Texas Tech University

Education in the Dominican Republic

This Maymester study abroad program offers TTU students an opportunity to live with Dominican families in Santiago, engage in daily field experiences in the Hostos Bilingual School, take an education class taught by a Texas Tech University professor, and explore the island, including a visit to the Monument to the Heroes of the Restoration War of 1863. 

Dominican Republic


Courses Offered

  • EDLL 4380.260 Literacy in the Content Areas
  • Field Experience in private school in Santiago
  • Counts toward EC-6 teacher certification

Estimated Program Fee

Program Dates

  • May 15th - May 30th, 2019

Program Open To

  • All TTU College of Education students

Program Fee Includes

  • Lodging with host family
  • Breakfast, lunch and most dinners + laundry service
  • Excursions - transportation, hotels, entrance fees
  • Daily transportation to/from school
  • Spanish language course
  • O&M University arrangement for evening class

Program Fee Does Not Include

  • TTU tuition and fees (3 credit hours)
  • Textbooks
  • Airfare to/from Dominican Republic
  • Meals on excursions and some evening meals
  • Insurance ($2.57/day)
  • Education Abroad fee ($200)
  • Personal spending money

For more information:

Contact: Dr. Peggy Johnson, Dr. Katie Button

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