Arizona State University, School of Human Evolution and Social Change
900 S. Cady Mall PO Box 872402 Tempe AZ United States
Phone+1 480.965.6215
General Description / Special Programs

At Arizona State University's School of Human Evolution and Social Change, we investigate what makes us human and use new knowledge to foster a healthier, more sustainable world. Using tools from anthropology, global health, environmental social science, museum studies and applied mathematics, our work integrates the natural and social sciences to answer questions about the human story and inspire our students to become informed, socially responsible members of their communities.

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Tuition Info
Degrees Offered Anthropology (PhD, BA, BS); Applied Mathematics for the Life & Social Sciences (BS); Environmental Social Science (PhD); Global Health (PhD, MA, BA)
Highest Degree Offered PhD
Other Degree Requirements See full information at and
Certificate Info Immigration Studies, Museum Studies, Social Science Research Methods
Certificate Field Areas
Museum Studies
Research Methods
BA/BS Field Areas
BA/BS Requirements
We require 31 credit hours including three credit hours of statistics, 18 credit hours in upper-division courses and 12 credit hours earned at the Tempe campus. The BA in Global Health 33-credit-hour requirement includes a minimum of six hours earned through one of our study abroad programs. For the conjoint BA/MA in Global Health, visit and search graduate or undergraduate degrees for "Global Health" with the "Accelerated Programs" box checked.
Experience Offered
Field Work
MA/ MS Requirements Global Health requires 30 credit hours including a minimum six-credit-hour practicum.
MA/MS Specializations MA in Global Health; Certificate in Immigration Studies; MA in Museum Studies; Certificate in Museum Studies
PhD Field Areas
Phd Requirements Our doctoral degrees require 84 credit hours beyond the BA, oral and written examinations and a dissertation.
Phd Specializations Anthropology (Archaeology, Bioarchaeology, Medical and Health-Related Tracks, Evolutionary Anthropology, Sociocultural Anthropology), Applied Mathematics for the Life and Social Sciences, Environmental Social Science, Global Health
Other Degree Field Areas
Evolutionary Anthropology, Sociocultural Anthropology, Archaeology, Bioarchaeology, Global Health, Environmental Social Science, Applied Mathematics for the Life and Social Sciences
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 1
Internship Required 0
Internship Info

Internships are available in the form of research apprenticeships. Internships are not required, but students in the bachelor of arts program are required to take a practicum course or an intensive lab-based course. Visit our website for more information.

Support Opportunities

Graduate assistantships, fellowships, awards and contractual positions are available and detailed at Undergraduate research awards, volunteer apprenticeships and other opportunities are available and are outlined at Hourly grading positions are also offered regularly to top students.

Program Details
Research Facilities

Learn more about our research facilities and labs

Collections Ethnographic, archaeological and evolutionary anthropology collections
Library Resources Hayden Library, Noble Science & Engineering Library, Law Library

Anthropological Field Studies, ASU Anthropological Research Papers, International Journal of Paleopathology, Reports in Digital Archaeology, the Digital Archaeological Record (, Field Methods, Bioarchaeology International, OCRM Series, Reports in Digital Archaeology, Computational Modeling for SocioEcological Science (, Social-Ecological Systems Library (, the Virtual Commons (

Misc Information Graduate lounge, graduate computing lab and undergraduate lounge are also available.
Certs Offered 1
Employees25 to 100
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Online Course Info:

See iCourses by searching here for courses with the "online programs" box checked

Application Deadlines
Doctoral applications are due Dec. 1. Undergraduate admission applications at ASU are due May 1 for fall semester, Nov. 1 for spring and Feb. 1 for summer.
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Undergraduate Anthropology Association
Anthropology Club Advisor: Stefanie Bobar
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 1