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  • Locations: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: MSU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty Led Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Language Prerequisites: None Housing Options: Lodgings
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Minimum Class Elligibility: Sophomore
Program Description:

Program Overview
This is a field-based, study abroad course to Kenya that will include 2 weeks of instruction on the MSU campus, followed by a 2-week trip to Kenya which includes travel to a number of game parks to observe the mammals, birds, and plants of the various low-land communities found in Kenya. Trip will include very strenuous, multi-day hiking. 

Course Information
BIOE 491, Mount Kenya, East Africa, and the World's Biomes
3 credits, Summer 2022

Dates Abroad
May 27, 2022-June 10, 2022

Housing Information
Arranged by Odyssey Safaris

All meals on mountain included, some additional meals will need to be purchased

Program Fee
$4,183/person       includes airfare, summer tuition is additional

Eligibility Requirements
Sophomore standing, approval of instructor

Faculty Leader Information
Dr. Brian Smithers,

Application Deadline
March 21, 2022

Application includes:  
$300 Faculty Led Application Fee upon acceptance to be applied towards total program fee 
Unofficial Transcript 
Acknowledgement of Faculty Led Participation and Pre-Departure Requirements 
Additional Application Information 
Faculty Led Application Short Essay 
FERPA Information 
Health History Form 
Passport Information 
Complete an interview with the Faculty Leader  

Upon program acceptance, confirm participation and complete Post-Acceptance Application Materials in My Global Connection 

Please contact Wendy Rivers
Faculty Led Coordinator 

This program is currently not accepting applications.