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Cayman Islands, British Territory

Program Description

This course will explore global health care systems. Graduate students will examine interprofessional leadership characteristics and how they address health needs across settings. Students will explore physical and social environments to understand individual, societal and population-based influences on health and well-being.

Location Description

The Cayman Islands, a British Overseas Territory, encompasses 3 islands in the western Caribbean Sea.

Grand Cayman, the largest island, is known for its beach resorts and varied scuba diving and snorkelling sites, but is also known for its diverse population. About one-fifth of Caymanians are of European, mainly British, ancestry; another fifth are blacks, the descendants of African slaves; and two-fifths are of mixed African and European ancestry. The remainder of the residents are of other mixed ancestry or are expatriates.

English is the official language and the main spoken language heard in a variety of dialects. Spanish is frequently a second language.


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Students will be housed in a local hotel.

A stipend will be provided for meals.

Additional Items to Consider

Student and faculty will follow all vaccination and screaning requirements of Cayman Island HSA. All students must be vaccinated and follow required guidelines during the time of the study abroad.

COVID-19 Location Information:

Each country has different requirements upon entry with regard to COVID-19. Please check this website for the most up-to-date information on what is required for the country (or countries) that are part of this program. Please note that this changes often, so we encourage you to check back frequently.

Applicant Criteria

Applicants must be in good academic standing.

This is a Graduate student practicum course

Application Process

This list serves as an application preview. To apply, students will need to complete the following:

  • Study Abroad Online Application ($40 fee)
  • Essay
  • Official transcript required for non-JMU students

Further details and instructions about these application requirements will be available upon log-in.

Applications Closed.

Application Deadline


All dates are tentative and subject to change


NSG 684: Global Health Care Leadership (2 credits)

Courses listed here are to be used as a general guideline for program curriculum. *All courses are considered pending until approved by the Academic Department, Program, and/or College.


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