Academics

Recognized as a leader in advanced training in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, LACC's academic programs attract students and scholars from around the world. With Miami as a backdrop, students study Latin America and the Caribbean with access more than 200 distinguished faculty from a variety of disciplines.

LACC's students benefit from the opportunity to engage in stimulating and relevant dialogue with leading scholars, policy-makers, journalists, artists, and visiting dignitaries. Miami’s 1000+ multinational companies, governmental agencies, non-profits, and foreign entities offer students unmatched internship and career opportunities related to Latin America and the Caribbean in the both the public and private sectors.

Students learn to think critically and creatively about major issues facing the hemisphere, including inter-American relations, energy and environment, migration, human security and development while exploring the history, language, culture and art of one of the most vibrant and dynamic regions of the world.

LACC's undergraduate and graduate programs prepares students for doctoral studies or careers in government, non-profit sector, academia, media, the arts, and private sector. LACC offers a Bachelor of Arts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Master of Arts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Undergraduate and Graduate Certificates, and various study abroad opportunities.