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Latin American Studies

California State University Los Angeles

M.A.
12 months
Duration
396 USD/credit
396 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

The Latin American Studies program of California State University Los Angeles is an interdisciplinary program that highlights the histories, econ-omies, politics, societies, and cultural diversity of Latin America as well as its relations to other parts of the world and to Latin American populations in diaspora.

Overview

Students in the Latin American Studies program of California State University Los Angeles are allowed to tailor their studies to their interests and professional needs, and provides training in research skills and opportunities to work with community organizations. 

The degree affords students a wide range of career opportunities in the U.S. and abroad,  including in policy-making and advocacy, the nonprofit sector, research, teaching in community colleges, or pursuing Ph.D. study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar: Latin American Social Systems
  • Interdisciplinary Seminar: Latin American Studies
  • Chicana/o Studies and Contemporary Theory
  • Seminar: Current Issues in Economic Development
  • History of Modern Latin America
  • Seminar: History of Mexico

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).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must complete the application process for both the university and the program
  • One copy of official transcripts to the university admissions office
  • Statement of purpose (1-2 pages)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • A minimum of 15 semester units in upper division Latin American content courses is prerequisite to the program
  • Before they may be advanced to candidacy, students must demonstrate written and oral competence in Spanish or Portuguese by passing a foreign language reading examination

Tuition Fee

  • International

    396 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 396 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    396 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 396 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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