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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)

Archivist

Museum Specialist

Housing Development Specialist

Demographer

Research Assistant

Client Services and Consulting

Labor Relations Specialist

Travel Agent

Biographer

Human Relations Director

Market Analyst

Collections Manager

News Analyst

Historical Materials Consultant

Museum Director

Urban Planner

Manuscripts Curator

Counselor

Curator

Manager of Exhibitions and Collections

Housing Grant Analyst

Librarian

Archival Records Clerk

Market Research Consultant

Genealogist

Neighborhood Planner

Attorney

Economist

Government Administrator

Hospitality Director

Political Scientist

Journalist

Lecturer

Teacher

Writer

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

Libraries

Museums

Newspapers

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