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UW Anthropology is a dynamic department with world-class faculty and endless opportunities to make your degree relevant to your interests and goals. Field work, international programs, low student-to-faculty ratios and innovative faculty make this program your best option!
Learn more about enrolling in the M.A. Anthropology program (Deadline February 15)
Learn more about enrolling in the Ph.D. Anthropology program (Deadline December 1)
Information for current UW Anthropology students
The Department of Anthropology provides students with a broad, research-based education in anthropology. The University of Wyoming Anthropology degrees include a Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy option, featuring:
be able to explain the contents of the "four fields" of Anthropology and their interrelationship in written and oral formats.
have experience conducting original research.
develop skills which foster professionalism as related to their chosen fields.
have professional and specialized training so that they can move into careers in academic or non-academic tracks.
have a dissertation research experience that results in professional publication(s), thereby contributing to the expansion of knowledge.
have practical experience that will promote their movement into professional careers in a reasonable amount of time.
Students are welcome to submit requests for funding support when traveling to meetings and conferences. Cost-sharing is a requirement, so please be prepared to gather funding from multiple sources; your advisor, department, college and Academic Affairs may contribute to your fundraising efforts.
We are happy to help answer any questions you have regarding our program and beyond! Please use this page as your first stop for information, and contact Dr. Jason Toohey (Graduate Studies Director) or other faculty members you would be interest in working with for additional information.
Click here for a list of Current Anthropology Graduate Students !