Please complete and submit 2 copies of this application, along with the requested accompanying documents, and two separate checks: a $35 non-refundable application fee (waived if you have graduated with advanced degree within the last 6 months), and registration fees to the Register of Professional Archaeologists. Registration fees are $45 for persons who are members of one or more of the following sponsoring organizations: AAA, AIA, SAA or SHA. Fees are $125 for those without such affiliation.
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The applicant must have an advanced degree (such as an M.A., M.S., Ph.D., or D.Sc.) from an accredited institution in archaeology, anthropology, art history, classics, history, or other germane discipline with a specialization in archaeology. A photocopy of a diploma or a transcript that indicates award of the degree must be included with this application.
I have attached 2 Photocopies of my diploma or transcript for this degree.
Thesis/Dissertation in Archaeology
If the following requirement cannot be met, please use the long application form of the Register of Professional Archaeologists.
The applicant must have designed and executed an archaeological study and have reported on that research in the form of a Master's thesis and/or Ph.D. dissertation. The thesis or dissertation must show a substantive data analysis by the applicant directed toward an explicit archeological research problem.
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