University of Arizona

Near Eastern Studies


P.O. Box 210030 , School of Anthropology University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ 85721-0030

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Near Eastern Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Instruction is available in the languages, cultures, and civilization of the Middle East. Two degree plans are available: a non-specialist, terminal program, multi-area if desired, and a specialist program requiring a minimum of two years of an appropriate language. Areas of concentration are Islamic/Middle East Studies and Middle East languages and literature at the M.A. level. Doctorates are offered in Islamic Studies and Middle East languages and literature [Arabic, Persian]. Students wishing the doctorate in history must apply to the history department after taking the NES M.A.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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