No Minimum GRE for Admission to graduate programs in Islamic Studies - Updated 2020
Arabic and Islamic Studies
The Department of Arabic & Islamic Studies offers programs of study leading to M.A. and Ph.D. degrees.
M.A. students will complete one major concentration and one minor concentration towards the degree.
Results of the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination are required for all applicants. There is no minimum required score on the GRE. Applications will not be considered without GRE scores.
Proficiency can be demonstrated by the receipt of a bachelor’s or advanced degree from an accredited institution of higher education in the United States or from a university where English is the primary language of instruction
All other applicants must achieve at least a minimum score on either the TOEFL or IELTS test.
TOEFL: A minimum score of 100 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language
IELTS: A minimum score of 7.5 from the International English Language Testing System.
Master’s Research paper to be completed during the last semester of course work as an MA research course; minimum grade of B+ required
Candidates entering with a bachelor’s degree or an advanced degree in an unrelated field of study are expected to complete 54 credits/18 graduate courses including ten in the major concentration and five in each of two minor concentrations