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SHMS graduate students traveling abroad for academic and clinical experiences.

International Partnerships  

The School of Health and Medical Sciences (SHMS) is proud of its international partnerships. Not only do SHMS graduate students travel abroad for academic and clinical experiences, but also SHMS welcomes students from around the world into several of its clinical education courses. Our programs also attract full-time students from around the globe who choose SHMS for their graduate education, and many of our alumni go on to pursue careers and volunteer all over the world.

“Do not hesitate! Jump in with both feet, and take advantage of the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that Seton Hall can provide. My current employer was astounded by the unique and selective [international] experience that I participated in, which included a head/neck cancer resection using the da Vinci robotic system.”

  • Megan Gardner ’13, MS ’15, CCC-SLP
    • Alumna, Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program
    • Completed a clinical rotation in Brugge, Belgium, with a surgical otolaryngologist

International Affiliations
SHMS has affiliation agreements with the following institutions:

  • VIVES University College – Kortrijk, Belgium
  • Thomas Moore University College – Antwerp, Belgium
  • Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo – Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Universidade Veiga De Almedia, Campus Tijuca – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Metropolitan University College, Campus Radmandsmarken – Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Metropolia University of Applied Sciences – Helsinki, Finland
  • Athlone Institute of Technology – Westmeath, Ireland
  • The Institute of Technology – Carlow, Ireland
  • De La Salle College of Medicine – Dasmarinas City, Cavite, Philippines
  • De La Salle University Medical Center – Dasmarinas City, Cavite, Philippines
  • De La Salle College of Rehabilitation Sciences – Dasmarinas City, Cavite, Philippines
  • University of Santo Tomas College of Rehabilitation Sciences – Manila, Philippines
  • University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery – Manila, Philippines
  • University of Philippines – Manila, Philippines
  • Silliman University – Dumaguete City, Philippines
  • University of Bolton – Bolton, United Kingdom
  • St. Mary’s University – Twickenham London, United Kingdom

A map of institutions that are internationally affiliated with the School of Health and Medical Sciences.

SHMS International News

SHMS Launches New Program: Graduate Certificate in Global Health Management
The 15-credit graduate certificate prepares leaders for today’s rapidly changing, international healthcare environment.

An image of students and faculty of the School of Health and Medical Sciences. Interprofessional Perspectives on International Education
There’s no doubt about it: we live in a highly interconnected global society. Healthcare professionals who have international experience — earned through academic exchange programs, clinical education, service missions and research partnerships — are in-demand because they can contribute their knowledge and skills in diverse ways. The School of Health and Medical Sciences offers students many opportunities to achieve a global perspective. What have they learned? (INS!GHTS Magazine, Volume 12)

Students from the School of Health and Medical Sciences traveling abroad to Ireland. Summer School in Dublin
Last August, eight second-year graduate students in the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program attended the 2016 Speech-Language Therapy Summer School Intensive Program hosted by Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. Students had the opportunity to learn alongside peers from 22 universities around the world. Seton Hall was the only American institution represented. (INS!GHTS Magazine, Volume 12)

Student from the School of Health and Medical Sciences in front of an ambulance. Alumnae Around the World
Physician Assistant alumna Jessica Oliveira is helping to prevent maternal deaths in Guatemala by training indigenous women to serve as birth attendants. Johannesburg, South Africa, is where alumna Jamie Hyler-Naudé works as a speech-language pathologist for children with autism. Healthcare Administration alumna Türkan Özilhan Tacir is the CEO of Anadolu Medical Center, where patient-centered care is a top priority. (INS!GHTS Magazine, Volume 11)

Students from the School of Health and Medical Sciences traveling abroad. Around the World in Many Ways
From the Philippines to Ireland, 2013 was an active year for SHMS students and faculty as they pursued educational opportunities abroad and hosted international students on campus. (INS!GHTS Magazine, Volume 9)

For more information about the School of Health and Medical Sciences’ international programs, contact:
Mr. Paul Cognata, MA, MSW, LSW
Assistant Dean for Dual Degree Programs
paul.cognata@shu.edu
(973) 275-4818

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