Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$309 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
100% online You can complete all courses in this program 100% online. Only the archaeology option requires site-based field school experience. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.A./B.S. Anthropology – Online

Careers

Oregon State's online anthropology degree program will give you the flexibility to pursue a wide range of career goals based on your interests. Here are a few sample job titles of anthropology graduates:

Know your value

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, people with a bachelor's degree earn on average 64 percent more per week than those with a high school diploma. The difference in total earnings over the course of a person's career could be as much as $1 million.

  • Analyst
  • Community development specialist
  • Consultant
  • Cross-cultural communicator
  • Ecotourism director
  • Information officer
  • Multicultural program leader
  • Peace Corps volunteer
  • Program assistant
  • Research assistant
  • Teacher
  • Trainer
  • Travel consultant
  • Writer or editor

Additional career information can be found on the Department of Anthropology website.

The Oregon State University Career Development Center is also a great resource for career information.

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