Study Abroad

Study Abroad Program in Costa Rica

Howard University occupational therapy students engaged in a international study abroad cross-cultural fieldwork level I educational experience in San Jose, Costa Rica to gain one-on-one international exposure to occupational therapy services and education.  Students observed occupational therapy practice in various settings and work collaboratively with occupational therapy students at the Universidad of Santa Paula.  In addition, students examined issues of social and occupational justice and participate in a service-learning project-building homes for disadvantaged children and their families.

Previous Programs: Dominican Republic