Working as a professional anthropologist usually requires at least a graduate degree. An undergraduate degree in anthropology, however, provides a solid foundation from which to pursue a career. Graduates with a degree in anthropology have pursued graduate school for and/or secured positions in:
|Anthropologist||Cultural affairs director||Market researcher|
|Archaeologist||Forensic Scientist||Museum curator|
|Biological Anthropologist||Historical archeologist||Paralegal|
|Business executive||International development consultant||Public affairs director|
|College librarian||Management trainee||Technical writer|
The anthropology major is a liberal arts program that stresses marketable skills such as
• Basic research analytical skills
• Computer skills
• Critical thinking
• Global knowledge
• Rigorous writing
What Can I Do With A Major In Anthropology?
A student with a Bachelor’s degree in anthropology has acquired critical analysis skills, oral and written communication skills, "people" skills, and a great understanding of many different cultures, which have many applications...Click to read more.
JMU Career and Academic Planning is a great resource for students looking for career paths in Anthropology.