Certificate in Arabic Language & Culture
California University of Pennsylvania

Program Details

California University of Pennsylvania offers an online Certificate in Arabic Language & Culture.  The major goals of this program are to improve Arabic language skills and to understand and develop a deeper appreciation of the Arabic culture.  Courses, which are taught by native Arabic speakers, provide reading, writing, and speaking skills in Modern Standard Arabic and offer the opportunity to learn Egyptian and Levantine dialects.  You can choose to further enhance your Arabic language skills or to gain a deeper appreciation of Arabic culture, depending on which capstone courses are chosen.  Students will gain insight into cultural topics including geography, religion, cuisine, and multiculturalism while also gaining an appreciation for the culture.  Graduates have intermediate, entry-level skills and experiences and are intellectually well-rounded professionals who respect all cultures and actively participate in the global community.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Official transcripts
  • SAT/ACT test scores (waived for applicants who have been out of high school for at least two years)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education