Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS) MA | College of Arts

Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS) MA

Diego Riveria Rockefeller Mural

Bienvenidos/Welcome students with a BA honours in Literature, History, International Development, Political Science, Sociology, Art History, Music, Education - APPLY NOW

  • Explore the only interdisciplinary LACS Master's program in Canada
  • Combine Latin American and Caribbean Studies with International Development and receive our Collaborative LACS/IDEV MA., or Latin American and Caribbean Studies with Sexualities, Genders and Bodies and complete a Collaborative Specialization in the two programs:
  • Pursue a wide range of research topics with over 20 internationally renowned faculty members associated with the LACS program at the University of Guelph.
  • Open doors to careers in Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), international relations, coffee trade, teaching, food and agriculture, indigenous relations, culture and music industry. And pursue any job that requires critical thinking, good research and writing skills, as well as leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Research and write your project of interest in either English or in Spanish.
  • Obtain significant training and experience in teaching recognized with a teaching certificate.

Complete the program in 3 semesters.

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