About The American Open University
AOU was established in 1995 and was the first university in the western hemisphere to offer Islamic Studies in Arabic and English languages through distance learning techniques. The curriculum at AOU is designed based on Al-Qur’an and the authentic Sunnah.
At The American Open University we educate our students so that they have all the necessary tools, knowledge and skills that will make them qualified to properly, effectively and accurately teach in all the domains of Islamic studies.
Once you obtain your degree from us whether it is a Bachelors, Masters or Ph.D you will be ready to immerse right into a highly sought after position in the areas of Teaching, Da’wa and Imam occupation. Since we have an esteem reputation in the Educational field worldwide, you will be proud to have AOU apart of your resume.
Mission: Our mission is to educate anyone who is interested in Islamic and Arabic Studies through authentic teachings.
We offer our students an assortment of Degree Programs and whether to study in the Arabic or English language.
We also offer a less formal approach option for those who wish to learn and/or increase their knowledge about Islamic studies but do not wish to earn a degree but instead just want to take a few courses.