Graduate Programs

The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures offers a Master of Arts (M.A.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in Islamic Studies or in Near Eastern Languages Cultures with sub-disciplines: (1) Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations, (2) Arabic, (3) Armenian, (4) Hebrew, (5) Iranian, (6), Semitics, and (7) Turkic.

For each option, concentration may be on the linguistic, the literary, or, in the case of Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations, the archaeological aspect of the field.

Islamic Studies Program Requirements

Near Eastern Languages & Cultures Graduate Program Requirements

 

FOR ADMISSIONS INTO OUR PROGRAM:

The deadline for applications is December 15th.

Graduate Admissions FAQ Sheet

ETS CODES FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF NEAR EASTERN LANGUAGES & CULTURES:

UCLA:   4837
GRE:    2602*          (*Shows up at Foreign Language but the scores are sent to NELC at UCLA*)
TOEFL: 57

*Please send your exam scores to the codes above.  Sending your exams to a general UCLA code does not guarantee that they will arrive to our department.*

For more information regarding the TOEFL exams, click here.

For more information regarding the Major Fields of Graduate Studies, click here.