The increasing Latino population in the United States and the importance of the Latin American markets for the U.S. economy create a great opportunity for you in your professional career, whatever that may be.
U.S. companies and corporations are more and more taking the Latino and the Latin American population into account for their marketing plans, their production strategies and their growth projections.
The health and educational systems in the U.S. is addressing the presence of more than thirty million Latinos in the U.S., their health problems and their educational needs.
For all these reasons the country needs professionals who know and understand the Hispanic culture, who have a communicative command of the Spanish language, and who are acquainted with their history, their societal customs and their aspirations. A program in Latin American Studies will address these issues and will prepare you to compete and excel in the new U.S. society and the global community.