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If you want to delve more deeply into a topic about which you are particularly impassioned, enhance your credentials for a job, or hone the critical skills you'll need to pursue a doctoral degree, you should consider pursuing an Master of Arts degree in anthropology at Brandeis.
We will train you to do independent research, with an emphasis on comparative studies, theoretical grounding and ethnographic and archaeological fieldwork. You will take core courses in the history, theories and methods of anthropology, specializing in one of two areas:
- Sociocultural Anthropology
Our faculty are experts in a wide array of subtopics and geographic regions. This specialization allows for interdisciplinary, cross-departmental course work and language training.
- Anthropological Archaeology
Our faculty have particular strengths in Mesoamerican civilizations. This specialization allows you to work with archaeologists in the Department of Classical Studies at Brandeis, and to take classes at any of the seven nearby universities that comprise the Center for Materials Research in Archaeology and Ethnology, a Boston-area consortium based at MIT.
We also offer a joint master of arts degree in anthropology and women's, gender, and sexuality studies.
415 South St., Waltham, Massachusetts, 02453