Courses and degrees are offered in the following disciplines through both the Center for and Department of Middle Eastern Studies. Before starting the application process, we encourage all applicants to read program website and the Graduate Handbooks in their entirety as well as be familiar Graduate School's Admissions site. Please refer to the FAQ for more commonly asked questions.
The Center for Middle Eastern Studies offers the Master of Arts with a major in Middle Eastern studies, an interdisciplinary degree with a regional concentration on the Middle East. Many students in this program enter careers in academia, business, communication, government, global policy studies, public affairs, information studies, law, and the military. There is a good deal of flexibility in meeting degree requirements; each student, in consultation with the graduate adviser, designs an individual program within the framework of the requirements described in Degree Requirements.
The Department of Middle Eastern Studies offers master’s and doctoral degrees in Middle Eastern languages and cultures. Students at the master’s level may concentrate in teaching Arabic as a foreign language (TAFL). At the doctoral level, students select a field of study from among the following: linguistics (theoretical linguistics or language pedagogy), literatures/cultures, Hebrew Bible/ancient Near East, or Islamic studies.
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- An official score for the Graduate Record Examinations General Test (GRE), unless otherwise specified by the graduate program to which the student is applying. International students whose native language is not English must also submit scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
- Adequate subject preparation for the proposed major. Evidence of adequate preparation varies by program, but examples include letters of reference, auditions, samples of work, and personal statements
- A grade point average of at least 3.00 in upper-division (junior- and senior-level) coursework and in any graduate work already completed.
International17694 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8847 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
National17694 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8847 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
In-State8928 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4464 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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