Veterinary Science Semester in Thailand

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Prepare yourself for vet school with hands-on experience in elephant sanctuaries, zoos, veterinary hospitals, and marine conservation centers around Thailand

This once-in-a-lifetime experience for pre-vet students does not waste a moment of your semester. With your cohort, you will gain over 200 hours working with veterinarians as you explore different parts of Thailand including the mountains and jungles around Chiang Mai, the metropolis of Bangkok, and the island of Koh Tao. This program is designed to provide you with technical knowledge and animal handling experience while building your cultural and communication skills as you work with amazing experts in incredible locations. The courses that are built into the program will provide you with experience in different areas of veterinary medicine and veterinarian-supervised training, including work with small animals, exotic animals, aquatic animals, wildlife, and zoological medicine.

Thinking about a career in veterinary medicine and applying to vet school? This program is ideal for gaining practical skills, building relationships with animal experts around the world, and gaining an insight into the life of a practicing veterinarian. Not to mention the hundreds of hours of unique experience that will give you a competitive edge applying to vet schools and in the field. Join us for animal experiences that you canโ€™t get anywhere else on the planet while developing hands-on veterinary skills, building your resume, and having an amazing guided adventure in Thailand. Not planning to apply to vet school but interested in hands on-learning of animal and marine science? This is still the program for you!

Read on to learn more about what this program has to offer and how the Veterinary Science Semester can benefit you.


What to Expect

Language(s):
English
Average Courseload:
20.5 academic credits + over 200 veterinary hours
GPA Requirement:
3.00
Visa Requirement:
YES - Pre-departure

Highlights:

Earn 20.5 academic credits and over 200 veterinary hours in 14 weeks.
Gain hands-on experience with small animals, exotics, aquatic animals and wildlife, including elephants!
Learn veterinary medicine in elephant sanctuaries, veterinary hospitals, zoos, and marine conservation centers.
Spend three weeks on Turtle Island staying a few steps from the beach! SCUBA dive over coral reefs surveying coral health, tropical fish, and more. SSI Open Water or Advanced SCUBA certification included.
Enjoy a comprehensive experience! All meals and in-country transportation are included.

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Dates & Prices

Additional Information:

Program Deposit

There is a non-refundable confirmation deposit of $3,000 due upon acceptance. This deposit will be deducted from the total cost of the program. Paying the deposit secures your spot on the program.

Please note: As with all study abroad programs, you should count on a few additional expenses.

CIS Abroad reserves the right to alter fees at any time due to currency fluctuations and/or fee changes made by our partner universities.

ADVISOR TIP:

Please WAIT to book flights until you have received confirmed dates in your acceptance paperwork. Dates posted here are subject to change.

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