Anthropology (PhD)

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Program Description

The Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology offers a holistic approach to the study of humans and exposes students to the traditional subdisciplines of anthropology while ensuring that they also receive intensive training in particular problems within one subfield.

The concentrations available to students are: biological, archaeology, and sociocultural and linguistic. We also offer a Dual Degree Program with PhD in Anthropology and Advanced Certificate in Culture and Media. See Certificate Program in Culture and Media for more information.


All applicants to the Graduate School of Arts and Science (GSAS) are required to submit the general application requirements, which include:

See Anthropology for admission requirements and instructions specific to this program.