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Florida Atlantic University

12 months
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20536 USD/year
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7440 USD/year
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The Masters Program in Anthropology at Florida Atlantic University offers the student an in-depth exposure to biological anthropology, cultural anthropology and archaeology, providing a solid training in theory, methods, and analysis.

Overview

The masters program at Florida Atlantic University offers the student the opportunity to put anthropology into practice, to pursue an intellectual quest, and to creatively and critically construct a research program that reflects the student's particular interests. 

Learning outcomes

Students embark on a 30-credit hour course of study that encompasses anthropological theory, seminars in the subfields of anthropology, advanced training in their chosen subfield, topical courses, and quantitative reasoning.  The coursework provides the foundation for the student's independent and original research for a masters thesis, developed under the supervision of department faculty.  Many of our graduate students, based on the skills and knowledge they acquired at Florida Atlantic University, move on to complete their doctoral work at varied institutions.

Graduate students in the Department of Anthropology develop original research projects for their theses.  The masters thesis is a demonstration of the student's facility with synthesizing anthropological theory and methods into a sustained and persuasive examination of a topic important in anthropology.Graduate students in the Department of Anthropology develop original research projects for their theses. The masters thesis is a demonstration of the student's facility with synthesizing anthropological theory and methods into a sustained and persuasive examination of a topic important in anthropology.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Anthropological Theory
  • Archaeology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Advanced Anthropological Research
  • Quantitative Reasoning in Anthropological Research
  • Laboratory Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The applicant must have earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in the last 60 credits taken for the degree.  
  • The applicant must have a competitive GRE score.  
  • The application requires (1) a Statement of Purpose and (2) two letters of recommendation sent directly to the department.  
  • The application must have the approval of the department.  Where there is deficiency in a requirement for admission or some other problem, the applicant may be admitted conditionally as decided by the department.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20536 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 20536 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    20536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20536 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7440 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Boca Raton

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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