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  • Locations: Arusha, Tanzania
  • Program Terms: Fall, Winter
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 06/07/2019 06/28/2019 TBA TBA
Program Description:

This is a closed program. You must be pre-selected in order to participate

Program Overview
The Tanzania trip is a field experience for students in Arusha, Tanzania with Green Hope Organization. Students will learn about the history, culture, incidence, and prevalence of common diseases, treatments, and emerging issues impacting Tanzania and the Masai tribe. Students will learn about the negative consequences of decreasing wildlife, and the public health issues facing the population. 

Academic & Cultural Learning Opportunities
  • Field experiences at the Green Hope Orphanage and the Ngorongro and Masai Clinic
  • Arusha National Park-Safari
Program Leader
Dr. Robert Buckingham, professor from the School of  Health Professions and Studies.

Students enrolled in the Fall 2018 PHS 388/588 course.

Estimated Travel Cost
Approximately $2,600. This includes: round-trip airfare to Tanzania, housing, meals, health insurance, cultural activities, transportation in Tanzania for program activities. Tuition/fees is/are separate costs assessed for Fall/2018. 


The University may at any point cancel a program due to unforeseen reasons, including but not limited to low student enrollment and health and safety concerns in the host destination.