American Public University offers an online Bachelor of Arts in Middle Eastern Studies designed to empower students with the knowledge and understanding of the history, civilizations, religions, languages, economic powers, and politics of the Middle East. Whether you’re interested in U.S. intelligence, homeland security, international relations, or politics, this dynamic degree explores the critical influences that are shaping Middle Eastern conflicts and resolutions. Students choose from a unique selection of academic concentrations ranging from Arabic and holy war studies to a city-study on Jerusalem.
The Bachelor of Arts in Middle Eastern Studies is a versatile and interdisciplinary online degree that serves as foundation for students interested in pursuing other advanced degrees such as international relations, political science, education, law, and more. Students interact with expert instructors drawing their knowledge and experiences from diverse perspectives. Students gain an overall understanding of the complex politics, government, religious, and security issues of this volatile and fascinating region and how the balance of power in the Middle East has far-reaching consequences.