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Anthropology Degree at Eastern Michigan University (EMU)

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Anthropology Degree

The anthropology program at Eastern Michigan University prepares students for careers as a contract archaeologist, corporate analyst, corporate anthropologist, editor, educational planner, forensic specialist, government analyst, medical researcher, museum curator, park ranger, or social worker. The program focuses on the study of human beings, their antecedents and related primates and their cultural behavior and institutions. Program courses include: biological/physical anthropology, anthropological linguistics, ethnography, ethnology, ethnohistory, socio-cultural anthropology, psychological anthropology, research methods, forensic pathology, museum studies, and international affairs. Get more details below including other Michigan colleges that offer anthropology degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Anthropology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. EMU offers a bachelor's degree program in anthropology.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male4
Female7

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
White10
Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Anthropology program at EMU, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Anthropologists

  • Description:

    Research, evaluate, and establish public policy concerning the origins of humans; their physical, social, linguistic, and cultural development; and their behavior, as well as the cultures, organizations, and institutions they have created.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, anthropologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 20.7% from 2010 to 2020

Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses in anthropology or archeology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Anthropology Programs in Michigan

Anthropology programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI
Type: 4-Year Public College

120 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B,M,D)
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University of Michigan - Dearborn

Dearborn, MI
Type: 4-Year Public College

17 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B)
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Wayne State University

Detroit, MI
Type: 4-Year Public College

21 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B,M,D)
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Oakland University

Rochester Hills, MI
Type: 4-Year Public College

14 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B)
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Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI
Type: 4-Year Public College

74 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B,M,D)
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University of Michigan - Flint

Flint, MI
Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B)
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Albion College

Albion, MI
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B)
Alma College

Alma, MI
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B)
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Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI
Type: 4-Year Public College

29 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B,M)
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Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI
Type: 4-Year Public College

15 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B)