Cultural Anthropology

At its core, Anthropology is the study of human cultures. Webster students study human groups in the Cultural Anthropology degree program and how they have employed a variety of methods to deal with the complexities of social life, social order and social change throughout history.

Skills and Methods

Webster University's Cultural Anthropology program helps students develop a multicultural understanding of the human experience, as well as the analytical skills necessary for critically evaluating the diversity of human belief systems. The curriculum provides students with an international approach to global issues and transnationalism.

Careers in Anthropology

Anthropology graduates pursue a wide variety of post-graduate opportunities, from law school or governmental professions to sociological research and cultural anthropology careers. Many students pursue careers in teaching, social service, museums, historical societies, nonprofit organizational settings or corporations.

Academic Programs

Points of Distinction

  • Curriculum is engaged with emerging trends in the discipline, including medical anthropology, urban anthropology, critical race theory, human rights and humanitarianism, and environmental anthropology.
  • Expert faculty specialize in a range of cultures from around the world, including Asia, Middle East/North Africa, the United States, and North American Indians.
  • Numerous opportunities for collaborative research with faculty on ongoing projects.

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