Latin American studies is an interdisciplinary major designed to cover a broad historical, economic, social, political, cultural, linguistic, and geographic background of the region. Because Latin American studies offers linguistic training and in-depth knowledge of the area, a wide variety of career opportunities are available. Many Latin American studies majors find employment with the government, international banking and business, and non-governmental organizations that do business in Latin America.  Some Latin American studies majors pursue advanced degrees in a variety of disciplines including business, law, and liberal arts.  The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to Latin American studies majors. Some will require additional education. Links with description for some occupations are available at our website.

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