PLNU Ghana

Gain hands-on experience in international development, education and nursing in Ghana.

Course options for Business, Accounting, IDS, IS, Education, CHAD and Nursing majors!

GhanaVisit the Human Factor Leadership Academy (HFLA) in Akatsi, Ghana! Students will learn through group discussions, development projects cultural tours, and travels while teaching at the HFLA.

Business, Accounting, IDS, IS, CHAD and Education Majors

While in Akatsi engaging in cultural immersion tours, you will also be involved in the activities of the HFLA. You will have the opportunity to work with the children and teachers at HFLA -- teaching the children academic subjects, skills and faith-related concepts. You will be able to visit the Mayor and interact with him regarding the community development plans for the Akatsi District and the various challenges the town faces. You will also have the chance to visit the District Education Office to meet with the District Director of Education in Akatsi.

Nursing Majors

Gain hands-on experience in tropical medicine and maternal health at Sacred Heart Hospital in Abor, Ghana! Students will work daily shifts at the hospital alongside Sacred Heart doctors and nurses and PLNU Nursing faculty while taking Nursing elective courses. You will also have the opportunity to teach health education to the children at the HFLA. 


  • Akosombo Dam and the Volta Lake
  • Cape Coast CastleGhana
  • Dudu Fishing Village
  • Kakum National Park
  • Canoe ride on Lotor Lake
  • Wlui Waterfall hike
  • Monkey Sanctuary
  • Climb Mount Afadjato


May 12th - June 12th, 2017 

Cost: TBD


ECO470  (4units) Contemporary Development Planning  OR ECO460 (4units) Applied Econometrics

EDU306 (3 units) Principles of Language Acquisition

NSG 441 Transcultural Nursing & Tropical Medicine (2 units)

NSG446 Health of Women in a Multicultural World (3 units)


Questions?  Contact Dr. Senyo Adjibolosoo or Kevin Doyle

Visit the PLNU Programs Application Site!