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. All students are required to take one course in each of the sub-disciplines.
    • Option I: Minimum 30 credit hours, including 6-10 required thesis credits and an additional 8 credits of graduate only courses. Recommended for greater career and graduate program opportunities.
    • Option II: 36 credit hours with a major, including at least 12 credits of graduate only courses. Minor required, at least 9 credits. No thesis.
    • Option III: 36 credit hours with a major, no minor, no thesis. Must have at least 18 credits of graduate only courses.
    • 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: Minimum 30 credit hours, including 6-10 required thesis credits and an additional 8 credits of graduate only courses. Recommended for greater career and graduate program opportunities.
    • Option II: 36 credit hours with a major, including at least 12 credits of graduate only courses. Minor required, at least 9 credits. No thesis.
    • Option III: 36 credit hours with a major, no minor, no thesis. Must have at least 18 credits of graduate only courses. Publishable paper required.
    • 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