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International Professional Development Opportunities

International professional development programs are a unique way for faculty and staff to gain insight into how study abroad programs operate, the challenges international students face when they come to the U.S., and new ways to infuse international content into existing courses or create new courses with an international focus. We invite you to peruse the opportunities available to MSU faculty and staff for the 2013-2014 academic year or apply now for the program you're interested in.

Teach Abroad

Our faculty and staff members who teach and direct study abroad programs are priceless assets to Murray State as study abroad continues to grow. Increasing student participation and growing quality academic programs enables us to partner for strides in meeting MSU's goal of 5% of its undergraduate student body studying abroad. The Teach Abroad section of our site will help you find the right path to develop your course abroad and become part of the study abroad team.

Horizons Help

Faculty and staff working within the online study abroad application system may be applying for a program, reviewing applications, or submitting recommendations. There are two login screens. If you are applying for a program, you will use the student login. If you are reviewing applications you will use the manager login page. For recommending students, please follow the link provided in the email you received from msu.studyabroad@murraystate.edu to get to the specific student

Additionally, here are some expanded Help Sheets to direct you as you work through the system. If you have suggestions for additional Help Sheets, please let us know

Faculty Study Abroad Ambassadors

Faculty Study Abroad Ambassadors (FSAA) ensure that our MSU faculty community is aware of the study abroad opportunities available to our students as well as the opportunities for our faculty to teach abroad. FSAA's serve as a front line for information dissemination to students for scholarships and programs abroad within their academic realm. As the Curriculum Integration process has continued (since 2005), FSAA's have been invaluable in partnering with the Study Abroad Office to both educate students and departmental faculty and to create materials and programs to reach the university goals set for 5% of undergraduate students studying abroad. See the page linked above for the current list of FSAA's and more details on the FSAA program.

Global Engagement Outreach Awards

Global Engagement Outreach Awards engage faculty and staff in new and innovative international programming including student study abroad, international conferences and presentations, adjunct and sabbatical support, and more. For details on submitting an application, please read the guidelines at the link above carefully. If you have questions, email us anytime.

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