Degrees Offered Anthropology PhD (biological anthropology), MA, BA major/BS major
Highest Degree Offered PhD
BA/BS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Forensic Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
(BS): 33 hours anthropology, 10 hours chemistry, 9 hours mathematics, 18-21 hours geography and geology or biological science. (BA): 33 hours anthropology.
MA/MS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
MA/ MS Requirements (MA) 30 hours anthropology, including 9 hours required core, 6 hours thesis
MA/MS Specializations Archaeology, biological anthropology, and cultural anthropology
PhD Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Phd Requirements (Biological anthropology only) 30 hours coursework, 30 hours dissertation
Phd Specializations Comparative brain anatomy, histology, and evolution, paleoanthropology, human and primate developmental biology and genetics, skeletal biology and demography, primate ecology and evolution
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities

Up to 5 MA assistantships, $14,000 plus tuition waiver. Doctoral assistantships: 1 biological science and 2 biomedical science, $20,500 plus tuition

Program Details
Research Facilities

Kent Campus: Biological anthropology and archaeology laboratories, computer facilities, primate anatomy laboratories. Cleveland Museum of Natural History Campus: Hamann-Todd human and primate skeletal collections. Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine Campus: Human gross anatomy laboratories.

Library Resources Kent St U Campus Library
Misc Information For UG or MA information contact (330)672-4363. For information about PhD program in biological anthropology contact Dr. Richard Meindl at or (330) 672-4363.
Certs Offered 0
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Online Course Info:

ANTH 18630 "Human Evolution" 3 hours, ANTH 18631 "Human Evolution Lab" 1 hour

Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Active student organization meets monthly.
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0