Academic programs

The programs offered by the Faculties and Departments at Bethlehem University were designed to meet the aspirations of individual students, and to fulfill the university’s objective in responding to the needs and promoting the well-being of the community. To earn a Bachelor degree a student must complete requirements for a major, the university general education requirements as well as all requirements for a minor where applicable. The following are the Majors, Minors, and Diploma Programs offered by the faculties and departments.


Faculty of Arts

Department of Arabic

     Bachelor’s Degree:   Arabic Language and Literature

     Minors: Arabic, Translation, Journalism


Department of English

     Bachelor’s Degree:  English Language and Literature

     Minor: French


Department of Religious Studies

     Bachelor’s Degree:  Religious Studies

     Minor: Catechetics

     Associate Diploma: Religious Education


Department of Social Sciences

     Master’s Degree:  Social Work

     Bachelor’s Degree:  Sociology, Social Work

     Minors: Sociology, Psychology


Shucri Ibrahim Dabdoub Faculty of Business Administration

Department of Business Administration

     Master’s Degree:  International Cooperation and Development

     Bachelor’s Degree:  Business Administration

     Minors: Business Administration, Marketing


Department of Accounting

     Bachelor’s Degree:  Accounting

     Minors: Accounting, Finance


Faculty of Education

     Bachelor’s Degree:


     Lower Basic Level

     Upper Basic Level - Teaching Arabic Language

     Upper Basic Level - Teaching English Language

     Upper Basic Level - Teaching Mathematics

     Upper Basic Level - Teaching History and Geography 


Diplomas in Education:

     Secondary Level - Teaching Arabic Language

     Secondary Level - Teaching English Language

     Upper Basic Level - Teaching Social Studies

     Upper Basic Level - Teaching Sciences

     Upper Basic Level - Teaching Mathematics

     Teaching Christian Religion


Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences

Bachelor’s Degree:




     Occupational Therapy

Higher Diplomas:


     Neonatal Nursing

     Emergency Nursing

     Oncology and Palliative Care Nursing


Faculty of Science

Department of Biology

     Master’s Degree:  Biotechnology

     Bachelor’s Degree:  Biology

     Minor: Biology, Medical Laboratory Science


Department of Chemistry

     Bachelor’s Degree:  Chemistry

     Minor: Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry


Department of Mathematics

     Bachelor’s Degree:  Mathematics

     Minor: Mathematics


Department of Computer Information Systems

     Bachelor’s Degree: Computer Information Systems

     Minor: Computer Information Systems


Department of Physics

     Bachelor’s Degree:  Physics

     Minor: Physics


Institute of Hotel Management

     Master’s Degree:  Tourism Studies

     Bachelor’s Degree:  Hotel Management

     Associate Diplomas:   Hotel Management

                                Travel Agency Management

                                Tour Guiding

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Bethlehem University Foundation
Phone: +1-202-526-6097
Fax: +1-202-526-6096
Washington, DC USA
Bethlehem University in the Holy Land
Phone: +972-2-274-1241
Fax: +972-2-274-4440
Bethlehem, Palestine

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