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Mexican American Studies Program

Mexican American Studies

Mexican American Studies

4th Annual Cultural Afromestizaje Symposium and Concert

Mexican American Studies

Mexican American Studies

4th Annual Cultural Afromestizaje Symposium and Concert

Mexican American Studies

Mexican American Studies

MAS Symposium: Decolonial Epistemologies

Mexican American Studies

Mexican American Studies

Faculty and students researching and planning

Prospective Job Opportunities

(Some may require certification and/or experience, or continuing to higher education)



Museum Specialist

Housing Development Specialist


Research Assistant

Client Services and Consulting

Labor Relations Specialist

Travel Agent


Human Relations Director

Market Analyst

Collections Manager

News Analyst

Historical Materials Consultant

Museum Director

Urban Planner

Manuscripts Curator



Manager of Exhibitions and Collections

Housing Grant Analyst


Archival Records Clerk

Market Research Consultant


Neighborhood Planner



Government Administrator

Hospitality Director

Political Scientist





Historical Prevention Specialist

Potential Employers


Affirmative Action Offices

Industry Civil Rights Agencies

Hospital Educational Institutions

Government Agencies

Historical Associations/Societies

Hotel Chains

Labor Unions

Law Firms




Personnel Departments

Publishing Houses

Social Services Agencies

Travel Agencies

Television Stations

Youth Organizations


Acquired Skills, Abilities and Typical Work Activities


Thinking, Planning and Organizational Skills

Information-Gathering and Communication Skills

Teamwork and Management Skills

Problem solving skills

Know a foreign language

Leadership skills

Interpersonal skills

Be a good listener

Have an open mind

Creative ability

Ability to speak in public

Team building skills

Interest and ability to perform research

Have written and verbal communication skills


Analytical skills



A nationally recognized program, UTSA's Mexican American Studies prepares students to enter professional and graduate schools. Many MAS graduates have pursued doctoral, jurisprudence, and professional degrees in prestigious programs and institutions across the U.S., including:

  • University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology doctoral program
  • The University of Washington, Seattle, American Studies program
  • City University of New York, Public Interest Law
  • The University of Chicago, History
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, History and Sociology
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio, Culture, Literacy, and Language
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio, Latina/o Literature
  • University of California, Berkeley, Ethnic Studies
  • The University of Texas at Austin, Public Policy and Latin American Studies
  • Ohio University of Law
  • Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston
  • University of San Francisco, Higher Education Administration, and
  • Stanford University, Modern Thought