Planning your Faculty-Directed Program

The Handbook for Faculty-Directed Education Abroad Programs includes specific guidance for each phase of program direction:

  • Plan
  • Academic Proposal + Budget
  • Recruit
  • Prep
  • Lead
  • Review

Please contact Elizabeth Strong, Education Abroad Director, for a copy of this handbook.

Academic credits

Your proposal may include multiple academic courses for credit. In addition to courses from your department, consider adding the below options for students:

Salary policy

Custom program providers

WorldStrides/ISA Custom Programs

Sarah Swanner
Program Development Associate, Undergrad
(571) 748-4312



Group travel providers


StudentUniverse provides discounted flights for students and faculty with over 90+ airline partners. Faculty, please contact Eric Meredith for group pricing.

Missouri State faculty, this provided document can be used and sent to StudentUniverse to help find the most cost effective and convenient flights for your program.

  • Hold seats with a refundable deposit up to 11 months before travel
  • Guarantee everyone is on the same flight, paying the same price
  • Flexibility with seat cancellations
  • 24/7 support

Eric Meredith, Director Travel Services
D: +1 (617) 321 3110 | F: +1 (617) 321 3169
130 Turner St, Ste 700, Waltham, MA 02453

Adelman Travel

Jennifer Hayes
Phone 1-800-749-7116 Ext 3522
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3424 S National Ave
Springfield MO 65807

Missouri State Faculty Emeritus

Linnea Iantria
Group Travel Agent
Home: 765-838-0766
Cell: 417-414-7377