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Prospective Students

The right type of degree and program for you will depend on your career goals. For preliminary advice about graduate school in Classical Studies, talk early and often to faculty, your concentration advisor, and graduate students at your home institution.

The application process for the graduate programs in Classical Studies is administered by the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies. The deadline to submit an application is December 15.

The Department offers Master of Arts degree programs in Greek and in Latin, and a Master of Arts in Latin with Teaching Certification. The MA in Latin with Teaching Certification is intended for the preparation of secondary school teachers. The MAs in Latin and Greek serve primarily as supplementary degree programs for students pursuing Ph.D. degrees in related disciplines.

Admission requires a minimum of three years of college Latin and two years of college Greek. Success in the program requires reading comprehension in German and French or Italian.


Recent course offerings in the Classical Studies Department and other relevant fields.