Dual Degree Programs


Our dual degree programs offer an excellent combination of professional training and intensive education in the politics, history, and culture of Latin America.

Dual Degree Admissions

If you wish to apply to one of the dual MA degree programs, you will need to submit two applications to the Graduate College – one for each program to which you are applying.

Dual Degree Options


Gain the intellectual foundation in regional studies, language, and advanced research techniques that will prepare you to conduct academic or journalism fieldwork from Mexico and Latin America to Brazil and the Caribbean.

Learn more about the M.A. LAS/Journalism Dual Degree


Earn your M.A. Latin American Studies (M.A.) and a J.D. in Law (J.D.) in four years. This is an ideal option for students interested in going into immigration or human rights law.

Learn more about our Dual M.A./J.D. Program

Public Administration

Earn both a Masters in Public Administration and an M.A. Latin American Studies. This is an ideal option for students wishing to go into non-profit or public sector work with a focus on Latin America.

Learn more about the MA./MPA Dual Degree

Public Health

Our dual degree program with the College of Public Heath allows you to earn a Master of Public Health and a Master of Arts degree in Latin American Studies at the same time. This is ideal option for any student wishing to go into the public health field, but with a focus on Latin America.

Learn more about the M.A./MPH Dual Degree