Arabic is spoken by more than 422 million speakers worldwide and used by more than 1.5 billion Muslims. With PennWest’s online Bachelor’s in Arabic Language and Cultures, you will develop more than just strong language skills. You’ll gain a deep understanding and appreciation for Arabic culture, which will open doors to a variety of jobs in a wide range of industries and professions.
All PennWest Arabic classes are taught by native speakers. Hands-on experience through internships, fieldwork, study abroad and immersion programs further enhance your learning experience.
Like all PennWest online courses, you’ll receive the same quality education as our campus-based program, but at a more affordable price. When you earn your Arabic degree online, you will not pay fees for on-campus services. Military tuition discounts are available for active-duty service members, and veterans and dependents with proper documentation.
Because this program is delivered 100% online, you can learn at the times and locations most convenient to you. You can continue to work full time while you earn your degree and graduate ready to take the next step in your career.
Our online bachelor’s degree programs have been ranked No. 6 in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
Arabic is the official language and mother tongue of 22 countries.
Transfer 90 credits and complete this program in approximately one year. Transfer fewer credits, and earn your degree in two, three or four years.
PennWest has been recognized as the best online college in Pennsylvania by AffordableCollegesOnline.org.
Dr. Razak Surrey
What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Arts in Arabic Language and Cultures?
The demand for bilingual Arabic-speaking professionals in the U.S. exceeds the supply. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects a 24% job growth for interpreters and translators from now until 2030. Your bachelor’s degree in Arabic Language and Culture will open doors to rewarding careers in U.S. government agencies, private business and nonprofits that have vested interests in the Middle East and Africa.
Alumni from the Arabic Languages program have built successful careers in the fields of translation, interpretation, public policy, economic development, international relations, journalism, social work, human rights, immigrant advocacy, business and education.
PennWest’s three campuses, California, Clarion and Edinboro universities, have been delivering award-winning online programs for more than 20 years. You’ll graduate with a degree from Pennsylvania Western University, completely supported by the expertise and community of learners on our brick-and-mortar campuses.