San Diego State University

San Diego State University

Latin American Studies


Student Services, 3356

San Diego, CA 92182

United States


(619) 594-5821

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. - Latin American Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Since 1976 the Center for Latin American Studies has been designated a National Resource Center for Latin American Studies (one of only eleven in the nation) by the United States Department of Education and funded through a Title VI grant. The Master of Arts degree administered by the center is an interdisciplinary program drawing on the expertise of an outstanding Latin Americanist faculty from the following departments: Anthropology, Art, Business, Comparative Literature, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Public Administration and Urban Studies, Public Health, Sociology, Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures, Women's Studies, and the College of Business Administration. Emphasis in the program is placed on the central issue of "Modernization and Urbanization" in Latin America. Collaborative agreements with universities across the border in Tijuana, allow students to take classes at Mexican universities at no additional cost. A new program in Mixtec language is the only one in the US, and new program emphases in public health and social work will soon come on line.


SDSU is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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