M.A. in Latin

The UB Classics Department is pleased to announce a new MA track in Classics with a focus on Latin language and Roman Culture.  This MA is ideal for students who wish to go into Latin secondary school teaching.  It requires no courses in Ancient Greek.  If you combine this M.A. degree with Teaching Certification through the Graduate School of Education’s Languages Other Than English program (33 credits), you will be professionally certified to teach Latin in New York State.

Please contact the Director of Graduate Studies in Classics if you are interested in enrolling in this degree program.

Classics M.A., Latin Track Requirements

30 credit hours of course work, including:

  • required courses CL 538 (History of Latin Literature) and CL 595 (Latin Syntax and Stylistics)
  • two Latin graduate seminars
  • one graduate level class in Roman History
  • one graduate level class in the culture or history of Greece.


B.A. in Classics or Latin with at least 2 years of college-level Latin.