Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Dual Master's in Middle Eastern Studies & Information Studies


In conjunction with the School of Information, we offer a program in which a student can work toward the joint degrees of Master of Science in Information Studies and Master of Arts in Middle Eastern Studies in three academic years. The goal of this program is to train professionals who combine library and information expertise with an understanding of the cultures and societies of the Middle East and North Africa and Middle Eastern language skills.

 

Degree Requirements: Master of Science in Information Studies

12 credits
Required courses: Introduction to Library and Information Studies, Information Technology and the Information Professions, Understanding and Serving Users, Research in Information Studies 
29 credits
Library and Information Science Courses
*Please review the School of Information website for details on current program requirements 

 

Master's in Middle Eastern Studies — with Thesis 

4 courses
(12 credits)
MES Graduate Seminars
 
2 courses
(6 credits)
Intermediate to Advanced Language Courses*
2 courses
(6 credits)
courses specific to the methods or theories relevant to the student’s disciplinary focus, approved by the Graduate Adviser
2 courses
(6 credits)
Master's Thesis; taken sequentially 

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Master's in Middle Eastern Studies — with Report 

5 courses
(15 credits)
MES Graduate Seminars
2 courses
(6 credits)
Intermediate to Advanced Language Courses*
3 courses
(9 credits)
courses specific to the methods or theories relevant to the student’s disciplinary focus, approved by the Graduate Adviser
1 course
(3 credits)
Master's Report; taken the last semester

 

 

 


 

Lisa Parisi, MES Graduate Coordinator
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Carol Carreon, IS Graduate Coordinator

We encourage prospective students to read our Graduate Admissions FAQ, as many general questions are answered on our website.

For more information, please visit the Graduate Admissions section. 

 


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