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Health Care Courses in English & Medical Spanish

Universidad Veritas

Summer 4 2018 (Jul 7, 2018 to Aug 11, 2018)
Catalog Code: ISJU1518

This program is designed for students at all levels of the Spanish language who wish to increase their Spanish proficiency with particular focus on health care and medical terminology. During this 5 week program students will participate in an 80 hour intensive Spanish for Health Professionals course which combines classroom work with hands-on communication experience. Students will also complete an elective in English related to a health care topic.

Please note that students who wish to take ONLY the 80 hour Spanish for Health Professionals course should enroll in the ISA Summer 2 program.

Courses are taught by host university faculty at the Universidad Veritas.

Prices & Dates

July 7, 2018 - August 11, 2018

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April 25, 2018 Extended to May 5, 2018

Application Due Date:

May 10, 2018

Final Forms & Payments Due:

Program in Progress

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*prices and dates are subject to change


Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

Health courses are focused on professionals and students in this field. As a minimum requirement, applicants must have previous course work in: pre-med, nursing, pharmacy, biology and other health- related studies.

*Students will take a placement exam prior to departure to determine the Spanish language level: basic, intermediate, or advanced.

Applicants must be studying a health related profession such as pre-med, nursing, pharmacy or biology.

Additional Program Options


Service-Learning placements are offered in this site and may be combined with an ISA academic program. Email moc.daorbaseiduts@gninraelecivres or speak with a program manager at 512-777-2868 about your options.

Mission Work

ISA's Veritas Christian Study Abroad division adds ministry service opportunities and spiritual support to existing ISA programs. Students interested in participating in missions while studying abroad must apply to a Veritas program (Visit to view program options). Veritas programs promote spiritual growth through the on-site support of a Mission Mentor as well as engaging academic and mission experiences. Speak with a Veritas representative at 512-215-3797 or email

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