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Courses of Study

Students in Medieval and Byzantine Studies may follow three courses of study:

For requirements, see individual program descriptions.

Graduate Admission

Please note: Admissions into the doctoral program in Medieval and Byzantine Studies (PhD and MA/PhD tracks) for matriculation in academic year 2021-22 are currently on hold. Admissions for Fall 2022 will resume next year. We continue to accept applications for the MA and certificate programs.

Admission to the graduate program is administered through Catholic University's Office of Admission/Graduate Admission. Please submit an online application (via the Admissions link), including a personal statement detailing plans for graduate study; official transcripts from all previous institutions of higher learning; verbal, quantitative and analytic GRE scores; three letters of recommendation, and a 10-15-page writing sample that is representative of your academic writing skills and research interests.

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Cella Award

The Lorraine Elisabeth Cella Memorial Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to students pursuing a graduate degree in the field of Medieval and Byzantine Studies.

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