ABOUT THE SEMINARY

Our mission arises from our belief that Islam is relevant for all times and all places, but that the needs of people and the application of Islamic principles vary by context. Our goal is to train our students to become deeply conversant with the Qur’an, Sunnah and the scholarly tradition of Islam as it has been elaborated over time, as well as the history and socio-cultural context that shapes Islam in America. We seek to provide Muslim Americans the tools required to serve communities in a variety of roles. We believe that Muslims should be vibrant members of America’s pluralistic society, working collaboratively with people of other faiths on matters of common concern towards a better world for all. LEARN MORE

MASTER OF ISLAMIC RELIGIOUS LEADERSHIP

Boston Islamic Seminary (BIS) aims to prepare exemplary, professional Muslim American religious leaders for compassionate service to society. To facilitate this goal, BIS offers a range of unique certificate programs, as well as a full-time Master of Islamic Religious Leadership (MIRL), starting Fall 2021. LEARN MORE

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

All graduate certificates focus on providing relevant and foundational Islamic knowledge connected to various professions whose practitioners serve in leadership roles in the Muslim community. LEARN MORE

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

The Professional Development Certificate Programs are carefully designed skills-oriented programs of study in crucial areas where sufficient religious leadership is lacking. LEARN MORE

ACADEMIC OFFERINGS

The Boston Islamic Seminary (BIS) aims to prepare exemplary, professional Muslim American religious leaders for compassionate service to society. To facilitate this goal, BIS offers a range of unique certificate programs, as well as a full-time Master of Islamic Religious Leadership (MIRL), starting Fall 2021. LEARN MORE

GET INVOLVED

The Boston Islamic Seminary is always looking for hard working and dedicated individuals to contribute to our programs’ success. If you wish to take part in any aspect of our operations, please email us at jobs@bostonislamicseminary.org.

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NEWS & EVENTS

Boston Islamic Seminary launches its flagship program, the Master of Islamic Religious Leadership (MIRL)!

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TESTIMONIALS

I was making lots of Duaa for some type of class to better my communication. This class hit the nail on the head. The Qur’an has the best communication with examples that include every relationship and circumstance.“ 

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COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMS

The Boston Islamic Seminary offers both general and tailored community outreach programs in service of our mission to prepare the next generation of American Muslim leaders. Catering to large audiences on public platforms as well as specific institutions, our programs are designed to meet and address the needs and issues facing American Muslims. LEARN MORE