Global Education

Wade WatkinsTravel and study abroad are life changing experiences for college students. I’ve been working with students for more than a decade, helping expose them to global education opportunities and I’ve seen firsthand the impact it has. Whether it’s a course on one of our campuses, a short-term study abroad program, or a semester or more studying in a different country, it can be the spark that leads a student to a new interest, major or career option. These incredible experiences give students a competitive edge over their peers, which is incredibly attractive to potential employers in all fields.
Wade Watkins
NOC Dean of Global Education
1.405.744.2230


2014-2015 NOC Study Abroad Opportunities:

Missouri Hope - September 24-28, 2014

Missouri Hope - September 24-28, 2014

Domestic disaster response exercise. Ideal for students interested in: emergency response, leadership, disaster mgmt, or nursing. Up to 3 credits available.
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Paris/Southern France/Barcelona - Spring Break - March 13-22, 2015

Paris / Southern France / Barcelona - Spring Break - March 13-22, 2015

10-day trip over spring break to Paris, southern France, and Barcelona (Spain).  Program focuses on the aspects of culture and society of each location.  3-5 credits available.
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Culture & Politics of Cuba - May 23 - June 2, 2015

Culture & Politics of Cuba - May 23 - June 2, 2015

Experience one of the most surreal travel destinations possible, exploring Cuba’s culture, society, and politics. Don’t miss this incredible program. Six credit hours involving on-site courses & field programs (H,I & H,D).
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Antarctica & Argentina - December 26, 2015 - January 9, 2016

Antarctica & Argentina - December 26, 2015 - January 9, 2016

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime educational experience as you travel to the ‘last’ continent via a former scientific vessel. Travelers will also get to bask in the summer sun of Argentina for a few days. 3 credits available.
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Atlantic Hope - February or March TBA, 2015

Atlantic Hope - February or March TBA, 2015

Intense international humanitarian response simulation and how to consider and conduct a safe and appropriate response. 3 credits (H,I) available.
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Grand Tour of Italy - May 21-30, 2015

Grand Tour of Italy - May 21-30, 2015

10-day program that experiences the highlights of Italy. Enjoy the historical, culinary, and cultural differences found from north to south in this beautiful country. 3 credits available.
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Dublin Summer Program - June 7, 2015

Dublin Summer Program - June 7, 2015

Experience two-weeks in one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world. Students take classes in the mornings and have faculty-led or independent field programs in the afternoons. 6 credit hours (H,I & H,D).
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England, Ireland & Wales - Spring Break 2016

England, Ireland & Wales - Spring Break 2016

Spend St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland, kiss the Blarney Stone, traverse the Ring of Kerry, and visit Dublin, Wales, Oxford, Stratford, and London on this amazing program. 3-5 credits available.
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