The 2023-2024 AnthroGuide is the last print version. Edits for graduate programs are due July 31, 2023.

Mississippi State University, Department of Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures
PO Box AR Mississippi State MS 39762 UNITED STATES
Phone+1 662.325.2013
Degrees Offered Applied Anthropology MA, Anthropology BA major, Middle Eastern Studies minor
Highest Degree Offered MA/MS
BA/BS Field Areas
BA/BS Requirements
36 hours anthropology including Intro to Cultural Anthropology, Biological Anthropology, and Archaeology, Anthropological Theory, and 21 hours upper division courses, including 1 course in archaeology, biological anthropology, cultural anthropology. Statistics also required.
MA/MS Field Areas
Applied Anthropology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
MA/ MS Requirements 25 hours courses, 5 hours internship, thesis, oral exam
MA/MS Specializations Applied archaeology/bioarchaeology and applied cultural anthropology
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 1
Support Opportunities <p>Grad RA and TAs, lab and museum jobs, work study; student travel stipends</p>
Program Details
Research Facilities <p>AMEC housed in Cobb Institute of Archaeology for classrooms, labs, museum and support facilities; institute supports research in Southeastern and Middle Eastern archaeology; CRM office; new bioarchaeology labs in separate facility.</p>
Certs Offered 0
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Online Course Info: <p>Intro to Cultural Anthropology; Intro to Anthropology.</p>
Application Deadlines
Grad program: Oct 15 and February 15
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Advisor: Dr. Jesse Goliath
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 1