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Mexican American Studies

University of Arizona

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
11136 USD/year
11136 USD/year
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About

The Mexican American Studies degree offered by the University of Arizona is designed to be an applied degree. Students choose a particular area of concentration within one of the following: Latina/o Health and Wellness, Historical and Cultural Studies, and Critical Education and Migration Studies.

Overview

The Mexican American Studies degree offered by the University of Arizona is committed to contemporary applied public policy research on Mexican Americans. As the leading public policy research center addressing issues of concern to this minority group in Arizona, the Department works collaboratively with key community agencies in promoting leadership and empowerment of Mexican Americans within the state and the nation. The Department achieves these goals through its applied research agenda, through its publications, and through the comprehensive curriculum it offers students at the University of Arizona. As an intellectual center, it disseminates information to a broad audience, which includes elected officials, educators, students, policy makers and other researchers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Mexican American: Cultural Perspectives
  • Mexican Immigration
  • Topics in Latino Health
  • Chicano Historical Thought
  • Advanced Research Methods on Latinos
  • Chicana Gender Perspectives

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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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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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 in the last two years of undergraduate work (last 60 units) is the minimum requirement for admission the our program.
  • Statement of Intent: (Single-spaced, two-to-three pages)
  • Writing Sample: A 10 - 20 page scholarly paper that demonstrates your mastery of the subject and a clear, cogent writing style.
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume.
  • One Official Transcript from each college-level schools you have attended.
  • Official GRE Scores, scores may be electronically submitted directly to the University of Arizona Graduate College using institutional code 4832. No subject code is necessary.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    11136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    10236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5118 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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