Post-Baccalaureate Program in Classics

Continue your Classics studies with this one-year post-baccalaureate program for Greek and Latin.

This program is perfect for...

  • Individuals who have completed a bachelor's program or equivalent in Classics or a related field
  • Individuals preparing for admission to graduate programs in Classics or a related field
  • Individuals who completed a bachelor's or equivalent and want to study Classics full-time
  • Individuals with a bachelor's degree who want to expand their Classics and humanities knowledge

What you can learn.

  • Opportunity to study Classics full-time
  • Insight from a post-baccalaureate seminar that is exclusive to this program
  • Access to top Classics resources, including UCLA's libraries and special collections
  • Access to lectures and conferences hosted by the Department of Classics, Getty Center, Huntington Library, and more

About this certificate.

UCLA Extension and the UCLA Department of Classics present the UCLA Post-Baccalaureate Program in Classics, a one-year program offering students who have completed a bachelor’s program or its equivalent the opportunity to study Classics or Latin full time, and earn a certificate in preparation for admission to graduate programs in Classics and related fields. The program begins fall quarter and is supervised by the faculty of UCLA’s internationally recognized Department of Classics. Students enroll in regular undergraduate (and, with permission, graduate) courses.

Visit the UCLA Department of Classics website for more details.


Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.

Students must complete the 4-unit Seminar course.
Greek Requirement
Students must complete 12 units of coursework in Greek.
Latin Requirement
Students must complete 12 units of coursework in Latin.
Students are required to take a minimum of 8 units of elective coursework in areas such as Classics, Greek, Latin, English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Art History, Digital Humanities, History, Information Studies, Philosophy, or Psychology. Additional subject areas may be considered. Please consult with the program adviser for more information.

This certificate program is a total of 36 quarter units. Estimated tuition per credit hour is $294.44.

Estimated Cost Breakdown

All courses in this program are paid for individually, unless otherwise noted. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.

Application & Candidacy Fee


Estimated Program Tuition


Estimated program textbook/materials


*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.

**Federal Financial Aid Gainful Employment Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. This information includes program costs; occupations that the program prepares students to enter; occupational profiles; on time completion rate; and for the most recent award year: the number of students who have completed the program, the number of students who complete the program within the estimated duration, the job placement rate, and the median Title IV and private loan debt incurred by those who complete the program. For gainful employment information for this program, visit our Financial Aid page.

This certificate is approved for international students (F-1 student visa).

Students participating in courses offered solely by UCLA Extension must meet the English Language Requirements outlined below. Any international student interested in taking classes on UCLA’s main campus must adhere to the English Requirements outlined for UCLA courses.

Acceptable tests and minimum scores

Scores that are equal to or higher than the listed minimum scores from the following tests, taken within the past two years, can satisfy the English proficiency requirement.

  • TOEFL: 80 (iBT)
  • IELTS: 6.5
  • iTEP: 4.5
  • CAE: B (CEFR C1)
  • CPE: C (CEFR C2)
  • TOEIC: 685
  • DUOLINGO (DET): 105

While no other type of test score is accepted in general, students who are affected by test center closures may request an exception to submit an alternate test score.

International Baccalaureates (IB) students or students currently enrolled in an academic institution where the primary language of instruction is English may submit an official academic transcript or verification of enrollment from their school as proof of English proficiency.

Learn more:

International Students: How to Apply

Academic Requirements & English Language Proficiency

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