The Human Biology program at the University of Indianapolis is one of only a few of its kind in the United States, combining elements of forensic science and biological anthropology to prepare you to work in forensic laboratories, death investigation, anatomy instruction or biomedical research and allowing you to hone your skills in the classroom and out in the field.
As a part of our program, you will receive training to assist in fieldwork and laboratory analyses through our Human Identification Center, conduct hands-on research and obtain valuable teaching experience. With this solid foundation, you can transition directly into the workforce or move on to doctoral work in anthropology or anatomy.
- Individualized attention, extracurricular instruction outside of the classroom, and hands-on learning
- Opportunity to work in any of the following specialized labs: Human Identification Center (Processing Lab, Osteology Lab, and Forensic DNA Lab), Human Gross Anatomy Lab, and Anatomy & Physiology Learning Center
- Professional training opportunities
- Conduct independent research and present at scientific conferences
Areas of specialization:
- Anatomy and physiology
- Human evolution
- Human variation and adaptation
- Forensic anthropology
- Forensic DNA
- Forensic field recovery techniques
- Skeletal biology/human osteology
- Taphonomy and trauma analysis
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Most of our graduate students come with bachelor's degrees in anthropology, biology, or a closely related field. Regardless of field, students must demonstrate a strong foundation in anthropology and the sciences.
- Preferred: A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 grade scale.
- Preferred: A minimum combined score of 300 on the verbal and quantitative sections of the GRE and a score of 4.0 or better on the writing section.
- A personal statement
- A list of all relevant coursework, with grades received
- A current resume or curriculum vitae (CV)
- Three recommendation letters, submitted by your letter writers via the online application management system
- Official transcripts, showing any and all undergraduate and graduate coursework
- Official GRE scores, submitted by the testing agencies
- $30 application fee
International20016 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 556 USD per credit during 12 months.
National20016 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 556 USD per credit during 12 months.
Living costs for Indianapolis
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.