Short Term Programs at SHU

Short-term Programs for International Students


Current summer programs for international students include:

Customized ESL programs for groups

Hosted by the English Language Institute, students participate in ESL classes for 16 hours per week and various guest lectures from the faculty of Sacred Heart University. Several field trips and cultural excursions are included.  Learn more about customized ESL programs.

Summer Institute for Global Business Management

Hosted by the Jack Welch College of Business, this four-week summer program provides a practical framework for understanding the key dimensions critical to effective global business management while emphasizing the most pressing current challenges faced by global business leaders. Rising undergraduate juniors/seniors, recent graduates of undergraduate programs, and international students are encouraged to enroll. Program participants will gain a fundamental grounding in global business management and will enhance skills essential for success after college.  Learn more about the SIGBM program here.

Media Production/Media Literacy Summer Institute

Hosted by the School of Communication & Media Arts, this four-week summer program is a dynamic hands-on program designed for students interested in careers in the ever-changing 21st century communications and media industries. MPML students will develop their skills as professional communicators while exploring the intersections of media and culture.  Learn more about the MPML program here.