Master of Arts in Classics

Our department offers graduate work in Classics, Ancient History, and Sanskrit. A degree of M.A. is available for students already working toward the Ph.D. in cognate programs at Brown; however, we do not admit directly into a Master’s program.

Degree Requirements

Successful candidates must present satisfactory evidence that they completed several undergraduate courses in Greek and Latin The graduate program consists of a minimum of eight courses, including at least two seminars in Greek and Latin or Classics, and completion of a thesis, which is an original investigation of a literary, historical, archaeological or linguistic topic. Competence must also be demonstrated in French or German.