Anthropologists & Archeologists

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Anthropologists and archeologists study the beginning, growth, and performance of human beings. May study the way of life, verbal, or physical individualities of people in numerous parts of the world. In many cases they participate in methodical recovery and inspection of quantifiable evidence, such as tools or pottery lingering from past human cultures, in order to conclude the antiquity, customs, and living behaviors of earlier cultures.

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Required Education

Master's degree
Specific Programs:
Masters in Anthropology
Masters in Archeology

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