Academic Departments & Faculty

Anthropology Department

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Anthropology Department

Use scientific skills to better understand the human condition, examining human culture, biology and evolution, music, art and the remains of past civilizations.

Art Department

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Art Department

Aspiring art students can build their portfolios at Anoka-Ramsey while exploring art and design history, theory, styles, movements and individual artists.

Biology Department

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Biology Department

Explore our state-of-the-art labs and lecture facilities, advanced genetic and microbiology lab equipment, microscopes and more.

BMED Department

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BMED Department

Learn firsthand how to develop, test and launch life-changing medical devices -- from pacemakers to diagnostic tests.

Business Department

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Business Department

Inspiring students to discover the many ways to apply their business education, from marketing and human resources to business communications.

Chemistry Department

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Chemistry Department

Inspiring students to think like scientists as they explore the dynamics of chemical transformation.

Communication Studies Department

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Communication Studies Department

Helping students strengthen their ability to express ideas, maintain relationships, find employment and advance in their careers.

Computer & Information Sciences Department

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Computer & Information Sciences Department

Giving students a valuable foundation in computer science and technology, whether they're pursuing an IT career or want a broader skill set.

Computer Networking Department

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Computer Networking Department

Preparing students for successful entry or advancement in the field of IT and computer networking.

Economics Department

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Economics Department

Introducing students to the economic principles that shape everything from America's international trade policy to our choices at the grocery store.

Engineering Department

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Engineering Department

Get a head start on your engineering degree at Anoka-Ramsey! You'll benefit from smaller classes, faculty attention and advanced tools.

English Department

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English Department

Teaching students to think critically, understand the materials they read and express their ideas in writing.

Geography Department

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Geography Department

Geography is a discipline that bridges the social and natural sciences, and helps students to gain a holistic understanding of the world around them.

Health, Phys. Ed., Exercise Science & Recreation Dept.

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Health, Phys. Ed., Exercise Science & Recreation Dept.

Learn the keys to well-being from faculty in the Health, Physical Education, Exercise Science & Recreation Department. Courses range from CPR and Yoga to Weight Training and Sport Management.

Math Department

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Math Department

Helping students understand mathematics – whether you’re completing college math requirements or need to catch up on basic skills.

Music Department

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Music Department

Jump-start your music career at Anoka-Ramsey. We’re accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music – and our talented faculty will inspire you!

Natural Science Department

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Natural Science Department

Do you have a natural interest in science? The Natural Science Department offers fascinating courses in astronomy, geology and meteorology!

Nursing Department

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Nursing Department

Anoka-Ramsey’s nursing program consistently ranks at or near the top of Minnesota’s nursing programs.

Philosophy & Humanities Department

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Philosophy & Humanities Department

Discover the answers for yourself as you explore belief systems, logic and ethics – as well as celebrated literature, art and music from past and present.

Physical Therapist Assistant Department

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Physical Therapist Assistant Department

Experience the proven success at Anoka-Ramsey: 93% of our 2014 graduates were hired as PTAs!

Political Science Department

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Political Science Department

Helping students become informed citizens and participants in the process through discussion, analysis, critical thinking and imaginative problem-solving.

Psychology Department

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Psychology Department

Unlock the mysteries of the mind with Anoka-Ramsey’s Psychology Department! Students can prepare for careers in teaching, counseling, social work and more.

Sociology Department

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Sociology Department

The sociology department invites you to unlock and discover the connections between you and the social world.

Theatre Department

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Theatre Department

Explore theatre arts with our talented, inspiring faculty. All students are welcome to participate in our dramatic, musical and comedy productions.

World Languages Department

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World Languages Department

Open new career doors, and discover other cultures with the World Languages Div. We offer ASL, Chinese, French, German and Spanish language courses.