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Earn Your BA in Middle Eastern Studies Online

American Military 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.

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.


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* Zero-out-of-pocket tuition may be possible when the Freedom Grant® is combined with other forms of financial assistance, such as military TA or federal Pell grants. The Freedom Grant is available to all U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists. Military spouses/dependents are also eligible to receive a grant that covers tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

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Our roots are in the military, but we are open to all. Here’s why 110,000+ have chosen AMU.

Convenient

Our online classes feature weekly class schedules with no set login times. Our mobile app expands your access.

Efficient

Finish faster and save. Bachelor’s degree students can transfer up to 90 credits for military service, previous academic coursework, and job experience.

Flexible

Programs start every month with mostly 8-week class formats, so you can begin on your schedule.

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Get career-relevant knowledge from faculty who bring their experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

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Our advisors are available seven days a week, and we have a peer mentoring program to provide support when you need it most.

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