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Program at a Glance

Program
Doctorate
College(s)
College of Sciences
Department(s)
Anthropology
$369.65 per credit hour
$1,194.05 per credit hour

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The Integrative Anthropological Sciences PhD emphasizes cross-disciplinary empirical research on the dynamics of transformation and change in societies past and present. The program integrates methodologies from the science and technology components of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) with the theoretical and analytical strengths of social science to address critical social challenges.

The curriculum is comprised of the following basic elements: 1) a core curriculum focused on methodological expertise; 2) a topical curriculum covering the dynamics of transformation in human societies; 3) professional competence in workplace skills embedded into all courses; and 4) experiential learning via independent research. The central purpose of the program is to produce graduates with the necessary methodological expertise and analytical skills to create innovative solutions to the ongoing challenges of local and global disparities, environmental and anthropogenic crises, and the resilience and vulnerability of human populations.

Application Deadlines

Fall
December 1
Fall
December 1

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Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
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