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Global Classroom: Tokyo Japan—Summer 2020—Counseling



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All A-State students applying for study abroad are required to complete the A-State general study abroad online application and submit any related materials. Applications are accepted and processed on a first-come, first-served basis.  Space is limited.  Apply early.

Program Description

Spend one week visiting Tokyo while exploring how counseling techniques and theories are taught and applied in Japanese culture through the A-State Global Classroom program.

Student’s enrolled in the 2020 summer course COUN 6473 Counseling Children and Adolescents will have the option to participate in the A-State Global Classroom: Japan program. This program gives you the opportunity to affordably explore a unique, refreshing, and incredibly exciting part of the world.

As the capital of Japan and the largest metropolitan area in the world, Tokyo is on the cutting edge of everything from architecture, technology, and fashion to food and pop culture. Along with the futuristic, you will also find pockets of deeply traditional culture and amazing natural beauty.

Dates & Deadlines

Program dates: June 17th - June 25th, 2020



Application Deadline December 1st, 2019
Non-refundable deposit $500 due November 22nd, 2019
Withdrawal Deadline - Deposit fee is non-refundable after this date December 1st, 2019
First payment due - $1300 January 15th, 2020
Final balance payment due April 17th, 2020
Submit completed Post Acceptance forms May 8th, 2020
Permit issued for student to enroll in program courses March 16th, 2020


  • GPA: 2.5
  • Graduate students in good academic standing
  • Open to All Students

Courses Offered

COUN 6473 COUN 6473 Counseling Children and Adolescents


Estimated cost: $3,100

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Includes Does Not Include
Round-trip airfare from Memphis to Tokyo
A-State tuition and fees
Accommodations Spending money
7 continental breakfasts Passport application/ Visa (if applicable) fee
Most lunches and dinners Textbooks
Ground Transportation Study Abroad Administrative fee
Private Guided Tours
Study abroad medical insurance

Study Abroad Funding Opportunities

Click here to learn about the A-State Study Abroad Travel Voucher* and other funding opportunities.

  • Additional Information

    The program does NOT include A-State Tuition and fees. A-State tuition and fees will be charged separately to your student account after you enroll in the course linked to the program. Some of the fees associated with on-campus courses might be waived.  

    Registration and payment of tuition and fees for the course are the same as any A-State course and must be paid according to the schedule set by the Registrar. 

    * The program fee is tentative and based on enrollment, airline fees, and currency exchange rate at the time of program development. Should program enrollment be less than 10 students, exchange rate or, airline fees increase significantly, the program fee may need to be modified.

    All participants must sign up for the courses; no one may come on the program without taking the course.

    Financial Aid

    Students who wish to apply for any form of financial aid for Study Abroad must take the following steps:

    • Complete FAFSA for the academic year
    • Meet with their Financial Aid Counselor to discuss financial aid eligibilities.
    • Schedule an appointment with the Study Abroad Director to create a Financial Aid Budget Sheet. Using the budget worksheet, the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships will determine financial aid award based on the student’s cost of attendance and eligibility.