Study Abroad in Vietnam: Public Health & Service-Learning in Ho Chi Minh City

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: Is this study abroad program for you? CET Vietnam is for students interested in seeing international development in action. Students conduct service-learning at local philanthropic organizations. They take multidisciplinary courses, taught in English, that contextualize their hands-on experiences. Students also study Vietnamese language and live with a Vietnamese roommate. The program’s emphasis on Public Health makes it a good fit for pre-med students or students who want to study social change in the developing world.

Study Abroad in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: Features

  • Service-oriented internships in a variety of social sectors, including Public Health
  • A core course that introduces the challenges of development in Vietnam: women & gender relations, public health, education, environmental development
  • Hands-on exposure to the local community
  • Vietnamese language classes at all levels
  • Local roommates
  • No language prerequisite

Study Abroad in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: Details

Semester Fall 2013 Spring 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
Application Deadline 05/01/13 11/01/13 03/01/14 05/01/14
Program Length 15 weeks 15 weeks 8 weeks 15 weeks
Arrival Date 08/30/13 02/12/14 06/11/14 08/27/14
Departure Date 12/14/13 05/28/14 08/06/14 12/10/14
Program Fee $14,990 $16,490 $7,790 $16,490
Recommended Credits 16 15 8 15