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  • Locations: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CET Academic Programs 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Advisor:
Candice Snowden
Who Can Apply?:
UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Fields of Study:
All majors welcome, Asian Studies, Political Science, Public Health, Service Learning
Language(s) of Instruction:
English, Vietnamese
Language Prerequisite:
0 College-Level Semester
Program Type:
Community Service Learning, Independent Research, Language & Culture Studies, Study Abroad
Housing:
Guest House
In Classes With:
All US Students
Minimum Class Standing:
1st Semester Sophomore
Minimum GPA:
3.0
Classification of Credits Available:
Full-time, Grad Credits, Undergraduate Credits
Program Description:

CET Vietnam: Development Studies

CET Vietnam excursion
CET Vietnam is for students interested in seeing international development in action. Conduct internships at local philanthropic organizations. Take multidisciplinary courses, taught in English, that contextualize your hands-on experiences. Study Vietnamese language and live with a Vietnamese roommate.

Pursue an Internship. Study Development. Live in Emerging Asia.

  • Service-learning internships in local non-profits, foundations and schools
  • Electives that examine the challenges of development in Vietnam: women & gender relations, public health, education, environmental development
  • Three Traveling Seminars to central Vietnam and Cambodia
  • Hands-on exposure to the local community
  • Vietnamese language classes at all levels
  • Local roommates
  • No language prerequisite
Visit the CET website to learn more about this program.





Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 12/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission 02/21/2018 06/09/2018
Fall 2018 05/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 08/29/2018 12/13/2018
Summer 2018 05/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 06/13/2018 08/12/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.