United States 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.
- Eugene, OREugene, OR
University of Oregon
Three advanced degrees are offered in anthropology: the master of arts (M.A.), the master of science (M.S.), and the doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.). These degrees entail work in the following sub fields: archaeology, cultural anthropology, anthropological...
- Pittsburgh, PAPittsburgh, PA
University of Pittsburgh
Master's and Ph.D. degree program offers in four major divisions of anthropology: cultural anthropology, anthropological linguistics, archaeology, and physical anthropology.
- Chicago, ILChicago, IL
University of Illinois at Chicago
- Los Angeles, CALos Angeles, CA
University of Southern California
The Department of Anthropology, in cooperation with the School of Cinema-Television, offers a graduate program leading to the Master of Arts degree in Visual Anthropology. Based on supervised field work in social anthropology, the program's goal is to g...
- Albany, NYAlbany, NY
University At Albany (S.U.N.Y.)
Biological, Socio-Cultural, Archaeology, Linguistics...
- Atlanta, GAAtlanta, GA
Ph.D. program only...
- Syracuse, NYSyracuse, NY
- Durham, NCDurham, NC
Our multi-disciplinary cultural anthropology graduate program at Duke aims to provide students with a thorough grounding in both current theoretical debates and methods of cultural research. Our faculty are asking how the culture concept can be rethough...
- Lincoln, NELincoln, NE
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
The Department of Anthropology and Geography offers a graduate program in anthropology especially suited for students with research interests in historical archaeology, evolutionary approaches to human behavior, applied/development anthropology, and Ind...
- Philadelphia, PAPhiladelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania
- College Station, TXCollege Station, TX
Texas A&M University
Graduate study in anthropology includes programs in environmental archaeology, nautical archaeology, cultural resources management, bioanthropology, nutrition, economic anthropology, folklore, and human behavioral ecology.
- Baltimore, MDBaltimore, MD
Johns Hopkins University
- New York City, NYNew York City, NY
New York University
The department is committed to comparative research that seeks theories that allow for the enormous diversity in human life. Our program of study includes a holistic approach to the study of humans and seeks to expose students to all four of the trad...
- Urbana, ILUrbana, IL
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
- New York City, NYNew York City, NY
New School, The
The Anthropology graduate curriculum combines core courses in the theoretical and methodological foundations of social and cultural anthropology with an emphasis on the critical exploration of how ethnographic sensibilities matter in the world today.
- East Lansing, MIEast Lansing, MI
Michigan State University
M.A. or Ph.D. with specialization in social and cultural anthropology, archaeology, or physical anthropology.
- Tempe, AZTempe, AZ
Arizona State University
- 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...
- Irvine, CAIrvine, CA
University of California, Irvine
PPhD program is offered through the Department of Cognitive Sciences. A separate PhD program in psychology and social behavior is offered through the...
- Dallas, TXDallas, TX
Southern Methodist University
Our programs are designed to produce scholars û creative, energetic, articulate, and literate scholars. We endeavor to produce anthropologists whose research is sufficiently innovative to attract the notice of their peers, who will seek and receive rese...
- Stony Brook, NYStony Brook, NY
Stony Brook University (S.U.N.Y.)
- La Jolla, CALa Jolla, CA
University of California - San Diego
The Department of Anthropology offers graduate training in social, cultural, and psychological anthropology, as well as archaeol...