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Anthropology - Cultural Heritage Option

The University of Montana

M.A.
12 months
Duration
15254 USD/year
15254 USD/year
4452 USD/year
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About

The Anthropology - Cultural Heritage Option program of The University of Montana is a way to earn the MA degree in anthropology while focusing on methods and theories related to preserving the culture, heritage, and diversity of all peoples.

Overview

It is designed to produce professionals in the many areas of culture heritage preservation who are firmly grounded in the fundamentals of anthropology.

This is a broad option, which can accommodate students with interests in a variety of areas, including:

  • Cultural Resource Management, Historic Preservation, Prehistoric Archaeology, and similar archaeologically focused studies
  • Ethnohistory, Tribal Recognition, Culture Preservation, Language Retention, and similar ethnographically focused studies
  • Museology, Educational Anthropology, Public Archaeology, and similar areas that focus on interpreting cultures for the general public

The curriculum of the Anthropology - Cultural Heritage Option program of The University of Montana is chosen in consultation with an appropriate faculty advisor, who will help guide the student toward appropriate classes for fulfilling their goals. Since this option is designed to train professionals, the focus is on practical professional experiences, which may include an internship with an appropriate company or agency. Out of which will emerge a professional paper, exhibit, portfolio, or other original creative work that is used to satisfy the MA degree requirements. Students who satisfactorily complete one of the following sets of requirements (plans) will earn the Master of Arts degree in Anthropology with the Cultural Heritage option.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cont Anthro Thought
  • Research Design & Proposal Preparation
  • Cultural Heritage Policy & Practice
  • History of Anthropology
  • Anthropological Data Analysis
  • Public Anthropology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelors of Arts or Sciences degree
  • A grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 for the M.A. degree program
  • Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) scores and/or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores 
  • Positive letters of recommendation
  • A statement of purpose that indicates professional goals compatible with the research specialties of the faculty.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15254 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15254 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15254 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15254 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    4452 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4452 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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