All programs begin with a one- to two-week orientation in Cincinnati and end with a debriefing period. The course package includes 12-15 credit hours combined with approximately 15 hours of service per week. The courses offered meet core requirements and generally include theology, E/RS elective, language (international) and service learning.

Programs in Asia and the United States are offered in the fall semester, while those in Latin America and Africa are offered in the spring semester.