The M.A. in medical anthropology program is a training program in applied anthropology for students seeking involvement in health care agencies, hospitals, clinics and other health delivery organizations. This program is a terminal master’s degree.
Candidates must complete 36 credit hours of academic work, distributed as follows:
Twenty-four elective hours of graduate coursework must be completed, distributed as follows. For courses outside the anthropology department, students must obtain the approval of their adviser prior to enrollment.
At least two courses must be on health/medical topics; one course should be taken outside of the department.
The remainder of the elective courses must be either in medical anthropology or globalization. Students should meet with their adviser each semester to ensure appropriate selection of courses is made.