Costa Rica

Medicine Clinical Practicum in Costa Rica

Program Overview

The program consists of a 4-week course at the Universidad de Iberoamerica (UNIBE) in San Jose, Costa Rica. UNIBE is a private, non-profit university and has degree programs in four major areas: medicine, pharmacy, psychology, and nursing.

Students will participate in a program in medicine and will gain hands-on experience in various healthcare clinics, as well as learn Spanish, including medical Spanish.

Any student interested in a future career in health care/treating patients should consider taking this course. This course will provide students with experiences that can give them a competitive edge over other professional school applicants.

"I had a flawless experience. Thanks to the study abroad office & Dr. Gaillard, the class went quite smoothly."

"This is an awesome opportunity. Thanks, SHSU for having this program."

~student feedback from Summer 2014






PROGRAM DATES

May 31 - June 28, 2014

COURSES OFFERED

  • BIOL 4096: Special Topics in Undergraduate Biology: Medicine Clinical Practicum in Costa Rica

STUDENT REQUIREMENTS

Students must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5, Junior standing or higher, and permission of the instructor. There are no specific course pre-requisites.

HOUSING ARRANGEMENTS

Students will stay with a Costa Rican host family and UNIBE will provide transportation to and from the residences to the campus.

TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS

Students will be responsible for purchasing their own tickets independently.

PROGRAM COST

$2950 (including a $300 non-refundable deposit)

Includes: Lodging, meals, in-country travel, site visits, health insurance.

Not Included: Tuition & fees (summer semester)*, $200 Study Abroad Service Fee, airfare, spending money

*Note: Faculty-led, out-of-country courses do not charge 3 fees: Rec Center, Student Center and Health Center=$275, as opposed to on-campus courses.

FACULTY LEADER CONTACT INFO

Dr. Anne Gaillard
936-294-1549
bio_arg@shsu.edu

LDB 105H

APPLICATION DEADLINE

March 1, 2014. The $300 deposit will be placed on your account after turning in the application.






Apply Here

Submit completed application to faculty leader via email or in person.





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