Upcoming Events


Attend Bayan's 2015 Benefit Banquet

On Saturday, February 14, 2015 from 6:30-9:00PM, Bayan will hold a benefit event at the Sheraton Hotel in Anaheim. The theme of the program is "Remosque-ing America: Preparing Transformative Leaders for Our Communities." Hear from our visiting faculty Imam Suhaib Webb and Dr. Zareena Grewal, and learn about new developments! Purchase your tickets now. Sponsorship opportunities also available.

Get Your Certificate for Attending Imam Suhaib Webb's Seminar

On Sunday, February 15, 2015 from 2:00-6:00PM, Bayan will offer a practical seminar led by visiting faculty Imam Suhaib Webb. The program will take place at the Doubletree Hotel in Claremont and is titled "The Prophetic Impact: Tools for Ministry, Communication and Cooperation." This event is ideal for mosque and organizational leaders, youth program developers, and interfaith activists. Purchase your tickets on our Eventbrite page, and check out the available discounts.

Audit Bayan's Hybrid Intensive Courses

Community members who are not enrolled in a degree program at Bayan or partner schools can audit our courses for a fee and study with visiting faculty alongside our students. See the Spring Course Schedule to download the Registration Form.


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Preparing Muslim Leaders in an Increasingly
Pluralistic World

Bayan Claremont is an Islamic graduate school located in Claremont, California. As a uniquely American and non-sectarian institution, Bayan Claremont educates men and women as Islamic religious leaders, scholars and educators. Bayan offers an accredited Master's degree in Islamic Leadership. Our graduate students learn in a multireligious and multiethnic graduate setting through shared courses and activities with peers enrolled at the Claremont School of Theology, the Academy of Jewish Religion, California, and other partner institutions.

Bayan Claremont represents an important next step in Islamic higher education in the American context. Our graduates are highly qualified and well-positioned to effectively serve as leaders and present Islam to American Muslims and the broader American society. These indigenous imams, chaplains, educators, activists and scholars will help serve the needs of the Islamic community in the religiously and culturally pluralistic realities of American society.

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Featured Program


Islamic Leadership

This M.A. program strikes a balance between theory and practice for those interested in positions of leadership with an Islamic foundation.

See the Fall 2014 Hybrid Intensive Course Schedule

Spring 2015 Courses


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