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The PhD program requirements are simple and designed more like Universities in the Middle East and Africa. Student must have finished a Master’s Program first and submit along with an application, a copy of the MA degree along with official transcripts.

The candidate must also submit a brief thesis proposal. Once the proposal is approved the Dean of Islamic Studies will appoint a Supervisor for the candidate.

The program fee is $2000.00 and additionally $1000.00 for the defense of the thesis.

The student must pay the tuition at the commencement of the program along with the registration fee of $100.00 The defense fee must be paid no later than a week before the actual defense.

Students residing in developing nations will have a lower rate of tuition and $25.00 Registration fee.

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).
Track 2: Completion of Fifteen Post Graduate level courses (45 Credits) and a 100 page dissertation and its defense (15 Credits).

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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.