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Anthropology Degree at University of Kansas

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Anthropology Degree

The anthropology program at University of Kansas 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 Kansas 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. University of Kansas has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

    Bachelor's Degree38
    Master's Degree10
    Doctorate Degree2

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)


    Students by Race (2010-2011)


Career Options for Graduates

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


  • 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 Kansas

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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Washburn University

Topeka, KS
Type: 4-Year Public College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B)
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Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS
Type: 4-Year Public College

13 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B)
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Wichita State University

Wichita, KS
Type: 4-Year Public College

24 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B,M)
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Barton Community College

Great Bend, KS
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (A)