Over a dozen regular and concurrent faculty of the Department of Classics represent a wide array of specialties covering Greek and Roman literature, culture, history, linguistics, philosophy and archaeology, from Archaic Greece through Late Antiquity.
The students will benefit from the rich intellectual environment created by strong graduate programs at Notre Dame, including Early Christian Studies, the Medieval Institute, History, Philosophy (which offers ancient philosophy) and Theology (with strengths in late antiquity and patristics).
Students will choose from several possible areas of emphasis, including language and literature, history, philosophy, and late antiquity. A thesis or comprehensive written and oral examination will be required to complete the degree.
Full tuition scholarships and stipends are available.
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The Graduate School has separate and distinct funding models for doctoral programs, master’s programs and professional master’s programs.
The University offers three types of financial support to graduate students: tuition scholarships, assistantships, and fellowships. For the policy governing all three types of financial suppport, please see the posted financial support policy.
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