Master of Arts in Latin American Studies

The University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies invites applications from highly motivated students for the Master of Arts in Latin American Studies degree program (MALAS).

Master of Arts in Latin American Studies

Center for Latin American Studies

The UF Center for Latin American Studies is one of the top-ranked and oldest centers in the world, renowned for its richness and breadth of intellectual life sustained through dialogue among diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and identities. 

Center faculty lead interdisciplinary research and graduate training programs on 13 specializations.


MALAS Program

Consisting of 30 credit hours, the MALAS program allows students to design an individualized, interdisciplinary plan of study that draws on the social and natural sciences, the humanities, and the professional schools. 

The program connects students with the innovative research and teaching of more than 190 affiliate and Center-based faculty members across the University of Florida.

View the program information sheet!


Apply to the Program

Eligibility requirements and detailed application instructions can be viewed here.

All applicants applying for fall admission are considered for Graduate Assistantships. Additional funding information is available for review on the Center's page.

For additional information, please contact the Assistant Director for Academic Affairs, Clate Korsant, or the Academic Assistant III Po Echeguren. You may also submit a Prospective Student Form.