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Master's in Applied Anthropology ← Humboldt State University Department of Anthropology


Anthropology is a holistic science dedicated to the study of human cultural and biological diversity and evolution. The Master of Arts in Applied Anthropology at HSU is a rigorous yet flexible degree program focused on building relevant and competitive skills for the application of anthropological perspectives, methods, and theories to a diverse array¬†of¬†careers in today’s academic, non-academic, and increasingly global job market.

This innovative hybrid program begins with an intensive on-campus Summer Institute followed by distance learning core courses to enable freedom in area of residence, employment, internship opportunities, and thesis research. Please see the Program Overview for more information.

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