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BSU’s Degree in Anthropology Satisfies Your Curiosity About the Past and Positions You to Shape the Future

If you’re curious, creative and social justice minded, Bridgewater State University offers one of the best anthropology programs for gaining a deeper respect for human cultures.

Ideally situated near Boston’s many museums, BSU offers a hands-on approach to pursuing your degree in anthropology. Choose a cultural anthropology degree concentration or any of our other anthropology programs — all courses prepare you for applying your knowledge in the real world.

Alumni pursue a variety of careers where BA anthropology degrees are an asset, especially jobs valuing critical thinking, cultural literacy and empathy. A degree in anthropology translates to any career where the goal is improving lives and the environment.

Digging into the department of anthropology 

The best anthropology programs encourage students to get their hands dirty. Benefits of our degree in anthropology include: 

  • Accomplished faculty. Our diverse faculty are engaged in research and working in applied fields, improving society in areas of sustainability and global health.
  • Small class sizes. Get the personal attention you deserve as you pursue your degree in anthropology. Classes consist of 15 to 20 students.
  • Experiential learning. Roll up your sleeves in biological and archaeology anthropology labs. Public archaeology field school opportunities include working in Trinidad and Tobago. Develop digging, sorting and cataloging skills that prepare you for careers in cultural resource management.
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