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Concurrent Certificate in the Language of Medicine and Health

Department of Greek and Roman Studies
Togo Salmon Hall, Room 706, ext. 24311

This concurrent certificate provides students with formal recognition of competency in the etymology, word formation, and logic of medical terminology.

Certificate Requirements

Any student in an undergraduate degree program at McMaster may declare the certificate, at the time of graduation, and upon completion of the following courses.


15 units total


  1. Any student seeking a Greek and Roman Studies or Classics program may satisfy no more than 2 courses (six units) of the program’s requirements with courses that the student counts toward the satisfaction of the Certificate’s requirements.
  2. Any student wishing to declare a Minor in Greek and Roman Studies Latin , or Greek  may satisfy no more than 2 courses (six units) of the Minor’s requirements.
  3. Students who have Grade 12 Latin or Greek and are therefore not eligible to take Beginner’s Intensive Latin or Greek can substitute the Intermediate Latin or Greek.