University of South Florida

College of Arts and Sciences

Applied Anthropology


Moffitt Cancer Center


Tampa, FL 33620

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. - Applied Anthropology; (additional MA and PhD tracks in Archaeology are planned), M.A. - Public Archaeology; M.A. - Applied Anthropology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

USF was the first university in the United States to offer graduate programs in applied anthropology. The Anthropology Department now has 17 full-time faculty members. There are 3 archaeologists at the Tampa campus, 2 more at the Sarasota campus, plus several other faculty with ties to archaeology in other departments (e.g. History, Classics, Geography, Geology). The principal research interests of the Tampa archaeology faculty are the Southeastern United States (historic and prehistoric), Mediterranean/European prehistory, and archaeological science. Graduate assistantships available. Fieldschools offered every summer.

Application Deadlines are as follows: Fall: January 15;Spring: No Spring Admissions; and Summer: No Summer Admissions


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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