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Archaeological Resource Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #201 (ARWU) Athens, GA, United States
The MS in archaeology resource management (ARM) degree is a professional degree offered through a unique interdisciplinary, non-thesis program whose goal is to provide students with advanced training in the scientific, technical, legal, philosophical, financial, and practical basis of archaeological work


This degree is suitable for individuals with undergraduate training in archaeology, or with equivalent experience in other subjects, seeking to enhance or complement their existing skills and knowledge. Relevant academic areas for coursework within the university are found in the Departments of Anthropology, Geography, Geology, and the Historic Preservation program in the School of Environmental Design. This is a terminal degree designed to enhance the credentials of individuals who anticipate careers in resource management. Requirements for the MS degree include appropriate progress through the program, satisfactory grades, and completion of a supervised research project resulting in a publishable-quality, professional report. Admission is limited to six-eight students per year.

The programme

Students are admitted and begin the MS program only during Fall Semester. No new admissions are permitted in the Spring Semester.

Although prospective students may complete the application process at any time, those who do so before January 1 are more likely to be accepted due to limited number of students admitted each year.


Officially accredited/recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of Georgia (UGA) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Archaeology of the Pacific Islanders
  • The History of Archaeology: Discovering the Past
  • Cultural Landscapes and Environmental Change
  • Post-Roman Archaeology of Britain: Arthur and the Anglo Saxons
  • Introduction to Environmental Archaeology
  • The Archaeology of South East Asia
  • Britons and Romans: The Archaeology of the Western Roman Empire
  • Animals, Plants & People

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

  • Application for admission
  • Application-processing fee
  • Transcripts
  • Entrance test scores
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Certification of finances forms (international applicants)
  • Any supplemental material required by the department

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24692 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24692 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    24692 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24692 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    8704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8704 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 720 - 1170 USD/month
    Living Costs

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