The UB Teach Latin education program is an accelerated, combined degree program that allows you to earn a classics BA and a Latin education EdM in five years. It provides you with content expertise in the classics while preparing you to teach Latin at the adolescence level (grades 5 to 12).
In this combined program, you will study in the Department of Classics in the College of Arts and Sciences as well as the Department of Learning and Instruction in the Graduate School of Education. While in the Department of Classics, you benefit from a dedicated focus on the discipline of the classics; in the Department of Learning and Instruction, you learn how to bring Latin to life in the grades 5 to 12 classroom.
UB prepares highly-qualified teachers who lead their classrooms, shape students’ lives and positively engage with the communities they serve.
Students enrolled in this program will:
|Academic credential granted
|Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Master of Education (EdM)
|Successful completion of program leads to an institutional recommendation for New York State initial and professional certification in Latin education
|7 to 12 with 1 to 6 extension
|Credits required for completion
|143 to 146
|Time to completion
|On campus, online
|Experiential contact hours
|Early Action: Nov. 15
Scholarship Consideration: Dec. 8
Regular Decision: Feb. 1
Students can continue to submit an application for fall consideration until capacity is reached.
This is a sample course schedule. These courses are subject to change. As a student in the UB Teach program, you must work closely with your advisor before registering for classes.
You will not apply separately to graduate study; instead, there are a series of progression points that you must meet.
Advancement to the graduate portion of the program requires that you: