corps: to help the people of interested countries in meeting their need for trained men and women. Individuals who have participated in the program have served in over 70 different countries and walk away with a unique experience and a master’s degree.
“I wanted to study Arabic in order to connect with my family, history, religion, and culture. I previously lived and worked in an Arabic-speaking country and wanted to learn Arabic more formally in order to maintain personal and professional...”
American Councils for International Education