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Shajara Tayyiba In Collaboration With AlMaghrib Institute


Associate Degree in Islamic Studies


Shajara Tayyiba has teamed up with Al Maghrib Institute to bring a one of a kind, in person Associate Degree in Islamic Studies program for the Michigan community. 

Exclusive AlMaghrib studio recorded courses, taught by AlMaghrib Shuyukh, in an in person classroom format. Live in person discussions, live Q&As with AlMaghrib Shuyukh and building of brotherhood/sisterhood. 

This structured Associate's Degree in Islamic Studies program will cover over eighteen courses over a period of three years, with 3 semesters per year. Each semester will cover 2 courses. Classes will be held twice a week in person at Shajara Tayyiba (7437 Sheldon Road, Canton MI 48187). Classes are for adults and high school & college students. 


All courses are taught by AlMaghrib Instructors

Live Facilitators

Live Q&A with AlMaghrib Instructors

Six main areas of courses are: Aqidah, Fiqh, Humanities, History, Quran & Hadith

Exams for course credits

Adults / High school & College Students can attend

Refreshments available


Only $99 per semester 

Wnter Semester 2024

In shaa Allah

Starting Soon

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 6 - 8:30 PM

Inside Out, Outside In- Islamic Psychology & Mental Health - Taught by Ustadha Sarah Sultan
  • If You Think This Couldn’t Affect You Or Your Loved Ones, Think Again.

  • 1 in 6 people per week face a common mental health problem.

  • Depression is cited as one of the leading causes of disability worldwide and suicide rates continue to climb year by year, especially among young people.


ShahadahFiqh of Dawah - Taught by Shaykh Kamal El Mekki
  • Shaykh Kamal El Mekki has been dubbed the Black Belt of Da‘wah. With decades of experience in the Da‘wah scene, Shaykh Kamal combines his ground-breaking teaching style with his own dash of humor, certain to leave students feel at ease & entertained, but above all skilled and empowered.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is the program online or in person? 

This is an IN PERSON program 


Is the content of the class online or in person? 

The content is made up of lectures by Al Maghrib Shuyukh, group discussions by mentors, and Q&A. The lectures are high quality recordings watched by the group together in person, the group discussions are in person and the live Q&A with Al Maghrib shuyukh will be live and virtual for in person students only. 


Can I take this program online? 

No, part of the focus is to build brotherhood and sisterhood, so the program will remain in person. 


Will these courses be repeated? 

No, each semester will have new courses. 


Are there any prerequisites for this semester?

No! One of the best things about the Associate Degree program is that you can take any classes in any order with no prerequisites.


How long is this semester? 

8 weeks. 


What are the days and times of this semester? 

Starting September 27 insha Allah Wednesdays and Thursdays 6-8:30pm. 


Where will the classes be held? 

Shajara Tayyiba School (7437 Sheldon Road, Canton MI 48187)


Who are these classes for? 

Everyone! Adults and youth in high school and up. 


Will the binders be provided? 

Virtual binders will be provided.


Will there be an exam at the end of the semester?

Yes each course will have an exam through AlMaghrib. This will count towards the Associate Degree. 


What is an Associate Degree? 

An associate degree is an undergraduate degree awarded after a course of post-secondary study lasting two to three years. It is a level of qualification above a high school diploma and below a bachelor's degree.


Is the Associate Degree accredited? 

It is self-accredited. 


Will a US university accept the Associate Degree credits towards a Bachelors Degree? 

This will depend and vary from university to university. It's been used by students before to continue with a bachelor's degree, and other students have used the AlMaghrib bachelor's degree to apply directly to a master's program and they've been accepted. 


How long will it take to complete the Associate Degree? 

Approximately 3 years with 3 (8-week) semesters per year. 


Who will issue the Associate Degree? 

Al Maghrib.


Is there any financial aid? 

Yes! Please email 


Do ST Alumni or Qabeela Ittihaad Core Volunteers get a discount on tuition? 

Yes! ST alumni or QI Core team pay discounted tuition of $79 per person.

Everyone else's tuition is $99 per person. 

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