Anthropology Graduate Program
The Ph.D. program allows students to develop a flexible program reflecting special research interests, under the supervision of a faculty committee chosen by the student. Students are encouraged to plan for completion of all work for the Ph.D. in five years.
» see Doctoral Program
The purpose of the Master of Arts degree program is to further develop knowledge and skills in Anthropology and to prepare students for a professional career or doctoral studies.
Graduate Degree Program Tracks
Students may pursue two different tracks in the Anthropology Ph.D. degree program. The tracks are not declarable in AXESS; they do not appear on the transcript or the diploma. The two tracks are: 1) Culture and Society and 2) Archaeology.
Look up Anthropology courses.
The Anthropology Graduate Student Organization advocates for graduate students within Stanford’s Anthropology department and the university as a whole.
Download various graduate forms and reference documents.
Intra- and Extra-Mural Funding
Anthropology graduate and undergraduate students have a number of opportunities to apply for grants and fellowships at a variety of stages during an academic career.