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Auburn University Global Medallion

The Auburn University Global Medallion offers students a way to demonstrate a global mindset and intercultural skills to potential employers. Offered by the Office of International Programs, the Global Medallion is a microcredential encompassing coursework, a study abroad experience and co-curricular activities.

To learn more about the Global Medallion Program and how you can get started, contact Jan Martin at


  • Lifetime membership in the Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars
  • A digital badge to be displayed on your resume, LinkedIn or other professional platforms
  • A credential certifying to potential employers that you have the global foundations to succeed in today's international work environment

Program Outcomes

  • A personalized plan of study that emphasizes your global interests with classes specific to your discipline
  • Development of critical thinking skills and expanded capacity to work collaboratively within multidisciplinary and multicultural groups
  • Ability to communicate the relationship between your global experiences and your personal growth and chosen career path
  • Preparation for a professional career with international components and opportunities

Medallion Requirements

  1. Global Medallion orientation course (1 credit hour, available Spring 2024)
  2. Study, work, service and/or internship abroad or an equivalent intercultural experience
  3. Capstone Global Medallion Seminar course (1 credit hour, GSHS 3970)
  • In addition to these required components, you’re encouraged to work with your academic advisor to select 3-6 credit hours of courses with an international focus within your major.
Last Updated: May 16, 2023