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Students applying for MA in Islamic Studies must have completed the BA degree program from any institution. Students, who have BA in secular disciplines must take a minimum of 10 Undergraduate level courses in Islamic Studies to enter the MA program. Students may test out of these courses or attend live on line classes. Transcripts and copies of BA or BS degrees are required along with registration fee.

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
Track 2: Completion of Ten Graduate level courses (30 Credits) and a 100 page Thesis paper (15 Credits)

Students residing in developing nations will have a lower rate of tuition after scholarship and/or other awards.

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.