General Requirements

The Deanship of Admission and Registration has opened receiving applications for admission at the Arab American University for Spring Semester of Academic Year 2019/2020. The following table shows the offered programs and admission criteria:

Program

Admission Requirements / Teaching Location

Master in Emergency Nursing
( Admission not available for current semester )

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from a recognized academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with a grade of at least "good", And pass the placement test

Teaching Location: University Campus in Ramallah

Master in Human Resource Management
( Admission not available for current semester )

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in any filed from a recognized academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with a grade of at least "good". And pass the placement test.

Teaching Location: University Campus in Ramallah

Master in Data Science and Business Analytics
( Admission not available for current semester )

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree from Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or Administrative and Financial Sciences Faculties from a recognized academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with a grade of at least "good", And pass the placement test

Teaching Location: University campus in Ramallah

Master in Civil Law
( New )

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with a grade of at least "good".

Teaching Location: University campus in Jenin and University Campus in Ramallah

Master in International Law and Diplomacy
( New )

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in Law or International Relations or Diplomacy from a recognized academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with a grade of at least "good".

Teaching Location: University campus in Jenin and University Campus in Ramallah

Master in Commercial Law

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor degree in Law from a recognized academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with a grade of at least "good".

Location: University main campus in Jenin and University campus in Ramallah.

Master in Conflict Resolution

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in any filed from a recognized academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with a grade of at least "good". And pass the placement test.

Location: University campus in Ramallah.

Master in Intercultural Communication and Literature

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in any filed from a recognized academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with a grade of at least "good". And pass the the placement test.

Location: University campus in Ramallah.

Remedial Program for Master of Business Administration Joint with Indiana University

( Admission not available for current semester )

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in any filed ( except Administrative and Financial Sciences discipline ) from a recognized university or academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, 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, And have a practical experience at least (4) years, and pass the placement test.

Location: University campus in Ramallah.

Master of Business Administration

( Admission not available for current semester )

 

Applicants should have a bachelor degree in any Administrative and Financial Sciences discipline from a recognized university or academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, 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, And have a practical experience at least (4) years, and pass the placement test.

Location: University campus in Ramallah.

Note: admission for This program it will be available for the Summer semester of academic year 2018/2019.

Master in Strategic Planning and Fundraising
( Admission not available for current semester )

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in any filed from a recognized academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with a grade of at least "good". And pass the placement test.

Location: University campus in Ramallah.

Master in Quality Management
( Admission not available for current semester )

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in any filed from a recognized academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with a grade of at least "good". And pass the placement test.

Location: University campus in Ramallah.

Master in Contemporary Public Relations
( Admission not available for current semester )

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in any filed from a recognized academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with a grade of at least "good". And pass the placement test.

Location: University campus in Ramallah.

Master of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Toxicology
( Admission not available for current semester )

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences or any related disciplines in the filed degree from a recognized academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with a grade of at least "good". And pass the placement test.

Location: University campus in Ramallah.

Master in Health Informatics
( Admission not available for current semester )

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in Nursing or any related disciplines from allied medical sciences filed degree from a recognized academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with a grade of at least "good". And pass the placement test.

Location: University campus in Ramallah.

Master in Cybercrimes and Digital Evidence Analysis (Joint Program with Palestine Technical University - Khadouri)
( New )

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences or Computer Engineering or Application Computing or Information Technology or any related field from a recognized academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with a grade of at least "good", and must have a (scientific or technology or industrial) stream high school certificate. And pass the Proficiency exam, 

Teaching Location: University Campus in Ramallah

Master in Computer Science

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in computer, IT or Engineering related field from a recognized academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with a grade of at least "good".

Location: University main campus in Jenin.

Master in Applied Mathematics

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in mathematics or a related discipline of Science or Engineering from a recognized academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with a grade of at least "good"..

Location: University main campus in Jenin.

Master of Ophthalmic Nursing
( Admission not available for current semester )

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredit university by the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, with at least a (Good) standing.

Location: University campus in Ramallah.

Master in Physics

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in physics or Mathematics or Engineering related field from a recognized academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with a grade of at least "good".

Location: University main campus in Jenin.

High Diploma in Aesthetic Dentistry
( New )

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor degree in Dentistry from a recognized academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with a grade of at least "good".

and Must have a Profession Practicing License.

For those who are not Palestinians, they must have a practicing license certificate from their countries.

Location: University campus in Ramallah.

High Diploma in Root and Canal Dental Treatment
( New )

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor degree in Dentistry from a recognized academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with a grade of at least "good".

and Must have a Profession Practicing License.

For those who are not Palestinians, they must have a practicing license certificate from their countries.

Location: University campus in Ramallah.

High Diploma in Oral Implantology
( Admission not available for current semester )

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor degree in Dentistry from a recognized academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with a grade of at least "good".

and Must have a certificate of practicing the profession.

Location: University campus in Ramallah.

Duration: Two Semester

Residency Program in Orthodontics
( Admission not available for current semester )

Applicant must be a holder of a bachelor degree in Dentistry from a recognized academic institution of the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with a grade of at least "good".

Location: University main campus in Jenin.

For further information, Contact the the faculty of graduate studies at 04-2418888 ext. (1471 or 1472) or at 02-2941999 ext. (5) or by e-mail at (PGSataaup.edu) or to contact the Deanship of Admission and Registration by telephone 04-2418888 ext. (3) or Fax 04-2510814 or by e-mail (DARataaup.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 Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
  • The applicant must have earned an bachelor certificate, and the certificate earned that qualifies him / her to join the chosen specialization.
  • 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 Council or Council of Higher Education regulations.
  • Prospective students can apply online using (www.aaup.edu/apply).

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FROM STUDENTS
  1. Fill out AAUP online Application 
  2. Transcript of high school diploma certified / or its equivalent by the Palestinian Ministry of 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. ( count 2 )
  6. Original or Legalized copies of Bachelor Certificate and Transcript. ( certified by the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research)
  7. Two letters of recommendation either academic or professional. 
  8. A Goal statement presented by the candidate. ( one to three pages )
  9. Experience Certificate. ( If Any )
  10. A sealed transcript from the undergraduate university (Transcripts from foreign universities must be legalized and accredited by the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research)

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)