Anthropology BA/MA

College of Arts and Sciences

Program Description

The combined BA/MA in anthropology-medical anthropology concentration program is an accelerated five-year track for students interested in pursuing careers in the health professions requiring an advanced degree. Anthropology majors who meet the eligibility requirements may apply to the MA in anthropology-medical anthropology concentration during the spring semester of their junior year. Upon acceptance into the program, students incorporate graduate coursework beginning in their senior year.

Program Contact

Carol Zittel
380 Academic Center
Amherst, NY 14260
Phone: 716-645-2416

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 132 Hours


  • 5 Years

Application Fee

  • $75

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.