Completing a MA or PhD degree in Anthropology

Information pertaining to the completion of the MA and PhD degree is contained within the Graduate Handbook (version 2016-2017), which sets the requirements and regulations for the completion of all degrees, and all students must be aware of its content.  Important information in the handbook includes:

  • when and how to establish an MA or PhD committee
  • what coursework is required
  • how and when to develop a thesis or research plan
  • how and when to schedule the Master's examination
  • how and when to schedule the PhD candidacy examinations
  • how and when to schedule a final PhD oral examination
  • all REQUIRED departmental and Graduate School forms, such as Master's Examination Report,  Application to Graduate, and other critical forms.