Anthropology Degree at University of Georgia (UGA)

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Anthropology Degree

The anthropology program at University of Georgia 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 Georgia 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. UGA has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2014)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree68
Master's Degree1
Doctorate Degree9

Students by Gender (2014)

 Graduates
Male23
Female55

Students by Race (2014)

 Graduates
Asian4
Black2
Hispanic4
White60
Unknown3

Source: IPEDS Survey 2008-2014: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Anthropology program at University of Georgia, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

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 Georgia

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Emory University

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 110 students completed this program

Programs

  • Anthropology (B,M,D)

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 46 students completed this program

Programs

  • Anthropology (B,M)

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 32 students completed this program

Programs

  • Anthropology (B)

Mercer University

Macon, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Anthropology (B)

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 26 students completed this program

Programs

  • Anthropology (B)

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Anthropology (B)

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