If you have questions about this program, email the program leader listed below.

The Horizons Global Leadership: Costa Rica

Program Details

The arrangements for the travel, housing, meals, excursions and course content of this program have been made by the leader. Questions about this program can only be answered by the program leader listed below.

Program Type Departmental
Program Location Heredia, Costa Rica
Course # SA 10108
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Past Dates
Summer 2023 05/07/23 to 05/28/23

Program Leader

Name Brittany Allensworth
Email ballensw@purdue.edu
Please Note: Due to COVID-19, programs may be altered or adapted with little notice

Enrollment Details: Enrollment Currently Closed

Program Description

This program is open only to HORIZON participants ONLY.

Students will spend three weeks in Costa Rica, completing one three-credit course entitled Global Leadership in Costa Rica.

Academic Credit

Course Objectives:

  • Provide a framework for global leadership.
  • Enhance cross-cultural competencies.
  • Re-frame the definition of leadership.
  • Incorporate study abroad into a networking context.
  • Debrief on the impact of cultural immersion.

At the completion of the program, participants will earn 3 credit hours for EDPS 49000: Global Leadership in Costa Rica. 


Students must be a HORIZONS participant for at least one semester to apply, and must demonstrate professionalism, initiative, flexibility and maturity.

Knowledge of Spanish is helpful but not required.

Program Cost

Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss.

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.