- The MA program features courses in the sub-disciplines of cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, and archaeology.
- Specializations: environmental studies, ethnic studies, Great Plains studies, professional archaeology, and women's and gender studies
- Admission Requirements: Equivalent coursework to Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Introduction to Biological Anthropology, and Introduction to Archaeology
- Program requirements: Students must take one course from each of the sub-disciplines to complete their degree.
- Archaeology: ANTH 831, 832*
- Biological: ANTH 842, 844, 862
- Cultural: ANTH 812, 817, 822, 873, 882, 915
* usually offered in alternate falls
- The Certificate in Digital Humanities involved 3D modeling of historic and pre-historic building, settlements, and artifacts and geo-spatial technologies.
- The Certificate in Forensic Anthropology involves internships and training at the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency. Skeletal identification, artifact analysis, excavation, and other skills relevant to crime scene and forensic investigation are taught.
- The Certificate in Museum Studies is a multidisciplinary collaboration designed to prepare graduates for positions in museums and historical societies.
- The PhD program, the oldest doctoral program west of the Mississippi, gives students a professional education with the personal attention that prepares them for diverse careers. It specializes in Historical Geography and the Great Plains.
- The MA program gives students an appreciation of where they stand in the world and the geospatial skills to compete successfully in the job market. It includes three options and six specialties.
- Specialties: Historical Geography; Great Plains; Urban and Political Geography; Human-Environment Relations; Cultural Geography; Cartography and GIS
- The Certificate in Geographic Information Science provides education, technology training, and problem-solving skills.
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