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Mexican American Studies (MAS)

The Department of Mexican American Studies (MAS) at the University of Arizona offers interdisciplinary degree programs designed to study, recover and disseminate knowledge of the history, culture, and intellectual legacy of Chicanx, Mexican, Indigenous, and Latinx peoples in the United States and across the Américas.

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We consider social change imperative for the empowerment of populations who are disproportionately impacted by legacies of colonialism, racism, patriarchy, and their contemporary manifestations.

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Undergraduate Programs

Build foundational knowledge on decolonial epistemologies, pedagogies, and scholarship located at the intersections of race, class, gender, and sexuality.

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Graduate Studies

Begin your career in research as you become an expert in the social, cultural, and historical legacies of Chicanx, Mexican, Indigenous, and Latinx peoples across the Américas.

Scholarships & Funding

Discover undergraduate scholarships and graduate funding opportunities available to MAS students.

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Our department is currently accepting applications for our graduate studies programs for the 2024-2025 Academic Year. 

Master's Program: ROLLING DEADLINE
Doctoral Program: OPEN Applications due on January 15th


Binational Migration Institute (BMI)

BMI aims to foster binational collaboration to produce and share social science research on the consequences of immigration policies and border enforcement practices.

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