Doctorate in Anthropology Degrees & Programs
What Can You Do With a PhD Anthropology?
Anthropology Ph.D. programs teach students how to conduct academic research. PhD Anthropology students research modern and historical humans to make sense of the species rich history and culture, and learn lessons that might be applicable in the future.
Students in a Ph.D. program are likely to be expected to participate in original research projects and produce a thesis or dissertation. Students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in anthropology can choose from a wide array of specializations and programs.
- San Francisco, CASan Francisco, CA
California Institute of Integral Studies
Anthropology and Social Change is a small, innovative graduate department with a particular focus on activist scholarship, militant research, and social change.
- Binghamton, NYBinghamton, NY
Binghamton University (S.U.N.Y.)
The Department of Anthropology offers Master of Arts (MA) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree programs in anthropology, as well as a Master of Science (MS) degree program in biomedical anthropology.
- London, United KingdomLondon, United Kingdom
London School of Economics and Political Science
Our postgraduate research programme, which is central to the life of the Department, is built around long term participant obser...
- Canberra, AustraliaCanberra, Australia
Australian National University, The
- Philadelphia, PAPhiladelphia, PA
The graduate program in Anthropology represents a broad array of theoretical, geographical, and cultural interests of a faculty distributed over the f...
- Durham, KSDurham, KS
Duke University Medical Center
Duke's Departments of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy is internationally recognized as a leading center for research in the evolution of the anato...
- Gainesville, FLGainesville, FL
The University of Florida
The Anthropology graduate program at the University of Florida is designed to accommodate two types of students: those who wish to ground themselves in the traditional four fields of American Anthropology (Biological Anthropology, Archeology, Cultural A...
- Gainesville, FL
- Chicago, ILChicago, IL
University of Chicago
The Department of Anthropology offers doctoral programs in sociocultural and linguistic anthropology and in archaeology.
- Salt Lake City, UTSalt Lake City, UT
University of Utah
Students may enter one of the four tracks indicated in "research areas." The department has special expertise in genetics, behavioral ecology, demography, and evolutionary approaches to human behavior. There is also a joint Master's program in Anthropol...
- Boston, MABoston, MA
- Quebec, QCQuebec, QC
- Knoxville, TNKnoxville, TN
University of Tennessee
Our Department of Anthropology at The University of Tennessee Knoxville offers three main areas of concentration: Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, and Cultural Anthropology.
- West Lafayette, INWest Lafayette, IN
With a diversified faculty, the Purdue graduate program offers training in all four subfields of anthropology. Faculty specializations include the anthropology of the environment and conservation, identity, religion, semiotics, Women’s studies, gender a...
- Chalco De Diaz Covarrubias, MexicoChalco De Diaz Covarrubias, Mexico
- Vancouver, BCVancouver, BC
University of British Columbia
The M.A. is based upon a combination of coursework, research, and a thesis. Most students earn their degree within two years of starting the program; it is possible for a well-organized person to complete degree requirements during the first 12 to 18 mo...
- Vancouver, BC
- Columbus, OHColumbus, OH
Ohio State University
- Maynooth, IrelandMaynooth, Ireland
National University of Ireland, Maynooth
- Halifax, NSHalifax, NS
Anthropology is composed of four subfields, social/cultural, archaeological, biological, and linguistic. The strength of our programme is the concentration upon Social Anthropology, the area most complementary to Sociology. Social Anthropology, with its...
- Perth, AustraliaPerth, Australia
University of Western Australia
The International Students Office is the contact point forinternational students interested in studying at the University of Western Australia.
- Stanford, CAStanford, CA
- Amsterdam, NetherlandsAmsterdam, Netherlands
University of Amsterdam
There is increasing recognition that socio-economic and cultural factors are prime determinants of health and health care. This is the study field of Medical Anthropology. This international course provides students with insight into ideas and practices...
- London, United KingdomLondon, United Kingdom
University College London
This MA provides a broad based training in social science approaches to the analysis of material and visual media; ranging from art, photography, film and media within visual anthropology; to consumption, museum anthropology and cultural heritage, lands...
- London, United Kingdom
- Vancouver, WAVancouver, WA
Washington State University
Anthropology is the holistic study of humankind. Anthropologists are interested in understanding the diverse cultures of the world, the prehistory of these cultures, the relationships between biology and culture, and the impact of language on our pe...
- Pullman, WA
- New Brunswick, NJNew Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University of New Jersey