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Develop Your Cultural Competence

The Middle Eastern Studies certificate enhances students' understanding of this significant and diverse region

Middle Eastern Studies

Offered by: Languages, Literatures, Culture and Writing

The certificate is a five-course concentration designed to enhance your knowledge of the language and cultures of the Arabic world and Middle Eastern culture in the U.S. through a multidisciplinary perspective.

Why Choose Middle Eastern Studies?

You should choose this Certificate if you are in ROTC or a major in Cultural Area Studies, English, Criminology, Homeland Security, History, Political Science, or Philosophy and are interested in the Middle East and world religions to gain a broader understanding of this significant and diverse region.

What Will You Learn?

You will develop you cultural competence as you learn about the diversity of the Arab world and Middle Eastern cultures. You will also learn about this region from a multidisciplinary perspective.

Careers In Middle Eastern Studies

Students of Middle Eastern Studies look forward to an array of career options in:

  • International Relations
  • Government or Civil Service
  • Military Service
  • Education
  • Political Science
  • Translation
  • Interpretation
  • Petroleum Industry

Cost of Attendance