24 months
1246 USD/credit 22428 USD/year
1246 USD/credit 22428 USD/year
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Medical Anthropology from Southern Methodist University provides you with training in the basic principles and methods of cultural and medical anthropology, as well as cultural sensitivity important for employment in health-related fields.


Medical Anthropology from Southern Methodist University aims to increase your knowledge, skill, and readiness for involvement with the programs and problems of agencies, hospitals, clinics, medical organizations, and health delivery programs at home and abroad where applied anthropologists can make positive contributions. 


The Master of Arts in Medical Anthropology is designed to prepare graduate students for professional employment and to meet the growing need for personnel with a cross-cultural perspective in health fields. You may come to this program from an undergraduate major in the social and behavioral sciences (including, but not limited to, anthropology), or from some health field such as nursing, public health, counseling, or medicine.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Osteology: Biology Of The Human Skeleton
  • History Of Anthropology
  • Research Methods In Ethnology
  • Proseminar On Ethics In Archaeology
  • Field Methods In Archaeology
  • Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples, And Nation States

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Transcripts
  • English Language Proficiency: TOEFL or IELTS

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22428 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1246 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    22428 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1246 USD per credit during 24 months.


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