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Medical Anthropology Graduate Certificate
Graduate Certificates are linked courses that provide education in a specific field and extend the resources of the University to the community in more accessible, focused formats than those provided by traditional graduate degree programs. The Medical Anthropology Graduate Certificate is administered through the USF Office of Graduate Certificates and is not part of the Department of Anthropology’s graduate program offerings. For inquiries about the certificate, please contact

Individuals pursuing the Medical Anthropology Graduate Certificate will be sensitized to cultural analysis of issues related to global health, international development, and cross-cultural understandings of health and illness. They will be exposed to an array of critical thinkers from medical anthropology and other social sciences, and will read fascinating and intriguing ethnographies that capture the experiences of being engaged in cross-cultural research. The wide range of electives available to students will strengthen their disciplinary training by offering insights concerning the medical anthropological study of nutrition, disasters, reproduction, migrant and minority health, neuroanthropology, HIV/AIDS, and other significant topics. The certificate is designed to complement and build on students' specialized interests and areas of concern.



12 credit hours total for the certificate. There are 9 credit hours of required course work.

  • ANG 6469 - Culture, Health and Illness
  • ANG 6469 - Anthropological Perspectives on Global Health
  • ANG 6447 - Anthropology & International Development
  • ANG Elective – See complete list here