Take part in archaeological surveys and excavations in Alaska and around the world
Team up with faculty on groundbreaking anthropological research. Join our summer field school in archaeology and work in our state-of-the-art laboratories. Alaska is one of the most exciting places in the world to study anthropology, and our program is a gateway to opportunities across the globe.
The anthropology degree at UAF offers a flexible program of academic courses and research opportunities in all four fields of anthropology: archaeology, cultural, biological and linguistic. The program provides a synergistic experience connecting lectures, seminars, laboratory and field-based courses.
Classes are taught by faculty members who are internationally recognized in their areas of specialization. We are also widely recognized in the anthropological community as a leading institution in the study of the culture and human diversity in the Arctic and circumpolar North.
Jobs for anthropology majors include positions with the park service and other government agencies, construction and military.