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Latin American and Latino Studies

University of Illinois at Chicago

24 months
Duration
24738 USD/year
24738 USD/year
11870 USD/year
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About

The Department of Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago offers work leading to the Master of Arts in Latin American and Latino Studies.

Overview

The mission of the Master in Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago is to offer an interdisciplinary perspective to the study of both contemporary Latin American societies and of historical minorities and immigrants of Latin American descent living in the United States. 

This program emphasizes the histories and experiences of Latin American people as they enter into a transnational dialogue that defines both American and Latin American identities, cultures, economies, and politics in the 21st century.

 The program encourages an interdisciplinary approach that ranges across the social sciences, humanities, cultural studies, and history.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Latin American and Latinx Critical Thought 
  • Latinos and Latin American in Transnational Context 
  • Interdisciplinary Research Methods in Latin American and Latino Studies 
  • Studies in Language Policy and Cultural Identity 
  • Andean Prehistory
  • Topics in Latin American and Latino Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

34 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are considered on an individual basis. The program will accept and review applications for the fall semester only. Transcripts for all undergraduate and any graduate work must be submitted.
  • Tests Required GRE.
  • Letters of Recommendation Three letters required, preferably from faculty members in social sciences and humanities.
  • Resume/CV A resume or CV is required.
  • Personal Statement Required. The statement must address the applicant's professional and academic goals and the candidate’s reasons for applying to a Latin American and Latino Studies graduate program. The statement should have a maximum extension of three double-spaced pages.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24738 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12369 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    24738 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12369 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5935 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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