The Department of Anthropology at the University of Maryland offers graduate study leading to the Master of Applied Anthropology (M.A.A.), the Master of Applied Anthropology and Master of Historic Preservation (M.A.A./M.H.P. Dual Degree), the Masters of Professional Studies in Cultural and Heritage Resource Management (M.P.S. (CHRM)), and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees. Our graduate degrees reflect the department’s interest and expertise in applied anthropology—the application of anthropological knowledge, anthropology-in-use, and practicing anthropology— in a variety of institutional and community settings.