Near and Middle Eastern Studies Degree at George Mason University (Mason)

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Near and Middle Eastern Studies Degree

The expansive field of Near and Middle Eastern Studies is an area of study focused on the study of politics, history, culture, geography, and economics of the Middle East. A program at George Mason University in Near and Middle Eastern Studies is far more broad than a study of a specific ethnicity yet more precise than a study of people residing on a particular continent. Get more details below including other Virginia colleges that offer near and middle eastern studies degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Near and Middle Eastern Studies Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. George Mason University offers a master's degree program in near and middle eastern studies.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male1
Female4

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black1
White2
Non Resident Alien1
Unknown1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Near and Middle Eastern Studies program at Mason, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses pertaining to the culture and development of an area, an ethnic group, or any other group, such as Latin American studies, women's studies, or urban affairs. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers, postsecondary employment is expected to grow at a rate of 15.1% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 580
    • Average Annual Salary: $91720

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Near and Middle Eastern Studies Programs in Virginia

Near and Middle Eastern Studies programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

University of Richmond

University of Richmond, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • African Studies (B)
  • United States Studies (B)
  • Asian Civilization Studies (B)
  • European Civilization Studies (B)

Emory and Henry College

Emory, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • East Asian Studies (B)
  • European Civilization Studies (B)
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies (B)
  • French Studies (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
68.87%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
71%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
16:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
50

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$7,093