The Department accommodates M.A. studies in several branches of Greek and Roman Archaeology, Art History, History, Language and Literature, and Ancient Thought. The M.A. may be earned either through a combination of course-work and thesis or a combination of course-work and comprehensive examination
The department provides programs of study leading to the degree of Master of Arts in several areas of classical studies that include Greek and Roman art and archaeology, Greek and Roman history and historiography, and Greek and Latin languages and literatures. The department attempts, within the range of expertise of its personnel, to tailor the M.A. program to the particular interests and needs of the individual student.
In many instances the M.A. is planned as a preparation for admission to a Ph.D. program in another university. In the past students have had good success in proceeding to doctoral programs in leading North American and British universities.
no accreditation exists for this program