Washington State University

Cultural Anthropology, Archaeology, Evolutionary Anthropology


The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Murrow East 226

Pullman, WA 99164

United States


1-509- 335-1446

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Cultural Anthropology, Archaeology, Evolutionary Anthropology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Anthropology offers courses of study leading to the degrees of Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology with concentrations in Archaeology, Cultural Anthropology and Evolutionary Anthropology. The nationally recognized faculty has special strengths in the archaeology of Western North America, the ethnography of contemporary small-scale societies and evolutionary applications to biological anthropology, social anthropology and archaeology. Course work and practical experience familiarize students with human evolution and racial variation, prehistoric development of culture, paleoenvironments, lithic analysis, linguistics, and cultural systems in contemporary Western and nonwestern societies. Our graduates find work in museums, universities, international business, cultural resource management, and a wide variety of related careers.


Northwest Association of Schools and of Colleges and Universities, Commission on Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. To determine eligiblity for federal student aid, students should begin by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Federal School Code: 003800

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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