M.A. On Campus


Georgia State University

12 months
30216 USD/year
30216 USD/year
9552 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Anthropology BA program offered at Georgia State University provides rigorous training in anthropological theories, methods and skills.


The Anthropology BA program offered at Georgia State University is dedicated to the investigation of a broad range of social, cultural, political-economic and biological issues, processes and problems pertaining to the human experience in its past and present dimensions.

The Department of Anthropology program uses resources in metropolitan Atlanta to promote student learning, offering a concentration in Museum Anthropology and a graduate Certificate in Ethnography.

Program Highlights

  • This one of the only M.A. in the United States that encompasses the four fields of anthropology: archaeological, biological, cultural and linguistic anthropology.
  • In the heart of downtown Atlanta, the department maintains connections and partnerships with museums, businesses, non-profit organizations and government institutions, facilitating internships and career-skills training across the subfields.
  • Faculty members conduct nationally and internationally funded research in locations around the world. The regions of greatest focus are Latin America and Europe.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Anthropology 
  • Anthropology 
  • Research Methods in Sociocultural Anthropology 
  • Qualitative Methods in Anthropology
  • Methods and Theories in Biological Anthropology 
  • Forensic Anthropology 
  • Archaeological Methods 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH
  • 33 semester hours for the thesis option
  • 36 semester hours for the capstone option


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Proof of baccalaureate or graduate degree completion inside (from an accredited institution) or outside the U.S., where English is the official language of academic instruction.
  • Cost to apply is $50.
  • If degree transcripts are not in English, the transcripts must be translated.
  • If it is a three-year degree, credential evaluation is required.
  • If it is a four-year degree, the student should submit transcripts to be reviewed by an international admissions coordinator. 
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Sample
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Official TOEFL/IELTS Scores (international applicants only)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15108 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    30216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15108 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4776 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Atlanta

1213 - 2208 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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