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UTEP’s location on the U.S.-Mexico border offers a unique vantage point in the study of the country’s Hispanic populations. Chicano Studies majors participate in academic research, travel and professional internship programs in the U.S., Mexico and Cuba with institutions such as the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York.
Students learn by assisting lawyers, participating in community development initiatives and working in agencies
UTEP works with the Inter-University Program for Latino Research to help students access graduate programs
Students can pursue the degree at their own pace through a 100% online option – the only one in Texas
Irma Montelongo, Ph.D., is the online program coordinator for Chicano Studies. She is a three-time UTEP graduate with a doctorate in borderland studies, and has been recognized as an outstanding teacher by The University of Texas System Board of Regents.
Chicano Studies graduates can pursue careers in community development programs, teaching, law enforcement or binational entities. They also will be prepared to start graduate programs in the humanities, social sciences, law and public policy.
UTEP offers grants and scholarships that may cover your entire tuition.
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