This degree program is aimed at students who wish to obtain the professional skills and Islamic foundation to serve in Muslim nonprofits such as mosques (youth directors, executive directors, etc.), relief organizations and public advocacy organizations.
Arabic Proficiency: TISA does not require a certain level of Arabic proficiency upon entry. However, it is preferable that entering students attain at least a passing grade on the Level 1 assessment of our Quranic Arabic language partner, Fawakih Institute. TISA MA students are required to attain a passing grade on Fawakih Institute’s assessment at Level 2. TISA MDiv students are required to attain a passing grade on Fawakih’s assessment at Level 4. (The assessment can be found at www.fawakih.org/placement.)
(* means courses required for graduate certificate in nonprofit management. Students would take 4 required courses and two electives for a graduate certificate)