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Ijaazah Certification Program (Aalimiyyah)

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Full Classroom Experience

Access to Video Recordings

Course Description:

The 6-year Ijāzah Certification (Aalimiyyah) Program is designed for motivated students who want to obtain various Ijāzāt (traditional authorizations to teach) in the Islamic sciences in a structured manner while simultaneously studying in school or pursuing their careers. Students will study in-depth and advanced courses in tafsīr, ḥadīth, fiqh and their related foundational disciplines using Arabic texts, alongside a well-rounded set of Arabic language modules that will improve their Arabic proficiency.


The course aims to develop well-grounded Ulama (scholars) who are also community leaders and active in various roles in society: professionals, academics, businesspeople, community activists, and more. Students who successfully complete the Ijāzah Certification (Aalimiyyah) Program will be awarded a License in Islamic Scholarship.

With the successful completion of the first year, students will be awarded the al-Lisaan Arabic Program Certificate.

With the successful completion of the third year, students will be awarded the at-Takween Leadership Program Diploma.

Advanced subjects covered in the Aalimiyyah Program:

 - Tafsīr, Qur’ānic Exegesis

 - Ḥadīth, Prophetic Traditions

 - ‘Aqīdah, Creed

 - Sīrah, Prophetic Biography​

 - Fiqh, Islamic Jurisprudence

 - Uṣūl ut-Tafsīr, Principles of Tafsīr

 - Uṣūl ul-Ḥadīth, Principles of Ḥadīth

 - Uṣūl ul-Fiqh, Principles of Jurisprudence

 - Tajwīd, Qur’ānic Elocution

 - Naḥw, Arabic Grammar

 - Ṣarf, Morphology 

 - Balāghah, Arabic Rhetoric ​

 - Adab, Literature

 - Muḥādathah, Conversational Arabic

Prerequisites: Prospective students are required to have the ability to easily recognize and articulate the Arabic letters and their combinations. 

Duration: 6 Academic Years

No classes during Ramadan.

Academic Calendar Available Upon Request

Start Date: September 6th, 2023

Time: Monday & Wednesday

6:30 PM - 10:00 PM, Eastern Time


Yearly Tuition Fees: $999 until 5/1/23

First-Year Early-Bird Discount

Was $1,499 Save $500


Refunds available before May 1, 2023

International Rates Available. 


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