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

General Description / Special Programs

The University of Miami Department of Anthropology trains excellent students in a four-field approach to anthropology and encourages primary research at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We are committed to excellence in research and have a specific focus on human responses to health and environmental challenges in the Caribbean and Latin America. We have active research projects in ancient craft production and exchange; racialized and gender identities in the past; use and misuse of drugs; paleontology dietary reconstruction; captive management of lemurs. Projects in collaboration with INURED in Haiti; Center for Haitian Studies; the program in transcultural nursing; the program in LGBTQ Studies; the program in global health; Yaxunah Centro Cultural; Lowe Art Museum; Comprehensive Drug Research Center; the departments of Epidemiology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the School of Medicine.

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Degrees Offered Anthropology BA major and MA
Highest Degree Offered MA/MS
BA/BS Field Areas
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
MA/MS Field Areas
Applied Anthropology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Experience Offered
Field Work
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Program Details
Research Facilities

Research facilities including a community outreach and assessment center at the School of Medicine; internships with Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, HistoryMiami and Lowe Art Museum; Little Salt Spring Research Facility; South Campus primate facility; convenient off-campus primate observation sites at Zoo Miami and Bonnet House; computer lab in biological anthropology; preparation lab in Cox Science Building; Mass Spectrometry analysis at Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science.

Certs Offered 0
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
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Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0