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  • Locations: San Pedro Town, Belize
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • Restrictions: Minnesota State Mankato applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 09/28/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Faculty Director(s) / Program Contact: Jessica Jones, Renee Shellum MSU Sponsoring Academic Dept(s): Speech, Hearing, & Rehabilitation Services
Program Length: Fewer than 14 days
Program Description:

SLP & Audiology Service in Belize
San Pedro

Spring Trip: 5/4/18-5/18/18   

Students interested in this program must first receive permission to participate from the program leader.
There will be several mandatory meetings and assignments prior to departure.


Graduate students in Communications Disorders will administer speech/language screenings and evaluations to school-aged children in the country of Belize allowing them the opportunity to compare and contrast the provision of school speech-language pathology services in Belize with that in the United States.  Cultural responsiveness in the provision of school speech-language pathology assessment will be emphasized.

Audiology students will perform audiometric evaluations, electroacoustic measurements, and provide follow up recommendations to the preschool and school aged children enrolled in the educational system in Belize.