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Graduate Programs

Dr. Alexandra Jaffe, Graduate Advisor
Department of Anthropology California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd Long Beach, CA 90840-1003
Telephone: (562) 985-2594


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.

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.

For the department application process, please consult the following:  Anthropology Departmental MA Admission Application

Please also see the Graduate Admissions website for information on the extended admissions deadline:



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)