Middle East Studies

The Elliott School’s bachelor of arts degree in Middle East Studies program begins with a foundation in political science, economics, history, and anthropology that prepares students to deal with issues that cross political and cultural boundaries. From this base, students explore a wide variety of subjects beginning with international politics and policy, moving through trade and economics, development and human rights, culture, and regional studies.

Convenient Online Program

All courses are offered online in a flexible format that meets the needs of busy, working military professionals.

Earn Graduate Nursing Credits

Upon completion of this program, you will not only earn a B.S.N., but also 12 graduate credits that can be applied to any of GW's M.S.N. majors within five years.

Cutting-Edge Facilities

Students gain extensive hands-on training in the on-site simulation center, which features high-tech human patient simulation.


A Diverse Student Body

Students in the program come from diverse educational backgrounds in the sciences, liberal arts, languages—and even music.


Hands-On Clinical Experience

Clinical rotations in Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia give students exposure to medical and surgical nursing, obstetrics, pediatrics, psychiatric nursing and community health.