The Chicana and Latina Studies program of Loyola Marymount University is committed to engage students in a transformative education that promotes a critical understanding of the complex and intersecting systems of power and privilege that have historically shaped Chicana/o and Latina/o communities in the US.
We foster a socially and intellectually engaged environment that prepares students as leaders in a society that is increasingly diverse, and which requires expertise bout racial, ethnic, gender, sexuality, political, and social differences.
Why Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies?
You gain a broad education. Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies at LMU includes several fields: Literature and Cultural Studies, History, Political Science, Education, Comparative Ethnic Studies, and Media Studies. The skills you acquire provide the flexibility to work in almost any field.
You gain a competitive edge. In today’s global economy, you need a broader awareness of the world and expertise in questions of diversity. Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies provides you with a competitive edge, preparing you for meaningful and critical interactions with diverse populations--both locally and globally.
You learn about yourself and your community. An interdisciplinary academic focus encourages you to dig deeper, to challenge your understanding of people, cultures, places and events and uncover new information. We encourage self-reflection, and support life-long education and foster commitment to working for social justice, not just talking about it.
Is This Major Right For You?
You might be a Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies major if you:
- Appreciate multiculturalism and diversity
- Are interested in government or politics
- Enjoy studying literature, art, and popular culture
- Enjoy both service and research
- Seek social change
About Our Faculty
Our faculty members are experts in fields such as literature, media, political science, and history, and they focus on the intersection of race, gender, sexuality, and class. They teach courses that take students to Sacramento and to Mexico City, as well as into local classrooms, as well as direct LMU’s Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles. Our faculty are enthusiastic teachers, active researchers, and published scholars who are often called upon to provide expert analysis and commentary on current events.
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- Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies
- Interdisciplinary and Intersectional Methods
- Chicana/o-Latina/o Literature
- Chicana/o History
- Race Relations
- Politics of Immigration
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies View 1882 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Common Application and LMU Supplement
- International students are not required to submit the SAT or ACT to complete their application to LMU
- Provide Proof of English Proficiency
- Submit Transcripts
- Submit a letter of recommendation with your application
International52553 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 52553 USD per year during 48 months.
National52553 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 52553 USD per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Los Angeles
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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