Master of Arts in American Government at Regent University

Certificate of Graduate Studies in Mid-East Politics

On-Campus & Online Degree Overview

The Robertson School of Government Graduate Certificate in Mid-East Politics was designed with career development for international relations and policy professionals in mind. Study the relationship between the U.S. and the Middle East and examine the political, historical, cultural and religious issues associated with this significant area of the world. Courses center on critical elements of Mid-East history in conjunction with current trends. You may also gain Arabic language proficiency to further strengthen your credentials in this field.

This Certificate in Mid-East Politics is an excellent opportunity for political science graduates and an alternative to a traditional political science graduate degree.

Potential careers related to this certificate are:

  • Policy researcher for think tanks or policy institutes
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • U.S. Embassy or Consulate Officer
  • CIA Analyst
  • FBI Agent
  • National Security Agency Analyst

Benefits of earning a Graduate Certificate

Certificates of Graduate Studies are an excellent option for continuing education for international relations professionals desiring additional training for career advancement. Upon completing the certificate, students have the option of applying to the master's program, and if accepted, all courses taken transfer in.

  • Lower tuition cost than a full master's program.
  • Update your skills while keeping current with contemporary thinking in your field of study.
  • Fewer credit hours to fulfill a certificate means your professional credentials are enhanced more quickly.

Earn your Certificate of Graduate Studies in Mid-East Politics from Regent University's Robertson School of Government. Contact us today for more information on the online graduate certificate in Middle Eastern politics and relations. We'll get you started.

Required Co-Requisites (0 credit hours)

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Summer

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ENGL 500
Graduate Academic Writing Seminar
(0)
(must be taken during first semester)

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x

x

x

x

x

UNIV LIB
Library Research and Resources
(0)
(must be taken during first semester)

x

x

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Mid-East Politics Certificate (12 credit hours)
Complete four (4) of the following courses

Course Number, Title and Credit Hours

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Spring

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GOV 625
International Relations Theory
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GOV 653
Mid-East Politics
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GOV 659
Shari'a Law
(3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

GOV 672
Islamic Political Thought
(3)

 

 

 

x

 

 

GOV 689
American Foreign Policy
(3)

 

 

x