Curriculum and Degree Information

The Graduate Center’s Program in Classics offers Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Greek and Roman Classics, with rigorous training in Latin and Ancient Greek.

The Ph.D. in Classics aims for students to achieve mastery of the languages, literatures, and civilization of the Greco-Roman world, with special emphasis on teaching and conducting original research.

The M.A. in Classics is designed for students who wish to explore the ancient Greco-Roman world from various perspectives, including post-graduates preparing to apply for Ph.D. programs in classics, ancient history or archaeology, Latin teachers or prospective Latin teachers, and those who wish to continue studying the classical past for its own sake.