Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Graduate Admissions: Degree Programs

Graduate students are admitted for the fall semester only. Please carefully review the details concerning the annual December 15th application deadline, our programs, and admissions requirements. Most applicants are notified about admissions decisions in February and March of the following year. Graduate courses are not offered online, and all degree programs must be completed on campus.

All programs and core areas are accepting applications for the Fall 2019 admissions cycle.


Master's Programs

MA in Middle Eastern Studies

Dual Degrees

Dual Degree MA MES / MBA Business Administration
Dual Degree MA MES / JD with the School of Law
Dual Degree MA MES / Communications Journalism
 Dual Degree MA / Communications Radio, Television, Film
Dual Degree MA MES / M.P.Aff. With the LBJ School of Public Affairs
Dual Degree MA MES / MSc with Information Studies
Dual Degree MA MES / M.GPS With the LBJ School of Public Affairs


Doctorate in Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures

If you have specific questions about our degrees or admissions requirements that you cannot locate on the website, please email Lisa Parisi

Please visit our Graduate Programs, Graduate Community, Financial Support, and FAQ sections for additional details. 

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