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Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Studies

University at Albany

M.A.
12 months
Duration
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The curriculum of the Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino program of University at Albany prepares you for success in positions in business, education and government that require cultural competence and knowledge of the Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx populations.

Overview

Whether you're looking to continue academic work that you began as an undergraduate, or are pursuing this field of inquiry for the first time, at the Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino program of University at Albany you'll gain interdisciplinary knowledge and skills that can improve your job prospects and help you succeed in doctoral studies.

Departmental strengths include globalization, community development, Mesoamerican anthropology, women's work and labor studies, U.S. Latino/Latinx socioeconomic inequalities, and Caribbean colonialism, resistance, and migration.

Career Paths

With its emphasis on Latin American and Caribbean culture and society, and problem- and area-focused training, this MA program prepares you for research and policy-oriented careers that require knowledge of Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino politics and peoples.

Graduates are commonly employed by state and federal government agencies, humanitarian aid organizations, educational institutions, international media companies, and translation services firms.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Approaches to Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies
  • Seminar: Latin America
  • Seminar: The Caribbean
  • Seminar: Latino Studies
  • The Political Economy of Educational Planning and Development
  • Latinos and American Political Change

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from all schools attended
  • Three Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11550 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11550 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5655 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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