Department of Anthropology

Graduate Programs

MA in Anthropology

It is the mission of the graduate program in Anthropology is to provide our students opportunities for advanced study of theory, methodologies and professional applications in the four subfields of the discipline: archaeology, cultural, museum studies, and physical anthropology. The program recognizes its task to prepare students for future research, scholarship, and practice in professional careers, to make creative contributions to anthropology and related fields, and to imbue in its students a sense of social responsibility to cultures and societies.

MA Program Requirements(opens in new window)

The Graduate Student Handbook, revised in 2019, is meant to serve as a guide for the MA in Anthropology.

Graduate Student Handbook (PDF)

Graduate Admissions

The Department of Anthropology accepts applicants for graduate study for the Fall semester only. Completed applications are due January 10th.

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Contact Graduate Coordinator Dr. Colleen Milligan to schedule an appointment.