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Sociology and Anthropology

Explore Human Society and Culture

At Georgia Southern University, the Department of Sociology and Anthropology is a dynamic hub for you to explore global cultures and social structures at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Delve into fields like sociology, social services, cultural anthropology, or archaeology and experience a nurturing environment that fosters inclusion and interaction. The Master of Arts in Social Science program is a trailblazer in Georgia, offering an interdisciplinary approach that transcends traditional boundaries in online or hybrid formats. You’ll gain hands-on experience and critical insights, equipping you for social services, cultural heritage management, business, or higher education careers.

A World of Opportunities at Georgia Southern University

Whether you’re interested in understanding societies past or present, sociology and anthropology can help you investigate, understand, and improve your organizations, community, and the broader world.

Degree Programs

Experiential Learning

To enhance their undergraduate programming, students can participate in field school and lab experiences, as well as pursue internship opportunities to gain practical hands-on experience.

Small Class Advantage

Students are taught in small class sizes for more enhanced one-on-one experience with faculty.

Dual Campus Programs

Programs and courses are offered at both the Statesboro and Armstrong campuses.

Your Future in Sociology and Anthropology

$69,264 to $74,540

Average Salary

Georgia Southern’s Anthropology and Sociology programs offer a wide array of career opportunities, including roles as Archaeologists, Compliance Officers, and Social Workers, with average salaries ranging from $69,264 to $74,540. Graduates find fulfilling careers in organizations like the National Park Service, Georgia Department of Human Services, Gwinnett County Public Schools and Amazon. Prepare to step into a future where your work impacts communities and individuals, backed by a solid educational foundation from Georgia Southern.

Department Office


P.O. Box 8051
Carroll Bldg, Rm 1003
Statesboro, GA 30460
Fax: 912-478-0703

Anthropology Facebook


Miguel Alvarado
Carroll Bldg 1087C, Statesboro Campus

McKenzie Peterman
Success Center 119, Armstrong Campus

Jessica Dupree
Liberty Campus


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