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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. Classics degrees with multiple areas of emphasis. Double Dawgs degrees focus on careers in Historic Preservation and World Language Education. Minor degrees in Classical Culture and Classics and Comparative Cultures complement 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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