Applied Anthropology (PhD)
(Doctor of Philosophy)The Doctor of Education and Doctor of Philosophy degrees are for students who plan to engage in scholarly writing and research, applied research and evaluation, or teaching and administrative responsibilities at colleges, universities, professional schools of education and medicine, research institutes, or state, federal, and international agencies and bureaus.
Each student, in collaboration with the faculty, develops a program of study in anthropology designed to establish a high level of competency. A minimum of 75 points of acceptable graduate credit is required for the Doctor of Philosophy. Of these 75 points, a maximum of 30 points may be transferred in courses from other recognized graduate schools.
These courses prepare students with the requisite knowledge of epistemological, theoretical, methodological, ethnographic, and substantive areas of anthropology. They aim to develop competency in the discipline, while addressing the specific intellectual interests of the student.
For more detailed information about requirements, please see the Requirements section of the Anthropology Student Handbook.
Students should be familiar with the Checklist of Steps for Doctoral Certification.