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


Department of Humanities

Minor: Political Sciences


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

Master’s Degree:  Oncology and Palliative Care Nursing

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:

Software Engineering

       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






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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