Purdue University, Department of Anthropology
700 W State Street Room 219 West Lafayette IN UNITED STATES
Phone+1 765.496.7400
Email anthropology@purdue.edu
General Description / Special Programs

Broad, innovative program with subfield, integrated and interdisciplinary approaches to the Anthropologies of Tomorrow and Grand Challenge issues with preparation for diverse careers. Research themes include: Applied Anthropology & Public Engagement, Ecological & Environmental Anthropology, Science and Technology, Health & Well-being, and Identity, Politics & Social Justice. Links to American Studies, Materials Engineering, Public Health, the Polytechnic Institute, the Center for Aging, the Center for the Environment, and programs in Global Studies, Human Rights, Critical Disability Studies, Critical Data Studies, Science and Technology Studies, Sustainability Studies, Linguistics, Ingestive Behavior and Forensic Sciences.

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Degrees
Degrees Offered Anthropology PhD, MS, BA
Highest Degree Offered PhD
Other Degree Requirements BA Specializations or concentrations in applied anthropology, archaeological sciences, bioarchaeology, biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, and ecological and environmental anthropology.
Certificate Info Graduate Certificate Program in Geospatial Information Science: a newly launched program which provides Purdue graduate students a learning pathway to get trained in the area of geospatial information. The certificate includes four 3-credit courses from a collection of multi-disciplinary courses divided into four categories: introduction to GIS, advanced topics, GIS applications, and a project-based practice course.
BA/BS Field Areas
Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
https://www.cla.purdue.edu/students/academics/majors/Anthropology
MA/MS Field Areas
Anthropology
MA/MS
MA/ MS Requirements cla.purdue.edu/academic/anthropology/graduate/master
MA/MS Specializations MS Specializations in applied anthropology, archaeological sciences, bioarchaeology, biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, and ecological and environmental anthropology with optional MS concentrations in Ecological Sciences and Engineering, and Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies.
PhD Field Areas
Anthropology
Phd
Phd Requirements cla.purdue.edu/academic/anthropology/graduate/phd
Phd Specializations PhD Specializations or concentrations in applied anthropology, archaeological sciences, bioarchaeology, biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, and ecological and environmental anthropology, with optional graduate concentrations in ecological sciences and engineering, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Ingestive Behavior. Optional dual title PhD in Anthropology and Gerontology.
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities

Graduate: Teaching assistantships, approx. $2,333 per month for 9 months, including health insurance and tuition remission; university and other fellowships for which anthropology students are eligible to compete.

Program Details
Research Facilities

Archaeology, bioarchaeology, bioanthropology, ethnography and GIS labs, department and university computer labs.

Library Resources Six subject libraries and special collections at the West Lafayette Campus. Purdue systems libraries contain over 4 million volumes and over 178,000 journal subscriptions.
Certs Offered 0
Info
Founded2008
Employees1 to 25
Contacts
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Online Course Info:

Human Cultural Diversity, Being Human: Introduction to Anthropology, Culture and Technology

Application Deadlines
Graduate applications for Fall 2022 are due December 15, 2021 for priority consideration.
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Anthropology Graduate Student Organization (AGSO), Purdue Anthropology SocieTy (PAST)
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0