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The Accelerated M.A. program enables qualified KU students to earn both a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree in Latin American and Caribbean Studies in 5 years. 12 hours of 500-level or above coursework in the major completed in Year 4 (senior year) are may count for both the B.A. and the M.A. The M.A is completed in Year 5. 

The M.A. may be pursued as a terminal degree or as preparation for doctoral studies at KU or elsewhere. 

Sample Academic Plan for Accelerated MA

For graduate-level course selection advising and questions regarding the application process, contact:

Desirée Neyens

Graduate Academic Advisor


To request more information about the Accelerated M.A. program, click one of the links below to complete an inquiry form:

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