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Spanish for Health Professionals in Costa Rica lets you learn career-oriented Spanish while also taking a health-related course taught in English. This 5-week program takes place during the second summer session at Universidad Veritas, a private universit
Location:
San Jose, Costa Rica
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Spanish for Health Professionals in Costa Rica offers a health course taught in English and a Spanish-language course focused on health-related vocabulary. In your free time, explore nearby volcanoes, go zip-lining in the rain forest, and get to know Costa Rican culture while sipping some of the best coffee in the world with classmates at a local café! You will experience: New amigos from all over – Your fellow students will be local Costa Ricans and fellow international students. Hands-on coursework in English – Take innovative classes in health care for 5 weeks while you study abroad in Costa Rica and earn 8 credits in your major. Spanish immersion – Besides studying Spanish abroad with local professors, you’ll practice your Spanish outside the classroom by living with a local family and talking with Ticos as you explore the markets, restaurants, and salsa clubs of San Jose. Awesome city and country – You’ll be minutes from the heart of San José, so you can easily explore the city, as well as the beautiful nearby national parks, picturesque mountain villages, and relaxed beach towns that make Costa Rica famous! Great excursions – Your study abroad program includes one day and one weekend trip with your fellow study abroad students. Take a city tour, wander through the local markets, and try some exotic tropical fruit as you explore the rain forest!

Spanish for Health Professionals in Costa Rica lets you learn career-oriented Spanish while also taking a health-related course taught in English. This 5-week program takes place during the second summer session at Universidad Veritas, a private university in San José, the capital city of Costa Rica.

There are many reasons to study abroad in Costa Rica with our Spanish for Health Professionals program, but here are a few of the key highlights that make this program unique. One of the most environmentally diverse countries on the planet! Courses taught in English No Spanish prerequisite Excursions throughout Costa Rica Health-focused courses taught in English Spanish-immersion courses at all levels Study at a highly ranked private university in San Jose Live with a local family Explore the bustling capital city of San José Cooking classes, dance classes, and sports events help you bond with your classmates
Setting Description:
Study in a warm, inviting climate when you come to Costa Rica! The country’s year-round warm weather and peaceful culture have made it a favorite destination for people around the world. It has been labeled as one of the happiest and greenest nations on the planet, which makes it the perfect place to spend a summer! Bordered on both sides by the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans, Costa Rica offers tons of beautiful beaches and shorelines to explore. You can swim, surf, and even watch leatherback turtles lay eggs on the beach! Additionally, much of the country is protected as national parks, making it easy to see unspoiled rainforests and rivers during your stay there. Go whitewater rafting, zip lining, and hiking on volcanoes, or just take time to appreciate the vast amount of biodiversity in Costa Rica. You’ll also love living in San José, where the locals are known for being friendly and welcoming. Explore all of the various restaurants, clubs, concerts, and more that this bustling
Cost:
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