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    It's time to develop your Islamic Studies knowledge with Respect Graduate School. Benefit from the years of experience build in Islamic Studies. Respect's extensive library collection, experienced lecturers and powerful collaborations bring you a unique master's degree in Islamic Studies

  • By offering this program 100% online, RGS makes higher education accessible to everyone, regardless of their location or busy schedule.

  • RGS is dedicated to providing the most competitive tuition prices for a Graduate Degree Program. For a full description of the costs and fees, please visit the Costs & Fees page.

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    RGS offers certificate programs in various fields of Islamic Studies. You can develop yourself intellectually in philosophy, religion and cultural studies by participating Respect's high quality certificate programs.

    Master of Arts in Islamic Studies

    Respect Graduate School partners with the Islamic Sciences and Research Academy of Australia (ISRA) in collaboration with Charles Sturt University (CSU) to offer a completely online Master of Arts in Islamic Studies degree program.  In this partnership, education is provided by RGS and ISRA with the degree being issued by Charles Sturt University.

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    Where knowledge becomes wisdom

    Respect Graduate School offers online Master degree and certified programs in Islamic Sciences to its participants. The school supports students with scholarships and grants raised through donations and contributions from its supporters.

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    from President Suleyman Eris:

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    Serving as Respect Graduate School’s president is both humbling and challenging. At RGS all of us – administrators, faculty and students – are partners in learning, maturing and sharing with one another and with local as well as wider communities. As president I am eager to welcome every member of RGS community and to gain with you insights and energy to make the vision of RGS a tangible reality and to guide us in carrying forward our mission."

    Respect Library

    The library provides a large main hall with 10,000 volumes in Islamic Studies, Philosophy, History and Culture. It has access to a private reading area that gives a pleasant, natural environment for the students to read and study.


    Respect Masjid

    Respect Graduate School has a rare mosque that reflects the nature of traditional Turkish Islamic art. Our mosque offers an attractive example of Islam to the cosmopolitan Muslim and non-Muslim society of America with its visual character and its religious services bearing the traces of Turkish Islamic thought that has been distilled for centuries.


    Student Testimonials

    Moneer Tawfik

    Thank God that I am here with Respect Graduate School today. The comprehensive overview of the studies of Islam from world-class educators is what lured me to this school. Respect's rich curriculum and the availability of the educators are fundamental to the development of students like myself.

    Ahmed Naggayev

    One of the very many values Respect Graduate school gave me is the self-confidence. I compare myself before and after I joined the Respect Graduate School. I’m more self-confident now since I can discuss Islam with non-Muslims more comfortably.

    Khalid Shahid

    A friend of mine, a very dear friend of mine, introduced me to this school a few years ago and this has been a great fit for me. It’s been very welcoming, they have made learning very convenient. They have enriching courses and enriching curriculum. Respect Grad School is a very great school, I really enjoy.

    Fatima Kermalli

    "It is so thrilling to know that the opportunity to obtain a graduate degree in Islamic studies exists through Respect."

    Ozgur Yaglidere

    "I have found every class insightful, interesting and challenging."

    Erol Dincer

    "I love about RGS is that the atmosphere is not just academic, but spiritual as well."

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