Ph.D. Program

An Uncommon Experience

Texas State’s doctoral degree in applied anthropology is one of only three such programs in the country.

Our program prepares students for success in a wide range of careers spanning government, nonprofits, healthcare, museums, business, academia and more.

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Career Opportunities

Applied anthropologists are diverse and work in: local, state, & federal agencies; the business sector; in nonprofits and community organizations; and academia
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Research Centers

The department’s two research centers — one focused on cultural resource management, the other on forensic anthropology — offer unique hands-on experience in the field’s advanced skills. Our faculty engage in research worldwide in a variety of anthropological specialties.

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