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Master of Arts in Anthropology

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M.A. Degree Requirements

The M.A. program is a general curriculum for students who wish to enter the Ph.D. program in anthropology or who plan to pursue graduate studies only to the M.A. level. Formal requirements for the M.A. include

  1. Completion of 30 credit hours of graduate work in anthropology and related disciplines, including 3 of the following courses: ANTH 701, ANTH 702, ANTH 703, ANTH 704, and ANTH 706;
  2. Completion of the subdiscipline requirements;
  3. Completion of the M.A. thesis or equivalent; and
  4. Passing the final M.A. examination.

Handbook for Graduate Students

Detailed information, application deadlines, and general information may be found in The Graduate Program in Anthropology, available on request from the department (PDF).

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