Latin, MA

This is the first version of the 2024–25 General Catalog. Please check back regularly for changes. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

The master’s degree program in Latin is intended for students who wish to teach Latin language, literature, and Roman history at the high school level. It also is intended for those who wish to transfer to another institution for PhD work.

Learning Outcomes

Students are expected to demonstrate:

  • understanding of advanced Latin vocabulary and grammar;
  • broad knowledge of ancient Latin literature;
  • comprehension of ancient Roman and Italian history, material culture, and cultural cohesion, differentiation, and development over time; and
  • application of a knowledge of Latin language and Roman culture to modern educational and civic issues.