Study Abroad for Pre-Health/Pre-Med




Australia: Monash University

Czech Republic: NC State Prague Institute

Ecuador: Universidad San Francisco de Quito

Hong Kong: Hong Kong Polytechnic University

South Africa: University of Cape Town

Sweden: Lund University

United Kingdom: Lancaster University

United Kingdom: University of Manchester


Belize: Global Health & Physiology (Summer)
Explore disease physiology, current medical research, tropical medicine, and global health issues with a first hand look through a 10-day medical service trip to Belize. Prerequisite: BIO 212/250. Credit: 6 credits for GPH 425.

Botswana: Communication and Public Health (Summer)
Analyze the socio-cultural, environmental, and health issues that have led to the HIV/AIDS crisis. Experience the abundant wild life as well the natural beauty of Victoria Falls.

China: Plant Resources, Ecology & Culture (Summer)
Gain skills in field botany and knowledge of wetland and lake ecology, plant biodiversity and it’s uses in China. Enhanced by cross-cultural exchange in beautiful Zhejiang and the Yellow Mountains. This program runs every other year on odd years. Credit: 3 credits for PB 495 or 595.

Costa Rica: Exploring Crop and Turfgrass Production in the Tropics (Spring Break)
Learn about local agricultural practices, agri-tourism, and sustainable ways of life in Costa Rica. Participants will gain hands-on research practices and practical experience. Credit: CS 492 or CS 495/590.

Poland: Biotechnology & Agriculture (Summer)
Learn about agriculture, animal science, and biotechnology through excursions and site visits. Credit: Up to 6 credits, including ALS 495, BIT 466 and/or BCH 220.


NC State Alternative Service Break: Health or Medical Education, Varying Countries
CSLEPS offers alternative break programs with a pre-health focus. Some programs offer students the opportunity to earn one NC State credit. Check the CSLEPS website for more information.