Respect Graduate School

Master of Arts in Islamic Studies

Respect Graduate School (RGS) was founded in 2015 to offer opportunities for the academic study of Islamic disciplines to future Imams, Chaplains, Teachers and Community Leaders. In 2019, RGS partnered 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.

Established in 2009, ISRA (Islamic Sciences and Research Academy of Australia) is an educational platform that promotes cooperation between Muslims and educational institutions in and beyond Australia. Through its extensive knowledge and experience, ISRA partners with select colleges and universities to provide Islamic educational services and programs. (For more information about ISRA: https://www.isra.org.au)

CSU (Charles Sturt University) is a multi-campus public university based in Australia. CSU offers a wide variety of online and on-campus programs at undergraduate and graduate levels to over 40,000 students worldwide. A successful and innovative university accredited by the Australian government, and its degrees are accepted internationally. (For more information about CSU: https://www.csu.edu.au)

ACCREDITED DEGREE

This program is a perfect choice for anyone wanting to earn an M.A. Degree in Islamic studies from an accredited and internationally recognized institution at an affordable price.

EXPERIENCED FACULTY

We offer classes in all of the traditional Islamic sciences taught by highly qualified instructors.

AFFORDABLE PRICE

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.

CONVENIENT SCHEDULE

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

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ONLINE

7/24 access to online Learning Portal. Live online class meetings. Access to video recordings!

Master of Arts in Islamic Studies at Respect Graduate School

The Master of Arts in Islamic Studies (MAIS) is a fully online degree program. Program requirements include the completion of 12 online courses. The first 8 courses of the program are offered by the Respect Graduate School. Other four advanced courses are offered by the ISRA. Upon successful completion of these 12 courses, students will be awarded an accredited and internationally recognized Master of Arts in Islamic Studies degree through CSU.

Courses offered by Respect Graduate School

1- RGS400 Islamic Worldview & Theology
2- RGS483 Islamic History and Civilizations: Caliphate Era
3- RGS430 Methodology of Qur’anic Exegesis (Usul al-Tafsir)
4- RGS451 Islam in the Modern World
5- RGS432 Methodology of Hadith (Usul al-Hadith)
6- RGS455 Women in Islam
7- RGS411 Methodology of Islamic Law (Usul al-Fiqh)
8- RGS461 Beginner Arabic Language

Courses offered by ISRA/CSU

1- ISL591 Interpreting Islamic Sacred Texts
2- ISL556 Islamic Economy, Banking And Finance
3- ISL591 Islamic Theology: Classical To Contemporary Thought
4- ISL599 Guided Research In Islamic Studies

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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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