Guide to Programs
A great way to start looking for the right graduate program in anthropology is to visit the websites of individual universities. For a complete listing of North American graduate programs in anthropology with links, consult the following page available through "Anthropology Resources on the Internet": http://www.anthropologie.net/Contents/contents.html
Anthropology is an extremely broad discipline. Many graduate programs offer training in specialized sub-divisions of anthropology. Follow the links below for more information.
- Applied Anthropology puts anthropological perspectives to use in national and international issues. ANTHAP, the applied anthropology computer network, provides a list of graduate programs that include applied study: http://anthap.oakland.edu/gradprog.htm
- Medical Anthropology is a rapidly growing division of anthropology dealing with the cross-cultural study of the body, health, disease, illness, suffering, and healing. The Society for Medical Anthropology maintains a list of programs for interested students to consult: http://www.cudenver.edu/public/sma/guide.html
- Nutritional Anthropology concerns itself with understanding the socio-cultural, behavioral and political-economic factors related to food and nutrition. This program guide is provided by the Council on Nutritional Anthropology (CNA): http://ameranthassn.org/cna/index.htm