Master of Arts in

Middle Eastern & North African Studies

Middle Eastern city viewed across body of water

About the Program

The M.A. 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 of the Middle East, Islamic Studies, Linguistics of Middle Eastern Languages, Middle East Conflict Studies, and Middle Eastern Literature .

Career Pathways

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