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Latin American Studies, MA

Program Information

School: School of Arts and Humanities

Program: Latin American Studies

Test Score Required: NA
A minimum GPA of 3.3 overall and in the student's major is required.

Catalog Page: MA

Letters of Recommendation: 3

Completed Request for Recommendation forms from current or former college instructors who are able to judge your probable success in graduate school. Letters of recommendation may be sent directly to the program.

Admissions Essay: Yes

A brief narrative outlining your academic interest and meeting the following criteria:
• Narrative should be approximately 650 words
• Include any current or long-range interests in research, teaching or other professional activities related to Latin America.
• Please describe any publications or other evidence of scholarly endeavor you have achieved.
• List academic and professional organizations in which you are active and any fellowships, scholarships, or other honors you have received.

The Admissions Essay may be sent directly to the program or submitted online.

Deadlines: University deadlines apply.


Pia K Jakobsson
800 W. Campbell Rd. JO31
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Office -  JO 4.128

Admission Questions:
Lacey Ames

Possible Careers

Teacher/Educator; Writer; Editor; Historian; Legal/Policy; International Business; Sociologist; and various positions in academic research or an advanced level of professional practice.

Salary Information

See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.