A degree in anthropology prepares students for a range of careers in education, business, law, management, health, social work, development, tourism, and more. Beyond developing an understanding of human life and its evolution, students of anthropology gain an array of valuable skills, such as: 

  • Cross-cultural understanding of global phenomena
  • Critical and comparative analysis
  • Conducting interviews
  • Surveying and sampling
  • Collecting, analyzing, and comparing data
  • Compiling and organizing information, literature, and data
  • Designing and managing projects
  • Maintaining records and tabulating data
  • Synthesizing and presenting results through written and spoken media

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