General Requirements

The Deanship of Admission and Registration has started receiving applications for admission at the Arab American University for Spring 2016/2017. The following table shows the offered programs and admission criteria:

Program

Admission Requirements / Teaching Location

Master in Commercial Law

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor degree in Law from an accredit university with at least a (Good) standing.

Location: Graduate Studies Site in Ramallah.

Master in Conflict Resolution and Development

• Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in any filed from an accredit university with at least a (Good) standing.
• Applicant should have a good command of English in reading, writing, and communication skills.

Location: Graduate Studies Site in Ramallah.

Master in Intercultural Communication and Literature

• Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in any filed from an accredit university with at least a (Good) standing.
• Applicant should have a good command of English in reading, writing, and communication skills.

Location: Graduate Studies Site in Ramallah.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

• Applicants should have a bachelor degree in any Administrative and Financial Sciences discipline from a recognized university or academic institution, with a minimum 2.4 GPA (or equivalent) if they graduated since (5) years or more, and 2.6 GPA or (equivalent) if they graduated less than (5) years ago.
• Applicant should have a good command of English in reading, writing, and communication skills.

Location: Graduate Studies Site in Ramallah.

Master of Computer Science

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor's degree in Computer, IT or a related field (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Technology, Computer Engineering...etc.) from an accredit university with at least a (Good) standing.

Location: Arab American University campus in Jenin.

Master in Applied Mathematics

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor's degree in Mathematics or a related field (e.g. Statistics, Physics, Computer, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering) from an accredit university with at least a (Good) standing.

Location: Arab American University campus in Jenin.

Master in Physics

The applicant must be a holder of a bachelor's degree in Physics or a strongly related field (e.g. Mathematics or relevant fields of Engineering) from an accredit university with at least a (Good) standing.

Location: Arab American University campus in Jenin.

For further information. Contact the Deanship of Admission and Registration by telephone (042418888) Ext (1720, 1722, 1723, 1724, 1726) or by email (dar@aauj.edu).

 

Acceptance Instructions
  • Applications for admission are accepted each semester. Students are asked to carefully read the instructions that accompany the application for admission.
  • The Arab American University accepts students in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.
  • The applicant must have earned an bachelor certificate, and the certificate earned must have prepared the student for the faculty to which application is made.
  • The ability of choosing a program is also limited to the minimum score requirements in the bachelor certificate GPA .
  • Students will be accepted in the different faculties on a competitive basis according to their average in the bachelor certificate.
  • Students with a bachelor certificate other than a Palestinian, will have their averages computed according to the university regulations.
  • Prospective students can apply online using (www.aauj.edu/apply).

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FROM STUDENTS
  1. Fill out AAU online Application 
  2. Transcript of high school diploma certified / or its equivalent by the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education.
  3. National Identity Card (local applicants) or passport (international applicants)
  4. Original birth certificate or a copy duly certified. (local applicants)
  5. Personal photo. ( 2 )
  6. Original or Legalized copies of Bachelor Certificate and Transcript. ( certified by the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education)
  7. Two letters of recommendation either academic or professional. 
  8. A Goal statement presented by the candidate. ( one to three pages )
  9. Curriculum Vitae. ( Only applicants for MBA program in partnership with Indiana University - Pennsylvania, USA )
  10. Experience Certificate. ( Only applicants for MBA program in partnership with Indiana University - Pennsylvania, USA )
  11. A sealed transcript from the undergraduate university (Transcripts from foreign universities must be legalized and accredited by the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education)

Note: original and legalized copies of the above documents must be submitted in order to secure full admission.

 

Academic System and Student Load
The normal course load for a full-time student during any semester (spring or fall) is considered to range from 6-12 credit hours. Such a load allows students the opportunity to complete the requirements of the master’s degree in four semesters, except for Master of Business Administration (MBA)