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Summer courses are often an avenue used by students to attain additional certificates or qualifications outside of the normal school year. Whether they are bridging the gap between levels of study or adding to a career knowledge base, these courses can be found in almost any area of study.

Students who pursue a Master generally spend one to two years in the enhanced study of their chosen field. This program is taken after receiving a bachelor’s degree, and available areas of study include science, law, technology, finance, social sciences and the arts.

The United States of America is a large country in North America, often referred to as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". American colleges are funded by "tuition" charged to the student, which is often quite expensive, very commonly reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars per year.

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International Programs at Tufts University

Our International STEM Scholars program will prepare you for graduate engineering programs by providing focused training in academic speaking and research writing. During ... [+]

Our International STEM Scholars program will prepare you for graduate engineering programs by providing focused training in academic speaking and research writing. During the six-week program, you will build skills to thrive in graduate school and the workplace. You’ll also earn credit hours in a special course taught by faculty from Tufts School of Engineering.

Program Requirements

To apply for this program you must have:

A completed undergraduate degree An intention to pursue STEM-related studies at a university or college A minimum TOEFL score of 71 (internet), 197 (computer), or 530 (paper)

Note that priority will be given to incoming Tufts M.S. students.

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USA Medford
July 2020
Full-time
6 weeks
Campus
Summer at Smith College

In this two-week interdisciplinary program, we will approach the issues of energy production, ecological design and sustainable food from multiple—and sometimes conflicti ... [+]

July 21—August 3, 2019

Join a small community of students interested in moving beyond “green” toward understanding what will be necessary to achieve a truly sustainable future. Learning and living together with a group of equally concerned and engaged people, you will explore how Smith College and our neighboring communities are practicing the ideals and principles of sustainability. We’ll talk about what is working, and what still needs to be done.

Curriculum Thinking and Acting Beyond “Green” In this two-week interdisciplinary program, we will approach the issues of energy production, ecological design and sustainable food from multiple—and sometimes conflicting—points of view to expose and understand the complexities and potential impacts of tackling (or ignoring) the issues. Our exploration of these issues will be informed and guided by important work in the natural sciences and the humanities. ... [-]
USA Northampton
July 2020
14 days
Campus
George Washington University, Summer & Non-Degree Programs

This hands-on program is designed for international students who are English language learners to introduce them to concepts in cross-disciplinary research in a U.S. univ ... [+]

Cross-disciplinary principles of data science and academic writing for research purposes

Program Dates: July 1 - August 10, 2018

This hands-on program is designed for international students who are English language learners to introduce them to concepts in cross-disciplinary research in a U.S. university. Students will engage with professionals to help solve problems in science and technology disciplines, as well as gain skills in research and writing techniques. In this program students will:

Connect with professionals in research-focused institutions. Develop skills in problem analysis, literature research, teamwork, communication, and presentation. Develop research-based writing skills including vocabulary, source evaluation, documentation, and cohesiveness. Work in cross-disciplinary teams, using research methodologies to address issues and solve problems in areas such as statistics, computer science, mathematics, bioinformatics and more. Courses ... [-]
USA Washington
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Full-time
1 month
Campus
Wellesley College

Spend your summer experiencing college life first-hand. Wellesley College invites rising high school junior and senior girls to join us this summer for a unique, immersiv ... [+]

Wellesley's immersive summer program, designed for intellectually curious high school girls.

Spend your summer experiencing college life first-hand. Wellesley College invites rising high school junior and senior girls to join us this summer for a unique, immersive college experience—The Wellesley Pre-College Immersive Program. For four weeks, students will have the opportunity to become members of the Wellesley community, taking college level courses, earning full college credit and exploring the great city of Boston. Students will also enjoy academic, social, and intellectual opportunities that cannot be found in a high school program.

The Immersive Experience Rigorous coursework in an intimate setting, with highly motivated peers and Wellesley's renowned faculty Life-changing opportunity to cultivate close connections with similar-minded women from all around the world Exposure to undergraduate residential life at a world-class liberal arts and sciences institution Wellesley campus' 500 acres of rolling hills and woodland, award-winning architecture, and the renowned beauty of Lake Waban in the summertime Classes, residential life, and planned outings to Boston and Cambridge that encourage a holistic summer experience for personal growth ... [-]
USA Wellesley
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Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
University of Southern California USC Gould School of Law

USC Gould's Summer Law and English (SLE) four-week program builds a foundation in legal knowledge and strengthens your English speaking and writing skills. This summer's ... [+]

Summer Law and English (SLE)

USC Gould's Summer Law and English (SLE) is a four-week program that strengthens your English speaking and writing proficiency while helping you build a foundation for future legal studies in the United States.

This summer's program will run from July 15 - August 9, 2019.

SLE is designed for international:

Lawyers Corporate legal counsel Business professionals Government officials Law students, particularly those who have earned or will soon earn their first law degree (LLB or equivalent) and are interested in pursuing legal studies in the U.S. Anyone interested in the U.S. legal system who has earned a non-law undergraduate degree outside the United States ... [-]
USA South Los Angeles
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Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
ABC Business Academy

We are living in a unique moment in time with unprecedented disruption. Today innovation is everyone's business. If you want to future-proof your career and make an impac ... [+]

Welcome to the most innovative experience ***Pre-Apply now on our website and secure the lowest possible price for 2020!*** Why Silicon Valley Academy?

The modern business world is seeing the highest levels of unprecedented disruption to date. Innovation is now one of the most important features to thrive within this ever-evolving environment. Silicon Valley Academy summer school introduces you to the unique mindset and tech scene of one of the most innovative places on earth. Enter the world of innovative business practices, see how they function in real life and learn about hot trends and technology from the world's best companies! Our collaborations with key players in the Valley’s remarkable ecosystems allows our participants to learn first hand from the experts who create it every day.... [-]

USA San Jose
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Full-time
14 days
Campus
University of Evansville

Spend five weeks in the beautiful countryside of England taking a course that deeply immerses you in the subject and how it relates to the UK. Most courses go on-site vis ... [+]

Five-Week Summer

Summer is the perfect time for your Harlaxton experience!

Spend five weeks in the beautiful countryside of England taking a course that deeply immerses you in the subject and how it relates to the UK. Most courses go on-site visits to bring your learning to life with company visits, performances, guest speakers, and projects.

In time away from classes, we offer our full array of Harlaxton programming including our house competitions, clubs and organizations, and local cultural excursions. Students have on-site accommodations and have access to our student development office and full-time staff for any questions or issues.

Students travel widely in the summer with our college sponsored excursions or through independent travel. Students also have the option for a three-hour internship after the 5-week summer session. Stay on and live at Harlaxton while gaining real-world experience.... [-]

USA Evansville
May 2020
Full-time
5 weeks
Campus
ISSOS - International Summer Schools For 13-18 Year Olds‎

Professional coaching, interactive workshops and a variety of debating opportunities create a stimulating environment where our summer students can immerse themselves in ... [+]

The exclusive summer program of ISSOS, offers high school students (aged 13-18) the unique opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure in the world renowned and stunning university towns of St Andrews or Cambridge in the UK or New Haven, Connecticut in the United States.

Professional coaching, interactive workshops and a variety of debating opportunities create a stimulating environment where our summer students can immerse themselves in the exciting academic world of debate. Guaranteed to give participants the edge by developing the skills and confidence to express themselves effectively.

Whether beginners or seasoned veterans, our summer students will benefit from expert tuition in the art of public speaking, covering all aspects of debate including delivery, organisation, evidence analysis, argument invention and debating theory.... [-]

USA New Haven
July 2020
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
California State University, East Bay

The American Language Program at California State University, East Bay (ALP) offers a wide range of high-quality, English language and other programs for students from al ... [+]

The American Language Program at California State University, East Bay (ALP) offers a wide range of high-quality, English language and other programs for students from all over the world. Whether you are interested in improving your English, preparing for university studies in the United States, getting a post-bachelor's certificate, or experiencing life at an American university, we have a program for you!

Intensive IELTS Preparation

This full-time exam-preparation course prepares students for the IELTS Academic exam. Students will become familiar with the format and requirements of the IELTS exam, learn test-taking strategies and techniques, and get detailed feedback from the instructor on practice test results.... [-]

USA Hayward
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Full-time
8 days
Campus
SIT Graduate Institute

In this three-week professional and academic training program, you’ll learn the core ideas and practices of conflict transformation. ... [+]

In this three-week professional and academic training program, you’ll learn the core ideas and practices of conflict transformation. The program takes place on SIT Graduate Institute’s campus in Brattleboro, Vermont, and is led by a diverse group of internationally recognized faculty with years of applied, classroom, and research experience. This group includes SIT faculty, professional peacebuilders, and faculty from the international NGO Musicians without Borders, who are working in partnership with SIT.

The program’s philosophy is that conflict transformation training is most effective when it combines skills-based academic instruction with personal interaction between peacebuilders across ethnic, national, religious, and cultural divides. You and your fellow CONTACT participants will learn from one another and your instructors in an intensive format following an experiential learning model. Typically, peacebuilders from at least 15 countries participate in the program.... [-]

USA Brattleboro
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Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools

Physics students will be trained in the research groups working on the new Fermilab initiatives, the mu2e, muon (g-2), Nova experiments, as well as future neutrino physic ... [+]

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Physics students will be trained in the research groups working on the new Fermilab initiatives, the mu2e, muon (g-2), Nova experiments, as well as future neutrino physics experiments, or in the Fermilab group which collaborates with the cms experiment at CERN, or in the theory group. for some students, the internship may take place in other us laboratories or universities. engineering students will be trained in the Fermilab accelerator division, technical division or computing division or in groups working on applied research in other us laboratories or universities. each intern will be supervised by one mentor, an employee of the US laboratory. the mentor is responsible for the entire training program of the intern for the 9 weeks of permanence on the us soil. each intern will present a written report which will be the object of evaluation by a university of pisa committee.... [-]

USA Batavia
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Full-time
1 month
Campus
SCI-Arc

Open to the creative individual, inspired professionals, current college students, and college graduates, as well as those newly admitted to SCI-Arc’s M.Arch 1 prog ... [+]

Open to the creative individual, inspired professionals, current college students and college graduates, as well as those newly admitted to SCI-Arc’s M.Arch 1 program, Making+Meaning is a four-week summer studio program that introduces students to architectural experimentation and transformative design techniques in a unique and lively studio setting. Making+Meaning students learn basic skills in drawing and model making as they craft a short series of designs focusing on composition, color, pattern, form, shape, and function. The designs increase in complexity and scale as students engage in an intensive introduction to the latest in computer modeling and digital representation. The results are innovative, fresh, and beautiful—a great addition to a portfolio, a way to enliven a professional career, or a new beginning to a regular in-semester architectural education. Making+Meaning is a growth program. Skills are expanded, but more than that, students push themselves to make and create what they could not have previously imagined. Students enrolled in Making+Meaning represent a broad spectrum of interests, and a diverse range of plans and goals. No previous architectural experience is required. Those who wish to jump-start a career in architecture receive a number of the benefits of a SCI-Arc education:... [-]

USA Los Angeles
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Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
Manhattan College

Our two-week ESL specialty programs include 15 hours of classroom English language training and practice per week. English language classes are taught by highly qualified ... [+]

English as a Second Language (ESL)/Specialty Programs

Our two-week ESL + NYC Experience includes 15 hours of classroom English language training and practice per week.

English language classes are taught by highly qualified and experienced ESL instructors. Students will visit the Empire State Building, Times Square, the Statue of Liberty and other iconic cityscapes in this program, which offer eye-catching views that make for an overall unforgettable experience, while also improving their English language speaking skills.

Manhattan College's English Language/NYC Experience Program will help you to combine English modalities and improve other skills. Our two-week intensive program contains sessions in English as a second language and exposure to some of New York's most eye-catching views.... [-]

USA The Bronx
June 2020
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Santa Fe University of Art and Design - SFUAD

Our Program is an exceptional opportunity for you to improve your English language skills, whether you’re a university student or a professional. ... [+]

Our Program is an exceptional opportunity for you to improve your English language skills, whether you’re a university student or a professional. Based on the educational philosophy of learning-by-doing, the Vacation English Immersion supports you in improving your English language skills with an interactive, student-centered approach. The Vacation English Immersion is designed so that you’ll get the full benefit of language learning opportunities, while enjoying your time in Santa Fe. For a true immersion experience, you’ll attend communicative English Classes and Culture & Communication Workshops, as well as Extracurricular Activities.

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Jan 21st – Feb 14th Feb 24th – Mar 14th Mar 31st – Apr 18th Apr 28th – May 16th July 10th – 30th ... [-]
USA Santa Fe
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Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
RIT Kosovo™

Practice global learning with new friends from around the world. Explore conflict transformation with practitioners and academics in classrooms, workshops, study-travel, ... [+]

Welcome to the Summer Program in Kosovo

18 June - 28 July The RIT Kosovo™ (A.U.K) Peace and Conflict Program enables participants to work with academic specialists and distinguished practitioners from the fields of military, diplomatic, human rights and humanitarian affairs with extensive experience in the Balkans and globally. Practice global learning with new friends from around the world. Explore conflict transformation with practitioners and academics in classrooms, workshops, study-travel, and meetings with senior officials in the Balkans. Do this and more at the Post-Conflict Transformation summer program at the RIT/A.U.K. Our five-week package consists of two courses (three credit hours, offered by A.U.K’s partner university, Rochester Institute of Technology) and one of two study tours: Montenegro, Bosnia, and Serbia or Albania, Greece and Macedonia. Courses are for undergraduates, graduates and professionals in relevant fields The program offers courses in:... [-]

USA Rochester
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Part-time
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