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Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American Studies is an interdisciplinary field of study focused on the culture, politics, and history of Hispanic-Americans, Mexican-Americans, and Puerto Ricans.  Colleges and universities around the country created Hispanic-American and Mexican-American Study programs as a result of the rich history American shares with Latin America and Mexico.  Intensive Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American Studies are performed in the following meta-domains: history, politics, literature, religion, humanities, social sciences, sociology, psychology, athletics, and art.

Career Summary

MEDIAN SALARY

$73,750

PERCENT ABOVE NATIONAL
INCOME AVERAGE

49.74%

TOTAL SECTOR EMPLOYMENT

28,720

Degree Median Salary vs Adjacent Degree Types

Source: BLS, US Census, and IPEDS

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