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College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

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International Programs

Our industries have the power to connect cultures, inspire adventure, strengthen economies and enrich people’s lives. It’s why we love what we do, and it’s why we’re focused on advancing global knowledge.

The College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management at the University of South Carolina connects students to a global education and career landscape through a variety of international programs and initiatives.

The college’s increasing network of international partnerships, curriculum, research and study abroad courses create transformative opportunities for personal, academic and professional growth. The college provides programs for both U.S. students looking to gain international experience and international students interested in studying in the U.S.

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    International Non-Degree Training Program

    The College of HRSM has developed an International Non-Degree Training Program to provide international students with pathways to gain academic enrichment and career experience in the United States.

    Training Program

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    Study Abroad for U.S. Students

    From 10-day trips to semester-long exchanges, HRSM provides opportunities for students to earn course credits while exploring the world, and travel scholarships enhance access for all students to gain international experience.

    Study Abroad

  • A student doing an internship with a jewelry design company in Brazil looks at design plans for clothing.

    International Internships

    International internships offer students an opportunity to gain practical experience in their chosen field of study while earning course credit simultaneously. It allows them to broaden their perspectives and boost their resumes at the same time.

    International Internships

For International Students and Schools

The College of HRSM has a growing and inclusive international student community with more than 150 international students currently enrolled. With partner universities on five continents, the college provides a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional development programs designed for international students. The College also offers student organizations dedicated to enhancing student life and networking opportunities for international and multicultural students.

Dual Degree Programs

Dual degree programs are customized education opportunities that combine HRSM’s  academic excellence with the unique academic strengths of international partner institutions. These programs give students the opportunity to study at both the University of South Carolina and an international institution as they complete a their course of study.

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