Anthropology Department

Graduate Programs

MA in Anthropology

The Master of Arts in Anthropology provides students with a broad perspective on human biological and cultural development. This is achieved through course work in human biology and evolution, archaeology and prehistory, linguistics, folklore, and contemporary peoples in Western and non-Western cultures. Emphasis is placed on the acquisition of practical methodologies and analytical skills unique to the discipline.

MA Program Requirements(opens in new window)

The Graduate Student Handbook, revised in 2022, is meant to serve as a guide for the MA in Anthropology.

Graduate Student Handbook (PDF)

Graduate Admissions

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

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Please direct any questions to Anthropology Graduate Coordinator.