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Master of Arts in Latin American Studies

The Master of Arts in Latin American Studies is designed for students who seek to integrate a broad range of disciplinary approaches to a world region of growing international significance.

Program Strengths:

  • Students have the option to choose their own focus of study or choose a specialized area of concentration
  • Five concentration options give students the opportunity to pursue specialized academic study
  • Small cohort of graduate students maximizes access to faculty and campus resources
  • Location near the border, facilitates study of U.S.-Mexican issues
  • Over 90 leading faculty members with expertise in Latin America
  • The M.A. program in Latin American Studies is distinctive because the majority of its graduate students travel abroad to conduct their research.