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Careers in Anthropology

Anthropology Major/Minors Career Opportunities

Anthropology by itself provides a gateway into a variety of fields.You can also increase your career options by combining anthropology with another major or minor at Geneseo.The department has an anthropology minor, linguistics minor and sociomedical minor. Recent graduates from the department are finding employment in the fields of:anthropology, forensic anthropology, cultural resource management, law, medicine, veterinary medicine, conservation, public health, secondary education, non-governmental organizations, nursing, physical therapy, social work, photo journalism, museology,and library science. Many students have gap year experiences in the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, and City Internships.

Here are some possible career opportunities which begin with your major or minor in Anthropology.

  1. Anthropology plus Linguistics and Speech Pathology
    • Communications
    • Information Science
    • Applied linguistics
  2. Anthropology plus Art
    • Museology Cultural Heritage Programs
    • Community Art Programs
    • Historical Preservation
    • Folklore Programs
    • Historic Society Organizations
  3. Anthropology plus American Studies
    • Museology Historic Preservation
    • Folklore Programs
    • Historical Societies
  4. Anthropology plus Biology
    • Public Health
    • Anatomy
    • Medicine
    • Physicians Assistant
    • Chiropractic
    • Environmental Studies
    • Forestry
    • Forensics
    • Zoo Biology
    • Primate Biology
    • Anthropometry
    • Human Genetics Research and Counseling
    • Medical Anthropology
    • Epidemiology
    • Zoo Animal Curation
  5. Anthropology plus Mathematics and Biology
    • Biostatistics
    • Medical Anthropology
    • Epidemiology
  6. Anthropology plus Management Science
    • International Business
    • Social Services Administration
    • Marketing Research
  7. Anthropology plus Pre-Law
    • Law
    • Family Law
    • Environmental Law
    • Community Legal Services
    • International Law
  8. Anthropology plus Communications/Public Relations
    • Documentary Film Making
    • Production Research
    • Broadcasting
    • Marketing Research
    • Public Relations
    • Personnel Training
  9. Anthropology plus Computer Science
    • Museum Collection Management
    • Social Science Research
    • Marketing Research
    • Demographic Analysis
    • Information Science
    • Archival Management
  10. Anthropology plus Education
    • Bilingual and Multicultural Education
    • Teaching
    • Teaching English as a Second Language
    • International Education
    • Education Research
    • Special Program Development and Evaluation
  11. Anthropology plus Foreign Language
    • Applied Linguistics in Intercultural Communications
    • Teaching English as a Second Language
    • Consulting for International Business
    • Tourism
    • International Education
    • Diplomatic Service
    • Foreign Services Training
  12. Anthropology plus Geography
    • Urban Studies
    • Regional Urban or Rural Planning
    • Community Planning
    • Geographic Information Services
    • Cartography
    • Tourism
  13. Anthropology plus Geology
    • Cultural Resource Management Services
    • Surveying and mapping
  14. Anthropology plus History
    • Museology
    • Historic Preservation
    • Cultural Resource Management Services
    • Archival Management
  15. Anthropology plus English
    • Investigative Journalism
    • Documentary Reporting
    • Science Writing
    • Business Writing
    • Editing
    • Fiction
  16. Anthropology plus Mathematics/Statistics
    • Biostatistics
    • Social Research
    • Demographic Analysis
  17. Anthropology plus Music
    • Ethnomusicology
    • Music Marketing
    • Information Science
    • Community Arts Programs
  18. Anthropology plus Political Science/International Relations
    • Law, Politics
    • Political Consulting
    • Public Administration
  19. Anthropology plus Psychology/Human Development
    • Public Health
    • Personnel Work
    • Counseling
    • Social Services
  20. Anthropology plus Sociology/Organizational and Occupational Behavior
    • Social Services
    • Demographic Analysis
    • Epidemiology
    • Educational Program Evaluation
    • Workplace Planning
  21. Anthropology plus Sociology/Urban Studies
    • Urban Planning
  22. Anthropology and Criminal Justice
    • Law Enforcement
    • Security Services
    • Criminology
    • Rehabilitation Services
  23. Anthropology plus Environmental Studies
    • Cultural Resource Management Services
    • Natural Resource Management
    • Environmental Planning
    • Park Services
  24. Anthropology plus Public Administration
    • Public Administration, Social Services Administration