Anthropology, M.A. | California State University, Bakersfield | Long Beach, United States
12 months
13684 USD/year
13684 USD/year
8932 USD/year
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Anthropology at California State University, Bakersfield as an academic discipline explores all cultures of the world, both past and present, and places a primary emphasis on non-western cultures. 


With such knowledge, anthropologists seek to understand how humans adapt biologically and culturally through time and space and how the legacy of these adaptations affects people today.

Learning outcomes

The Anthropology Program at California State University, Bakersfield trains the professional of tomorrow to become more effective and worldly aware.

The array of knowledge, methodological training, and hands-on experience equip our graduates with the skills they need to operate effectively in the increasingly globalized and multicultural 21st century world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • World Archaeology
  • Evolution & Scientific Creationism
  • Amazing Archaeology
  • Anthropology Through Film
  • Native Peoples of North America
  • Peoples Culture of South Asia

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university: official transcripts from all college/university work
    • Transcripts from a college/university outside of the U.S. will require a course-by­ course analysis
    • Affidavit of financial support
    • Insurance agreement form
    • A copy of the student’s passport
    • A statement of purpose
    • Current professional resume
    • 3 letters of recommendation from former professors

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13684 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13684 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8932 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8932 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Long Beach

1400 - 2000 USD /month
Living costs

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