Graduate Programs

Graduate Programs

 Graduate Studies in Anthropology at the Beach

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) is located in the center of one of the most diverse regions in the United States. This offers anthropology graduate students many opportunities to gain invaluable experience conducting research locally or globally and finding interesting, worthwhile internships or employment. The CSULB Department of Anthropology offers two Master of Arts degrees: General Anthropology and Option in Applied Anthropology. Both programs prepare graduates for employment or further study in anthropology or a related field.

Master of Arts in Anthropology – General (ANTHMA01)

Master of Arts in Anthropology – Option in Applied Anthropology (ANTHMA02)

Application Due Dates

Applicants must apply to both the university and the department.  For more information about admissions and application requirements, please follow these links.

  1. For the University Application process, you must apply to the university through CALSTATE APPLY. More information can be found in the University Catalog under Graduate Admissions.
  2. For the department application process, please consult the following:  Anthropology Departmental MA Admission Application

PLEASE NOTE: Although the final date to apply and be considered for admission to our graduate programs is June 1, we strongly recommend you apply earlier:

We review applications as follows:

Early Admission: Applicants who submit all required materials to the university and department by March 1 will be considered for early admissions and thus notified by the end of March regarding admission status.

Regular Admission: Applicants who submit all required materials to the university and department by April 15 will be notified regarding their admission status in early-May.

Completed applications received after April 15 and up until June 1st will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants will be notified no later than the end of June regarding their admission status. 

Graduate Admissions and Advising

Dr. Wendy Klein
Office: PSY-221
Phone: (562) 985-8828