Short-Term (Includes J-Term, May Term and Non-Summer Intensive Months)
Spanish Language, Liberal Arts & Environmental Sciences
Improve your fluency, delve into local culture, and learn about environmental issues in a country known for its amazing biodiversity. Designed for all levels of Spanish language proficiency, you’ll take at least one Spanish language course and choose from a range of electives.
Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología
Hone your international business knowledge in courses with local and international students, where you’ll explore economics, finance, marketing, and more in a global context. Courses are taught in English, but you have the option to take Spanish language courses.
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, courses provide insight into Costa Rica's health care system and the unique medical challenges posed by a tropical environment.
Speak Spanish at an advanced level? You can earn academic credit while immersing into local culture and workplaces in this study + internship opportunity. Limited opportunities may be available at the intermediate level. The Study + Internship program in San Jose allows you to make steady progress toward your academic degree while developing practical skills in fields such as education, marketing, management, finance, hospitality, and more.
The Intensive Spanish Language Program allows students of all language levels to focus on language improvement in a short time frame. Your language courses will focus on oral comprehension and expression, listening comprehension, and grammar components appropriate to your language level.