12 months
11880 USD/year
11880 USD/year
3444 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Arts in Anthropology program of The University of Montana has four options: general anthropology, cultural heritage, linguistic anthropology, and forensic anthropology.


The Degree Program

Successful completion of the Arts in Anthropology  program of The University of Montana requires coursework, successful completion of a comprehensive evaluation, and significant original scholarly work. The anthropology faculty expects that students will complete the requirements for the M.A. degree in two years.

There are four ways to complete the requirements for the M.A. degree in Anthropology: the general option, the cultural heritage option, the forensic anthropology option, and the linguistic anthropology option. Each of these options offers a different emphasis, which is reflected in the seminars, elective classes, and scholarly work that is required. Students will graduate with the general option unless they complete the specific requirements of one of the other options.

Programme Structure

Courses in the field of:

  • General Anthropology
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Linguistic Anthropology or
  • Forensic Anthropology.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelors of Arts or Sciences degree
  • A grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 for the M.A. degree program
  • Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) scores and/or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores 
  • Positive letters of recommendation
  • A statement of purpose that indicates professional goals compatible with the research specialties of the faculty.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5940 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    11880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5940 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    3444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1722 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Missoula

1000 - 2071 USD /month
Living costs

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


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