M.A. Online

Arabic Language and Linguistics

California University of Pennsylvania

12 months
774 USD/credit 23220 USD/year
774 USD/credit 23220 USD/year
516 USD/credit 15480 USD/year
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Strengthen your Arabic language skills and develop a deep understanding of Arabic Language and Linguistics with a 100% online master's degree from California University of Pennsylvania.


Arabic is one of the six most widely spoken languages in the world. Through this top quality master's degree program from Cal U Global Online, you'll develop the skills to function professionally as an educator, linguist, translator or interpreter in our increasingly diverse global community.

Build understanding and communication skills in Arabic.

With Cal U's flexible, customizable Arabic Language and Linguistics degree from California University of Pennsylvania., you'll develop advanced expertise in Arabic and apply that knowledge to the discipline or profession you choose.

In Cal U's graduate program concentration in Arabic, you'll learn to:
  • Communicate effectively in Arabic within various social contexts.
  • Utilize foundational, effective Arabic-to-English translation skills.
  • Articulate defining characteristics of key societal institutions in Arabic communities.
  • Apply insights and problem-solving strategies to the behavior of individuals and communities within Arabic culture.

Degree Benefits

Graduates of Cal U's graduate program in Arabic are positioned for careers as linguists, translators and educators in the government, business, nonprofit and military sectors. Other career fields include:

  • Study with expert Cal U faculty, including native Arabic speakers.
  • Earn a master's degree from a recognized public university in Pennsylvania.
  • Enter the program in summer, fall or spring, and complete the 30-credit program in less than 16 months.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistical Methods 
  • Law, Culture, and Society 
  • Qualitative Research in Social Science 
  • Arabic Linguistics 
  • Arabic English Translation 
  • Arabic Literature & Social Culture Aspects 
  • Arabic Dialect Acquisition & Variation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Arabic language, linguistics, Middle Eastern Studies, or equivalent with a GPA of 2.80 or higher (Students with a GPA below 2.80 may apply for conditional admission).
  • Official transcripts from an accredited undergraduate institution

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    23220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 516 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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