University of Memphis, Masters Degree
in Applied Anthropology
Excellence in Engaged Research and Community Outreach
Now celebrating our 35th anniversary, the graduate program in Applied Anthropology at the University of Memphis consistently ranks among the top-tiered Masters programs in North America. As part of our ongoing efforts to train a new generation of practicing anthropologists, we are actively recruiting promising students for graduate study.
Our program offers two areas of concentration: Medical Anthropology, with an emphasis on health disparities, community health and risk; and healthcare systems; and Globalization, Development, & Culture, with a focus on community development, environmental justice and sustainability, and cultural heritage an identity.
Why study at the University of Memphis?
What makes our program unique?
Nationally recognized applied program, award-winning faculty, significant graduate funding opportunities, practicum experience, extensive research opportunities, broad community networks, ethnographic research laboratory, conference travel funding, community engagement award, anthropology student club, colloquia and events, special workshops and guest lectures.
What are some of our principal research areas?
Neighborhood development, cultural identity and human rights, museum studies, environmental justice, community health and disparities, mental health, environmental health, family and maternal-child health, food deserts.
The University of Memphis also offers certificates and interdisciplinary degrees in:
For more information, contact:
Department of Anthropology - The University of Memphis - Memphis, TN 38152; Phone: (901) 678-2080; Fax: (901) 678-2069; http://www.memphis.edu/anthropology