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Study Abroad Programs

Zuckerman College of Public health and Study Abroad & Student Exchange have partnered to offer 4 new study abroad programs uniquely tailored for Public Health students.

Accelerated Public Health Cohort in Cuernavaca, Mexico

This 10 week summer program in Cuernavaca, Mexico offers undergraduate public health students the opportunity to do a full semester of core public health coursework and engage in service learning in a global setting.  Students attending the program will work closely with one another both inside and outside the classroom to develop a deeper understanding of the different health challenges that people face outside of the United States.  The program aims to create a community of globally focused undergraduate students that can continue their studies together once they have returned to the US.
Read full details on the Study Abroad website

Integrating Chinese Medicine and Public Health in Henan, China

The Integrating Chinese Medicine and Public Health program is new for Summer 2015! Learn about traditional Chinese medicine, martial arts, and other unique subjects in this one of a kind program. It is open to both graduate and undergraduate students at the UA and nationwide. Students can earn 6 UA graduate or undergraduate credits after the completion of this program.  

In this 5-week program (June 1st-July 8th), students will spend time in Henan, a Chinese province that is internationally renowned for its ancient history and its origination and current practice of Chinese medicine, Chen-style Tai Ji, and Shaolin martial arts. Available public health courses include introductory courses on Chinese massage and acupuncture, Tai Ji, Chinese culture, and Chinese history. Students will have the opportunity to visit Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and study on the beautiful campuses of the Henan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Shaanxi Normal University. Students will also get to sight-see and interact with local college students. There is an introductory excursion to Beijing, the capital of China. This program includes a one week free cultural sight-seeing tour fully sponsored by the Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona from June 29th - July 7th with visits to Henan, Xi'an, and Beijing.

The program is limited to 20 students and the deadline for application is Feb 15th. For more information, please download the brochure or read more on the Study Abroad website.

Migrations and Health in Puebla, Mexico

This program provides an in depth examination of the push and pull factors of migration and the implications of this out migration and return migration for the health and wellbeing of rural communities in central Mexico.  Students who participate in the program will have the opportunity to examine these issues within the ecological and social determinants of health framework.   The coursework offers multiple opportunities for students to improve global competency skills including critical thinking, flexibility and openness in the classroom where they will be interacting with students and faculty from UDLAP.  The program will conclude with a weekend excursion to Mexico City where students will have the opportunity to explore the many fascinating and beautiful historical and cultural sites the city has to offer.
Read full details on the Study Abroad website

Other Public Health Study Abroad Opportunities

Many other study abroad opportunities exist for public health students!  View these opportunities at the Study Abroad website by choosing Public Health under Field of Study.

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