Master of Arts in

Middle Eastern & North African Studies

Middle Eastern city viewed across body of water

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 you to engage in critical examination of contemporary ideas and methodologies in the field. It allows you 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.