Egyptology Graduate Program List

Below you’ll find a selected list of leading Egyptology graduate programs and the specific degrees they offer.

In the United States:

Brown University
PhD in Egyptology and Assyriology

Harvard University
MA in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
PhD in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

John Hopkins University
PhD in Egyptology, Egyptian Art, and Archaeology

University of California Berkley
MA in Egyptology
PhD in Near Eastern Studies

University of California Los Angeles
–  MA in Egyptology
PhD in Egyptology

New York University
MA in Ancient Near Eastern and Egyptian Studies
PhD in Ancient Near Eastern and Egyptian Studies (not currently accepting students as of Oct. 2018)
PhD in The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World

University of Chicago
PhD in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

University of Memphis
MA in Art History with concentration in Egyptian Art and Archaeology

University of Michigan
PhD in Middle Eastern Studies, focus in Ancient Egypt

University of Pennsylvania
MA in Egyptology
PhD in Egyptology
MA in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World
PhD in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World

Yale University
PhD in Egyptology
PhD in The Classical Near East

International Programs with English Instruction:

(for full list of international programs, see The Theban Mapping Project’s page)

The American University in Cairo
MA in Egyptology: Art, Archaeology and History 
MA in Egyptology: Language, Literature and Religion 
MA in Coptology

University of Toronto
MA in Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations
PhD in Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations

Oxford University
MPhil in Egyptology
DPhil in Oriental Studies
DPhil in Archaeology
DPhil in Archaeological Science

Cambridge University
MPhil in Egyptology
MPhil in Archaeology
MPhil in Archaeological Research
PhD in Archaeology

University of Liverpool
MA in Egyptology
MRes in Egyptology
MA in Classics and Ancient History
MRes in Classics and Ancient History
MRes in Archaeology
MSc in Archaeology

University College London
MA in Archaeology and Heritage of Egypt and the Middle East
MA in Mediterranean Archaeology