The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (NELC) at Indiana University – Bloomington has offered a special Master of Arts track in Egyptology since December of 2013. Students who choose to pursue a Masters in Egyptology at Indiana University will receive an introduction to the Egyptian language and its scripts – hieroglyphic, hieratic and Demotic – that is unusually comprehensive at the MA level. Egyptology courses can also be used to fulfil Ph.D. minor requirements, including those of NELC and of Ancient Studies.
Undergraduates may count use courses in Egyptian language to fulfill the language requirement of the undergraduate degree in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures. All undergraduate Egyptology courses towards their NELC degree requirements. All Egyptian history, civilization and language courses also fulfill College of Arts and Sciences (CASE) and General Education distribution requirements, including the CASE foreign language requirement.