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Costa Rica

costa rica

Drexel University offers a variety of opportunities to study abroad in Costa Rica. The programs below are available — click on an individual program to learn more about the program, eligibility, and more! Attend a 101 Presentation to begin the application process.

Available Programs

Drexel in Costa Rica: International Center for Development Studies (ICDS)

Students who are interested in Latin American development studies, environmental studies, and Service Learning and have a minimum of SPAN 101 should consider this program. Students will acquire in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience on the multidimensionality of human development and the current challenges facing the region. This program is available fall, winter, and spring terms and also includes a study + co-op option that allows students to spend 9 to 12 months in Costa Rica.

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Drexel in Costa Rica: Health Care in Latin America

This program gives students the opportunity to explore health care in a developing country while furthering their Spanish language skills and gaining an understanding of the life and culture of Costa Rica. Students with appropriate language ability may choose to pursue a co-op in Costa Rica. Open for students in majors: Biology, International Area Studies, Nursing and Health Professions over summer vacation for freshmen (no language requirement), and over winter term for sophomores, pre-juniors, and juniors (minimum SPAN 101).

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Drexel in Costa Rica: Corporate Social Responsibility

This program provides students with the opportunity to study different business strategies, as well as public-private programs aimed to contribute to sustainable development in Latin America. Students who are interested in Latin American development studies, business, and/or corporate social responsibility, and complete a minimum of SPAN 102 should consider this program. This program is available in summer term for sophomores, pre-juniors, and juniors.

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