In addition to the general university requirements for admission to the Cultural Resource Management program, applicants must also provide the following:

  • evidence of an overall grade point average of 3.0.
  • evidence of at least 18 hours of course work in anthropology, history, museum studies, or cognate fields
  • an essay (two or three pages, double-spaced) which includes a discussion of professional goals, how the applicant’s background will lead to success in the program, and how the program will assist the applicant in achieving her or his goals. This essay will replace the written statement requested as part of the application to the College of Graduate Studies.
  • three letters of recommendation from former professors or professionals in a field related to CRM that attest to the applicant’s potential to succeed in the program.
  • If the applicant is an international student for whom English is not the first language, a score of 79 or higher on the iBT Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or 6.5 IELTS.
  • Per university policy, conditional admission may be considered for applicants with backgrounds or grade point averages that do not meet these requirements.  Courses taken to meet these requirements may not be counted toward graduate degree requirements.  Regular admission status should be requested upon completion of all conditional requirements.
  • Students may transfer up to 9 hours of graduate credit in consultation with a program advisor.
Application Deadline:

Fall Admission: February 1
Spring Admission: September 30
*Admission decisions will be made shortly after each application deadline.