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LAAS Career & Graduate Opportunities

In a world becoming more connected daily, Latin American Area Studies opens doors to many influential and rewarding public and private sector career paths, such as:

  • Human rights
  • Cultural studies
  • Government
  • NGOs
  • Policymaking
  • International aid and service organizations

Moreover, with increased demand for Spanish-speaking professionals in sectors like healthcare, law, and others, an LAAS degree can provide entry to a career in a variety of fields. Graduates of the LAAS program have continued on to employment in many occupations, including:

  • Accounting
  • Counseling
  • Community health
  • County government
  • Early childhood education
  • Human services
  • Farming
  • Human resources
  • Human services
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Law enforcement
  • Nursing
  • Social services administration
  • Social work
  • Teaching

LAAS alumni have also pursued advanced study at many prestigious graduate programs in Latin American Area Studies, and other disciplines as well:

  • Bilingual methodology
  • Business
  • English
  • History
  • International affairs
  • International relations
  • Journalism
  • Latin American Area Studies
  • Latin American literature
  • Law
  • Master of business administration
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Public affairs
  • Religious studies