Explore people and cultures

Anthropologists seek to understand the many varied peoples and cultures of the world — past and present — and how they came to be.

Undergraduate programs



Learn how humans, technology, and society have evolved.

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Anthropology minor

Compliment your major with a foundation for understanding the diversity of our world.

Prepare for a global workplace

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.


Discover what anthropology means

Explore the characteristics and major fields of study of anthropology.

Inspiring academics

Knowledge based on experience — Missouri State's approach to learning sets you up for success with insight from expert faculty, personalized advising and a diverse range of courses.


Unbeatable value

A smart investment in your future — Missouri State delivers enriching opportunities along with affordable costs and extensive financial aid options.