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Anthropology Careers

What You Can Do in Anthropology

Whether you choose our General Anthropology or Archaeology track, a bachelor's degree in anthropology prepares you to pursue your graduate studies or to take on a wide variety of employment opportunities.

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment of anthropologists and archaeologists is “expected to grow 19 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations."

Anthropology graduates possess skills that make them highly valuable employees in:

  • Business
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Public service
  • Advocacy

Below you will find more information about the field of anthropology, careers opportunities in anthropology and how to apply to graduate programs.