M.A. in Middle Eastern and North African Studies

Master of Arts in

Middle Eastern & North African Studies

About the Program

The MA program in Middle Eastern and North African Studies at the University of Arizona offers a rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum that allows students to engage in critical examination of contemporary ideas and methodologies in the field. It allows students to explore gender and society in the Middle East, history and literature of the Middle East, linguistics of Middle Eastern languages, and Islamic Studies.

Career Pathways

Our graduates go on to positions in government, NGOs, academia, journalism, military, business and teaching.

Nofal Family Foundation Fellowship

Thanks to a generous gift from the Nofal Family Foundation, MENAS offers financial support to incoming MA students in their first year.