Study Abroad

Mass Communication and Communication Studies students can choose from a variety of study abroad programs, including Towson University programs, exchanges, and affiliate programs. The cost to participate varies from program to program, as do the services included. Federal financial aid can be used and Study Abroad scholarships are also available.

Study Abroad

MCCS faculty-led programs include:

Corporate Communication in the UK

MCOM 479 or COMM 470, 3 credits
What are you doing this Minimester? Why not spend time in London, one of the liveliest cities in the world? Earn 3 upper-level credits while learning about corporate communication in the UK and immersing yourself in the British way of life.

Program dates are January 2 (fly out) to January 18 (fly home). Hurry! The application deadline is October 15. Tell your friends -- other majors are welcome to apply.

Want more info? Contact the program director: Prof. Lisa Turowski at or visit the TU Study Abroad website.
Scholarships may be possible. Contact TU's Study Abroad office.


Communication & Global Competence in Barcelona

Study communication and global competence in Barcelona, Spain with Towson University in Summer 2016. Barcelona, known for its rich and vibrant Catalan cultural identity, provides an ideal learning environment for understanding the relationship between communication, culture and identity, as well as developing skills necessary to attain competency in today's globalized world. Participants will take part in class lectures, discussions and exercises, learn from guest speakers, and participate in field excursions. Program highlights include visits to Barcelona's art museums, walking architectural tours, live theatre, and a Barcelona soccer match at Camp Nou. The program director is Sandy Nichols.