Mexican American Studies, M.A. | The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley | Texas City, United States
12 months
Duration
15676 USD/year
15676 USD/year
8332 USD/year
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About

The  Master  of  Arts  in  Interdisciplinary  Studies  (MAIS) in Mexican American Studies program at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will provide master’s students with a concentrated study in the transdisciplinary field of Mexican American Studies, including Chicana/o and Latina/o studies.  

Overview

Our location as a border institution in South Texas and the available resources (such as our numerous, established faculty in the fields of Mexican American studies and Chicana/o studies, and other academic resources, such as our growing Mexican American Studies program, and other institutional resources, such as the border studies archive) makes this an exciting program for The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley students. 

Key Features

  • Many careers today in South Texas and nationally – including those in Education, Health, Social Services, Communication, Law, Humanities, among others – require students to have a specialized knowledge of the Mexican American community and experiences, due to regional and national demographic trends.
  • An exciting program for UTRGV students

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Mexican American Studies
  • Anthropology of Borders
  • Mexican American Culture
  • Music Ethnography and Fieldwork Methods
  • Mexican American Folk Medicine
  • Mexican American Folklore
  • Art History Seminar III: Topics in Latin American Art Prior to A.D. 1521
  • Art History Seminar IV: Topics in Latin American Art Since A.D. 1521
  • Media, Race, and Ethnicity

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admission for national students.

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or a recognized international equivalent in a similar or related field.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended (must be submitted directly to UTRGV).
  • Personal statement detailing professional goals and reasons for pursuing the graduate degree.
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional or academic sources.
  • Resume including educational background and work experience.
  • GRE General Test. GRE test scores are valid for 5 years. A waiver of the GRE requirement will be granted to applicants who show proof of completing a graduate degree (master’s or doctoral).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4166 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Mexican American Studies
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