University of Michigan

College of Literature, Sciences and the Arts (LS&A)

Classical Studies


University of Michigan

426 Thompson St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. - Classical Studies, M.A. - Greek;M.A. - Latin; M.A.T. - Latin;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Ph.D. in Classical Studies concentrates on the study of the Greek and Latin languages and literatures, and features the opportunity to specialize in such fields as epigraphy, classical archaeology, papyrology, Roman law, and, together with closely related departments, in classical art, ancient history, classical philosophy, and the culture of late antiquity. It is a 5-6 year program designed to prepare students for teaching and research in colleges and universities. The M.A. in Latin with Teaching Certification is a 2-3 year program intended for the preparation of secondary school teachers. The M.A. programs in Greek or in Latin are primarily supplementary courses of study for students pursuing Ph.D. degrees in related disciplines.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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