Study Abroad in Panama


This program currently has a waiting list!

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The Program

Study abroad in Panama! Visit unique projects highlighting logistics and business. Explore the rich history of Panama and visit the famous Panama Canal. Network with Panamanian executives and experts in logistics, business, trade and transportation. Experience Latin culture and create memories that last a lifetime. 


24 May - 2 June 2014
(dates subject to change)


  • $3299 undergraduate (4 hours of AEC 492 or IB 498)
  • $3599 graduate (6 hours of AEC 692, ED 692, HCD 891, IB 598, or WTD 691)

Cost includes housing, academic costs, tuition, entry fees in country, some cultural excursions, and some meals.  Personal expenses and FLIGHT are not included.

Program is limited to the first 18 students!


Minimum program eligibility requirements include the completion of at least 28 semester hours with an overall 2.0 GPA  for undergraduates (or consent of program director) and graduate standing for graduate students. All students must be in clear academic standing. Students must also satisfy any additional prerequisites described under the individual course listings. Final authority over enrollment rests with the Director of International Programs and the program Director.

Financial Aid

The Study in Panama Program qualifies for financial aid in the form of guaranteed student loans, Pell Grants, or applicable graduate assistantships.  Southern Miss students requiring financial aid should contact Frances Sudduth at the International Programs Office before requesting a 2013 - 2014 Study Abroad Financial Aid Application from the university's Financial Aid Office.

Application and Payment Deadlines

Register and apply online, and sumbit your $250 deposit, by 21 March 2014. Balance of fees, less deposit, is due no later than 4 April 2014 (extended deadline).

Cancellations and Refunds

Except in cases of academic ineligibility or course cancellation, deposits are non-refundable. Fees, exclusive of deposit, are refundable if written notification is received prior to 4 April 2014. Thereafter, no refunds will be available. The International Programs Office should be notified, in writing, of all cancellations.

Program Director Information

Dr. Tulio Sulbaran

Course Instructors

AEC 492/692 - Dr. Tulio Sulbaran
ED 692 - Dr. Chad Miller
HCD 891 - Dr. Dale Lunsford (Dr. Cyndi Gaudet)
IB 498/598 - Dr. Marco Wolf
WTD 691 - Dr. Dale Lunsford (Dr. Heather Annulis)