Professional Practice of Anthropology

University of Miami

12 months
2100 USD/credit
2100 USD/credit
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Considering a career as a professional anthropologist?  The University of Miami offers a dynamic Professional Practice of Anthropology program which enables you to develop the skill set necessary to succeed in the competitive job market and serves as sound foundation for advanced academic careers. 


We have built on our excellent undergraduate program to create a graduate program which is flexible, transdiciplinary, engaging, and innovative.  We offer three primary specializations which incorporate coursework across disciplines within the University. Our faculty are student-oriented teachers and research professionals who will equip you to realize your goals.  

Internship and fieldwork opportunities are integral to our approach. We welcome full-time and part-time students beginning their careers, as well as students who wish to recharge their careers with state-of-the-discipline knowledge in our areas of expertise.  


It is the goal of this Professional Practice of Anthropology program at University of Miami and our department to produce professional Anthropologists with the highest caliber skill set and tools for critical thinking, problem solving, and written and oral communication skills for persons in the discipline and with nonspecialists in other settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Seminar in Archaeology, Theory and Practice
  • Advanced Seminar in Cultural Anthropology
  • Advanced Seminar in Biological Anthropology
  • Advanced Seminar in Linguistic Anthropology
  • Advanced Medical Anthropology
  • Teaching Anthropology
  • Graduate Internship: Professional Practice of Anthropology
  • Master's Degree Thesis Preparation and Writing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


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.
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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution;
  • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0;
  • GRE minimum score of 950 (tests prior to August 1st, 2011) or a score of 294 on tests after that date;
  • Expository writing sample demonstrating English competency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2100 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2100 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2100 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2100 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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Professional Practice of Anthropology
University of Miami