Classics PhD

College of Arts and Sciences

Program Description

The Department of Classics includes programs in Greek and Latin Language and Literature, Greco-Roman History, and Classical Archaeology. Its faculty is renowned for scholarship in all of these areas and offers graduate training that combines specialization with foundations of considerable breadth. In the first year of study, students are given the opportunity to strengthen their command of the classical languages and to survey methods, content, and issues across the field as a whole. By the second year, students will further develop distinctive areas of interest in order to undertake independent investigations.

Program Contact

Alison Blaszak
338 Academic Center
Buffalo, NY 14261
Phone: 716-645-0466
Fax: 716-645-2225

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 72 Hours


  • 5 Years

Application Fee

  • $75

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.