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Graduate Admission Office
400 Cedar Avenue
West Long Branch, NJ 07764
The skills of an anthropologist are becoming more valued in an evolving economy, with the job market for successful graduates expected to grow 15% between now and 2016.* MA students have the ability to focus their studies on either archaeology or socio-cultural anthropology. This can lead students to further graduate education in anthropology or to pursue a multitude of career paths.
The MA in Anthropology focuses on providing incoming students with the training and conceptual skills necessary to pursue careers in cultural anthropology, archaeology, cultural resource management, social policy, teaching, community engagement, and geographic information systems (GIS).
· The archaeology of the Americas, especially the historical archaeology of eastern North America
· The cultural anthropology of the Americas, including ethnographic fieldwork in Latin America
· Geographic Information Systems
· Ameliorating, rural poverty, social change, war and violence, patronage politics and the interpretation of landscapes
· Offers students unique opportunities to conduct ethnographic fieldwork and/or actively participate in archaeological excavation
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Midsize Suburb
Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999