Graduate Admissions for Archaeology

Archaeology at Boston University has offered an MA degree since 1982. Faculty and graduate students work across the world offering specialized study in a diversity of topical and technical areas, our department offers an environment for constant discussion and debate of practical, methodological, and theoretical matters in archaeology.

We hope the Quick Links and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) below will provide you with the information you seek. If you still have unanswered questions, we encourage you to contact the Director of Graduate Studies with specific questions regarding the application process. In addition, we encourage all prospective graduate students to make direct contact by e-mail, postal mail, or telephone with those professors with whom they share interests and with whom they would most likely work upon entering our programs.  Visits are also encouraged.

Apply For the MA
Apply for the MA

Apply For the BA/MA
Apply for the BA/MA


Helpful Links

Graduate Program Administrators

Andrea M. Berlin

James R. Wiseman Chair in Classical Archaeology, Professor of Archaeology and Religion, Director of Graduate Studies & Admissions

Maria H. Sousa

Administrator of the Archaeology Program & Journal of Field Archaeology