The M.A. in Latin American and Caribbean studies is offered through the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies in IU’s Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies.
At a high level, it emphasizes language proficiency and an interdisciplinary focus on Latin America and the Caribbean. You’ll also choose to concentrate in the thematic field of your choosing. Thematic fields include:
- Critical race studies
- Cultural studies
- Education policy
- Gender studies
- Indigenous studies
- Social movements
- Political ecology and development
Learn more about the advantages of pairing the M.A. in Latin American and Caribbean studies with a Master of Library Science (M.L.S.) or Master of Information Science (M.I.S.) degree.
Here you’ll blend information skills with area expertise, providing valuable cultural understanding for careers in universities, libraries, corporations, archives, digital collections, nonprofits, and governments.
With this pairing, you’ll be prepared for careers in academic and public libraries, universities, corporations, archives, digital collections, nonprofits, and governments. You’ll also develop at least a reading proficiency in Spanish, Portuguese, or an indigenous language of Latin America and the Caribbean—a skill that will set you apart.