Anthropologists seek to understand the many varied peoples and cultures of the world — past and present — and how they came to be.
The anthropology program at Missouri State offers an undergraduate major and minor for students interested in better understanding our diverse world, and a master's degree for students who want to develop a career in anthropology. Our programs are taught by faculty engaged in both teaching and researching who incorporate hands-on learning experiences into their classes.
The undergraduate anthropology program at Missouri State focuses on the four fields of the discipline: archaeology and biological, cultural and linguistic anthropology. Our program prepares you for success in an increasingly multicultural workplace and a global society by helping you better understand and appreciate cultural differences.
Our graduate program will prepare you for a professional career in cultural resource management, public archaeology or applied (cultural) anthropology by developing skills in: