Texas Tech University

College of Education Study Abroad Programs

College of Education Students Studying Abroad


The College offers international experiences in the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, and Spain. The programs provide teaching experience in schools, practicum in diverse communities, and language and culture classes, among others. Students also have opportunities to carry out various research projects.

Dominican Republic

College of Education Students at Monument in Dominican Republic

Dr. Irma Almager leads a Maymester Study Abroad trip to Santiago, Dominican Republic. The students live with Dominican families during their stay, work daily in a bilingual school, attend an evening university course with local Dominican teachers and participate in excursions to the rain forest in Jarabacoa, the beaches in Puerto Plata, and local museums in Santiago.

For more information please contact Dr. Irma Almager via email at irma.almager@ttu.edu.

Costa Rica

Aerial photo of Costa Rican beach

Dr. Delia Carrizales leads a Study Abroad for teachers in San José, Costa Rica in the Summer 2 semester. More information is coming soon.

For more information please email Dr. Carrizales  at delia.carrizales@ttu.edu.

Sevilla, Spain

Sevilla, Spain

This exciting faculty led study abroad opportunity will take place during Maymester 2024 in Sevilla, Spain. Teacher Candidates will attend class at the Texas Tech University Center, located in southern Spain and actively engage with K-12 students in local schools, gaining 3 hours credit toward their degree plan. EDTP 3312 is typically taken during the final semester of student teaching. Studying abroad will fulfill this requirement as well as offer an international education experience! TTU students will stay with host families and have many opportunities for excursions led by TTU Center Staff.

For more information, please contact Shelby Anderson at shelby.anderson@ttu.edu or Angie Cowart at angie.cowart@ttu.edu.

Students in front of an arch in Sevilla, Spain
Students in a plaza in Sevilla, Spain

Salamanca, Spain

TTU College of Education students in Salamanca, Spain

Dr. Comfort Pratt leads a study abroad trip to Salamanca, Spain. In Salamanca, the students take Spanish language and culture classes daily at Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, work in two trilingual schools and participate in excursions to Madrid, Toledo and Segovia.

For more information please contact Dr. Comfort Pratt via email at c.pratt@ttu.edu.

Photo Gallery

Students and Spanish Architecture 1La Millagrosa Bilingual SchoolStudents and Spanish Architecture 2Student Teaching in the Dominican RepublicStudents and Spanish Architecture 3