University at Albany


Latin American and Caribbean Studies

(Application code: 015195)

UAlbany Graduate Admissions

The Department also offers a twelve credit Graduate Cerfiticate Program in Latin American and Caribbean Latino Studies. The Certificate Program requires the successful completion of twelve credits in four required courses:                                         

  • ALcs 502 and 503 Latin American Cultures and Societies I, II (6 credits);
  • ALcs 504 Seminar: Latin America (3 credits); or
  • ALcs 505 Seminar: The Caribbean (3 credits); or
  • ALcs 508 Seminar: U.S. Latinos (3 credits).

Students may apply directly for admissions to the Certificate Program. The Certificate will complement degree work for students in any of the Social Sciences or Humanities disciplines, Business, Criminal Justice, Education, Public Affairs and Policy, and Social Welfare, or who have research, service and/or teaching interests in Latin America and/or the Caribbean.

Regulations and Requiremens Governing a Graduate Certificate (Graduate Bulletin)