Canada: Global Business Experience

Summer 2018: May 15 - 24, 2018
Quebec, Montreal, Toronto, and Hamilton, Canada 

Join the Wayne State University School of Business for an exciting summer break study abroad adventure! This program will focus on the business and management practices found in the fascinating country of Canada, and will provide students an opportunity to dive into the leading Canadian industries and companies. The trip also includes meetings with domestic and international companies, tours of corporate manufacturing and distribution facilities, visits with business professionals, and more! Earn credit while immersing yourself in rich, Canadian culture. Get to know your neighbors "up north"!

This program is open to all business majors, but may accept students from other majors on a case-by-case basis. 


Program Cost: $1,958 

Program Cost DOES NOT include tuition, passport fees, meals, personal expenses and incidentals 

Cost Includes:
Accomodations, group transfers, travel within Canada, travel health insurance, administrative fees and taxes.

Additional Costs:
Meals, local transportation, landmarks, attractions, events, and tuition.

The Office of Study Abroad and Global Programs reserves the right to cancel this program, revise its offerings, or to make any adjustments to the preliminary cost estimates due to conditions beyond its control.

In addition to program cost, students will pay current published fees to WSU for 3 credit hours at the appropriate level through the normal tuition payment process. Students with questions regarding the tuition and fee assessment rate may contact Registration and Scheduling at (313) 577-3541 or view:

Payment Information:
A deposit of $558 is due within 14 days of acceptance.

The remaining balance is due in two equal payments on the following dates:

January 12, 2018 $700
February 9, 2018 $700


Passport and Visa:
In order to travel to Canada, you will need a passport which is valid for 6 months after your return date. If you are not a U.S. citizen you may need a visa to travel to Canada. It is the student's responsibility to obtain this and the cost is NOT included in the program cost. Please click here for more general information on passports and visas.

Students may also obtain a Michigan Enhanced Driver's license which is a special driver's license that allows Michigan motorists to cross into the U.S. when traveling by sea or land from Canada without the need for a passport or other identification documents. For more information, click here.


Quebec, Montreal, Toronto, and Hamilton, Canada

Course work

Directed Study: MGT or MBA concentration (3 credits) 

Open to students of the MBA program. Students must talk to advisor to determine how the credit will work toward his/her degree. 


Prerequisites and Eligibility: 

Undergraduate and graduate Wayne State University School of Business students are eligible to participate as well as students of other majors and may be accepted on a case-by-case basis.  

Selection of applicants is done on a rolling basis; students are evaluated and considered for admission throughout the academic year. You will be notified of your acceptance status by the Study Abroad Programs Office. If you wish to participate, you will be required to sign and return the Decision Form and Waiver and Release Statement to accept the terms of the program and secure your place.

Apply now

Fill out an application here. 

What happens next?

After you submit your application, transcript, and $50 application fee, we will forward it to the program director (usually the professor leading the program) who makes the final admissions decision. Each program has a slightly different set of criteria. If anything else is required, someone will contact you. After we receive the decision, we will send you a letter informing you of the outcome. If you are admitted, you will have 2 weeks to accept your place and pay your non-refundable deposit.

All correspondence and acceptance will be made by our office via email. Be sure to list an email address that you regularly check on your application. It is your responsibiltiy to make sure you are receiving pertinent documents. If you are worried that your email account is rejecting our email, please contact our office immediately.

For more information, please contact:

The Office of Study Abroad and Global Programs
(313) 577-3207