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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UTDALLAS applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Program Type: Affiliated Partner Programs Area of Study: Area and Cultural Studies, Healthcare Management, Language, Pre-Health
Instruction Language: English, Spanish
Program Description:
NOTE: By selecting "APPLY NOW" you are notifying the Education Abroad office about your interest in study abroad. You will also need to apply to the program at the LINK at the bottom of the brochure.

Call: 1-800-266-4441

Text: 480-448-6013

Study Abroad in San José

Acquire the language skills and understanding of cultural elements that may come into play when working with Spanish-speaking patients. Designed for students at all levels of Spanish ability who wish to work in the medical and health sciences fields, this program offers health science courses (taught in English) that provide insight into Costa Rica's health care system and offer active learning components that reinforce lessons learned in class. From recognizing medical vocabulary to describing patients' physical and mental states to communication with patients and other medical personnel, language courses focus on developing the ability to effectively communicate with patients through intensive speaking and listening practice set within a medical context. Advanced students will fine-tune their language skills, discussing topics such as advantages and disadvantages of traditional vs. holistic medicine and preparing talks or presentations given at clinics or conferences. Regardless of the level of instruction, expect to give presentations that simulate medical provider-patient interactions.

 Semester/Term Eligibility Requirements Rec. Semester Credits
 Semester  All levels of Spanish; Min 2.60 GPA; High School Graduate  14-20
 Summer  All levels of Spanish; Min 2.60 GPA; High School Graduate  5-18


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Where You'll Study

Our partner institution, Veritas University, is known for its commitment to students from around the world; about 25% of the 2,000-member student body is international. Veritas offers a range of courses in fields like architecture, business, cultural studies, design, environmental science, health sciences, studio arts, and zoology. Courses are taught in English, and Spanish Language courses are available for all levels. The spacious, modern campus is located in the quiet Zapote District, just east of downtown San José and home to the Casa Presidencial. Students will receive a transcript from Veritas University upon completion of their program.

What's Included

  • Pre-Departure Advising
  • Airport Pickup
  • Housing
  • 24/7 Onsite Emergency Assistance
  • Excursions & Cultural Activities
  • and more

Excursions

  • Granada, Nicaragua
  • Arenal Volcano and La Fortuna
  • Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • and more

Funding Options

CEA has several ways to help you fund your program, including scholarships, grants, and vouchers. Find out more about what we have to offer.

Learn more about funding
CEA provides study abroad programs in 12 countries and 21 cities around the world. Contact your CEA Admissions Counselor today: 1-800-266-4441
Program Contact Information
CEA
Call: 1 (800) 266-4441
Text: 1 (480) 448-6013

info@ceaStudyAbroad.com
       
UT Dallas
Education Abroad

Student Services Building (SSB) 3.400
EducationAbroad@utdallas.edu

NOTE: To be considered for this program, you will need to complete an application for both Education Abroad
and the program provider.

1. Click "Apply Now" to start the Education Abroad application
2. Click
here to start the provider application



Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.