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Since 2015, more than 90% of UGA M.A. students who have applied to Ph.D. programs in Classics or related fields have been admitted. Faculty mentors work closely with applicants to help them select the right programs for their interests and prepare the strongest applications they can. UGA Classics alumni are pursuing Ph.D.’s at:

Cornell University
Duke University
New York University
Ohio State University
Stanford University
University of California – Los Angeles (linguistics)
University of Georgia (art history)
University of Georgia (philosophy)
University of Michigan
University of Mississippi (history)
University of Texas
University of Virginia

Students who complete either the M.A. in Latin or the M.A. in Classical Languages are sought after K-12 Latin teachers in public and private schools across the country. Since 2015, UGA alumni have gotten jobs teaching in states including Arizona, California, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New York, and North Carolina.

The Classics Department welcomes students who wish to study Classics for two years and then move onto another profession. M.A. students have full access to the career resources and networking opportunities of the University of Georgia Graduate School.

Undergraduate Programs

UGA Classics explores Greek and Roman culture (material; intellectual; religious) from Troy to Augustine; Classical languages and literatures (Greek, Latin, and in English translation); and the reception of Classical Antiquity with A.B. and M.A. degrees in Classics with multiple areas of emphasis. The Minor in Classical Culture complements degree programs across campus. New to Classics? Take a course with us on campus or in Europe and acquire future-ready skills.

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