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Undergraduate Program

AA

The IUM Associate Degree Program is a two-year degree program designed to help students acquire preliminary Islamic knowledge and equip them to pursue higher education. Twenty approved courses will qualify toward receiving AA degree. Each course has a credit award of three credits. Students must complete 6o credits to complete the program

Goals of the program

  1. Equip students with all essential aspects of Islamic knowledge.
  2. Arm students with tools and methods of practicing Islamic knowledge in their day-to-day lives.

BA

The IUM Bachelor’s Program is a four-year degree program designed to help students acquire all essential Islamic knowledge and equip them to pursue careers in academia or practice.

Goals of the program

  1. Equip students with all essential aspects of Islamic knowledge.
  2. Arm students with tools and methods of practicing Islamic knowledge in their day-to-day lives.
  3. Train students to effectively help the Muslim community with questions and issues that require serious answers and solutions compliant with fundamentals of Islam.
  4. Train students on using strictly-authentic sources of knowledge.

BA degree must earn a total of 120 credit hours. It covers the major areas in Islamic religion including Quran and its Sciences, Prophetic Sayings and Practice, Islamic Creed, Islamic Ethics, Rules of Transactions, Arabic Language, and Comparative Religion.

AA & Bachelor Degree in Islamic Studies Program:

Course description in English- Bachelors (2)

MA Program

The MA degree program is designed to provide students with a rigorous background in traditional approaches to Islamic Studies. The program at present offers concentration in Islamic theology, training students in such disciplines as Quranic studies, Hadith studies, Islamic jurisprudence (al-Fiqh), and Islamic history.

All MA students are expected to complete 45 semester credits via one of two available tracks.

Track 1: Completion of 15 Graduate level courses for a total of 45 credits
OR
Track 2: Completion of Ten Graduate level courses (30 Credits) and a 100 page Thesis paper (15 Credits)

Doctoral Program

All doctoral candidates are expected to complete 60 Semester Credits via one of two available tracks.

Track 1: Completion of Ten post graduate level courses (30 Credits) and a 200 page dissertation and its defense (30 Credits).
OR
Track 2: Completion of Fifteen Post Graduate level courses (45 Credits) and a 100 page dissertation and its defense (15 Credits).

The PhD program requirements are simple and designed more along the lines of Universities internationally.

Student must have finished a Master’s Program first and submit along with an application, a copy of the MA degree, and the transcripts as well. PhD candidates must also submit a brief thesis proposal. Once the proposal is approved the Dean of Islamic Studies will appoint a Supervisor for the candidate.

About IUM

What Makes Us Special?

  • Our students can pursue independent study and take tests to complete courses and earn credit.
  • IUM classes are taught in English and Arabic.
  • Flexible class schedules. Weekends and Evenings.
  • Download course material for independent study or receive classroom instruction or live on line.
  • Instruction for the Mahad students.
  • Scholarships & financial aid when available.
  • Jobs preparation assistance in finding employment.
  • Our faculty members are highly qualified and have degrees from renowned institutions.
  • Some of our scholars have studied with renowned scholars.
  • IUM offers instruction in multiple languages.
  • IUM is also working on offering degree programs in non-religious disciplines.