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Latin and Classical Humanities

University of Massachusetts Boston

M.A.
24 months
Duration
34270 USD/year
28396 USD/year
17730 USD/year
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About

Our innovative approaches to teaching Latin put the department at UMass Boston in the vanguard of Latin teacher training.  We are pleased to offer several types of degrees that are appropriate for prospective Latin teachers.  

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Overview

The Masters in Latin and Classical Humanities has the following three tracks:

1) The Applied Linguistics Track for students seeking increased expertise in the Latin language and classical culture and essential theoretical and applied understanding of second language acquisition for personal or professional enrichment or in preparation for doctoral study in related fields.

2) The Licensure Track for students seeking increased expertise in the Latin language, Latin pedagogy and an initial teaching license in the state of Massachusetts.

3) The Greek/Latin Track for students seeking increased expertise in Ancient Greek and Latin languages in preparation for entry into a doctoral program in Classics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • The Life and Works of Julius Caesar
  • Special Topics
  • Topics in Greek Literature
  • Cicero
  • Caesar
  • Roman Comedy
  • Lucretius
  • Virgil
  • Methods of Teaching the Latin Language
  • Latin Letters

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Admissions requirements will include submission of GRE scores; TOEFL scores where applicable; a minimum 3.0 GPA overall, with a minimum of 3.25 in the major; three letters of recommendation; a personal statement; and an interview whenever possible. Normally, students will be expected to have completed an undergraduate major in classical language; students with deficiencies in their Latin preparation may be admitted provisionally and required to take Latin courses at the undergraduate level before full admission to the program. The application deadline for Fall admission is June 1st, for Spring admission, November 1st.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17135 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    28396 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14198 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    17730 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8865 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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