The Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at Georgetown University's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service is one of the world's leading teaching and research centers on the politics, economics and social processes of Latin America and the Caribbean. CLAS students can concentrate in:

  • Government
  • Political Economy
  • History
  • Conflict Resolution and Human rights
  • Development
  • Literature and Cultural Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Security Studies

The program combines a rigorous academic training in these disciplines with a multidisciplinary curriculum of core courses that focus on the history, political economy, culture and politics of Latin America and the Caribbean. As part of the School of Foreign Service, the MA in Latin American Studies is designed to train future professionals, leaders, activists and original thinkers in the public, private, non-profit, and policymaking worlds. 

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MA program
Joint degree program
Certificate Programs