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Anthropology

The New School

24 months
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2260 USD/credit 33900 USD/year
2260 USD/credit 33900 USD/year
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About

The MA in Anthropology from The New School is a 30 credit program combining the theoretical and methodological foundations of social and cultural anthropology with an emphasis on the critical exploration of how ethnographic sensibilities matter in the world today.

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Overview

The MA in Anthropology from The New School  is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of the development of anthropology within the social sciences and introduce them to key concepts and issues that shape contemporary fields of knowledge production.

Career

The MA in Anthropology from The New School  prepares graduates for academic and professional careers in diverse fields, including non-profit organizations, global NGOs, government, museums and cultural institutions, journalism, or further study and research at the doctoral level.

Entering students work with an individual faculty advisor. This advisor, together with the departmental student advisor, introduces them to the curriculum as a whole and helps them to balance their focus between substantive knowledge and research and writing practices.

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

  • Critical Foundations of Anthropology (core course)
  • Problems in Anthropology (core course)
  • Four Anthropology Electives 
  • Four Additional Graduate Electives

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall: 

  • MA, MS, and Graduate Certificate Applicants:
  • Full Fellowship Deadline: January 7
  • Second Deadline: May 5
  • Final Deadline: August 1

Spring

  • MA, MS, and Graduate Certificate Applicants Only:
  • Priority Deadline: November 1; rolling after that date

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our programs welcome applicants from all walks of life, from recent college graduates to graduate students, working professionals to career changers. We engage in a holistic review of each application.
  • GRE and GMAT test scores are not required for any of our graduate or doctoral programs.
  • Submit Required Essays
  • Submit Your Résumé or CV
  • Submit Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Submit Official Transcripts
  • Our Mailing Address
  • Submit an Academic Writing Sample

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2260 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    33900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2260 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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