University of Pittsburg

Founded in 1787, the University of Pittsburgh has an undergraduate population of just over 18,000 students. The university is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and students enjoy easy access to the city's metropolitan area. The university is nationally recognized for its highly ranked School of Medicine, School of Education and Swanson School of Engineering. The School of Medicine is also well-known for its work in research, and for its work in conjunction with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and the institution receives one of the highest amounts of funding from the National Institutes of Health.

Arabic Certification

The University of Pittsburgh does not offer a full degree in Arabic, though it offers a certification in Arabic through five language courses, ranging from beginning to advanced levels.

The certificate program could accompany several majors including linguistics, communication science, and education. The program draws on the academic strengths and resources of the Department of Linguistics in the Faculty of Arts and Science and the Department of Instruction and learning in the School of Education. Students are able to study abroad in Morocco, Jordan or Israel.