Graduate students
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Due to GRE access, we are temporarily suspending the requirement that students complete and submit GRE scores as part of their application to our graduate program until further notice.

Anthropology

Degree

  • The MA program features courses in the sub-disciplines of cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, and archaeology; three options; and five specializations.
    • Option I: coursework and a thesis equaling 30 credit hours. Recommended for greater career and graduate program opportunities.
    • Option II: 36 credit hours with a major, one or two minors required, no thesis.
    • Option III: 36 credit hours with a major, no minor, no thesis. Must have 18 credit hours of graduate only coursework.
    • Specializations: environmental studies, ethnic studies, Great Plains studies, professional archaeology, and women's and gender studies

Certificates

All anthropology courses

Geography

Degrees

  • 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.
    • Option I: coursework and a thesis equaling 30 credit hours. Recommended for greater career and graduate program opportunities.
    • Option II: 36 credit hours, no thesis. Minor required.
    • Option III: 36 credit hours with a publishable paper, no thesis. Must have 18 credit hours of graduate only coursework.
    • Specialties: Historical Geography; Great Plains; Urban and Political Geography; Human-Environment Relations; Cultural Geography; Cartography and GIS
  • 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.

Certificate

All geography courses

Current students and alumni