International Travel and Study Opportunities

Muskegon Community College is one of many institutions in the nation to be recognized for its efforts to promote international learning. Take a look at our international programs and see how we can become your link to the world.

Foreign Exchange and Study Abroad Programs

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Biology/Geology 250: Tropical Coral Reef Ecology
Muskegon Community College’s Life Sciences Department and Math/Physical Science Department offering a three-credit course – Biology/Geology 250: Tropical Coral Reef Ecology on the Caribbean island of Nevis. Limited to eight students, the course offers students a chance to study the biology, geology, and ecology of the tropical coral reef ecosystems in the West Indies. Specifically, the course explores the local, regional, and global threats, including the world’s third global bleaching event, faced by the reefs. The MCC team will explore a coral reef ecosystem using monitoring methodologies developed by the Reef Check program. In addition, students will be introduced to the history and culture of the island. They will participate in a variety of hands-on field activities, including ecosystem mapping, biodiversity surveys, field identification labs, and medicinal plant applications. For more information, contact Darren Mattone at or Amber Kumpf at



Germanypx1  German Exchange Program
German Exchange ICS 101 GER International Business and Culture
Each May students and faculty from MCC participate in an exchange program with the technical college, Kaufmännische Schule Stuttgart Nord, in Stuttgart, Germany. The German Exchange Program has been building lasting friendships and offering insight into our different cultures and business practices for over 18 years. The exchange includes visits to cultural and historical sites as well as local businesses such as Daimler, Porsche, and Ritter Sport. Each participant is hosted by a German student or faculty member of the KSN. For more information, contact Jennifer Jones at (231) 777-0397 or by email at

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