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Aalimiyyah Program

Classes are taught by qualified male and female scholars who have graduated from various madaris.

The Aalimiyyah course is a comprehensive study of the Islamic Sciences, the breadth of which includes expertise in:  Arabic grammar, Tajweed, Literature, Tafseer Al-Qur’an, Hadith, Islamic Law (Fiqh), and Islamic History.


Courses are offered in a traditional environment with students spending approximately 5 hours per day receiving direct instruction from certified scholars. The coursework prepares students to become upright citizens with the aptitude to become Imams, school teachers, administrators of Islamic Institutions, academic researchers and writers.  Upon graduation, students may also choose to pursue specialized studies in Fiqh to become Mufti, Hadith to become Muhadith, Tafseer to become Mufassir, and/or other sciences.

“The superiority of the learned man over the devout worshipper is like that of the full moon to the rest of the stars (i.e., in brightness).” (Abu Dawud and Tirmidhi)

All students will also have a individual self-pace online academic  classes to ensure that they are able to excel in both Alim course and Academic studies.


In this year students will learn the foundations of faith, which include, hadith, tafseer, Arabic, Fiqh and other subjects.

The following books will be taught:

Tasheel an Nahw - Buy Here    
Tasheel as Sarf - Buy Here    
Duroos al Lughah - Buy Here    
Tajweed for beginners - Buy Here    
Al Fiqh al Muyassir - Buy Here    
Muhammad the last prophet a model for all Time (Seerah) - Buy Here
Memorize and Understanding Ahadith (60)

Lisan al Qur'an- Buy Here    
Tafseer  ibn Katheer part 30 Juz ‘Amma - Buy Here    
Qira'at ar Rashidah 1    - Buy Here
Qasas 1 + 2 - Buy Here Part 1- 4
Ascent to Felicity - Buy Here



In this year students will concentrate on advance Arabic and Fiqh.

History of Islam - Buy Here    
Qira'at ar Rashidah 2    - Buy Here
Qudoori 1+ 2 - Buy Here    
Zaad at Talibeen - Buy Here    
Qasas 3 + 4 - Buy Here Part 1 - 4
Fawaide Makkiyah - Buy Here    
Ilm us Seeghah - Buy Here        
Sharh Mi'ata Aamil - Buy Here
Hidayah an Nahw - Buy Here
Tarjumah al Qur'an  - Buy Here


In this year students will learn the translation of the first half of the Quran and become more familiar with Hadith books.

Students will also be introduce to balagah (Arabic Rhetoric) and Mantiq (logic).

Usool as Shaashi

Tarjumah al Qur'an  

Duroos al Balaaghah 

Riyadh us Saliheen

1+2 Kanz ad Daqaa'iq

Mustalah al Hadith

Simplified Logic (Mantiq)

Aqaid Ul Islam 

Aqeedah Tahawi 


Students will complete the second half of the translation of the Quran and will also study more advance books in Arabic Rhetoric, fiqh and ahadith books.

Hidayah 1 - Buy Here

Hidayah 2 - Buy Here

Nuzhah Sharh Nukhbah - Buy Here

Al Fawz al Kabeer - Buy Here

As Siraaji - Buy Here


Mukhtaaraat - Buy Here

Noor al Anwaar - Buy Here

Al Balaaghah al Wadihah - Buy Here

Tarjumah al Qur'an  - Buy Here



The Primary focus of this year, is to learn the tafseer of the entire Quran along with preparation for the final year of Alim course, where will students will only read Ahadith.

Mishkaat ul Masabeeh (Advance Hadith)

Tafseer Jalalayn

Hidaya Part 3 (Advance Islamic Jurisprudence)

Hidaya Part 4 (Advance Islamic Jurisprudence)

Sharhul Maanil Aathaar (Advance Islamic Jurisprudence Hadith)



This year is dedicated to advanced studies in Hadith, which includes over 1,000 hours of direct teacher instruction in the prominent Hadith collections:

  • Sahih Al-Bukhari: Hadith Methodology, Readings, And Analysis

  • Sahih Al-Muslim: Hadith Methodology, Readings, And Analysis

  • Sunan At-Tirmizhi: Hadith Methodology, Readings, And Analysis

  • Sunan Abu Dawood:  Hadith Methodology, Readings, And Analysis

  • Sunan Ibn Majah: Hadith Methodology, Readings, And Analysis

  • Sunan Nisaee:  Hadith Methodology, Readings, And Analysis

  • Muwatta Imam Malik:  Hadith Methodology, Readings, And Analysis


Islamic Institute of Atlanta offers many payment plans to make it easier for parents to pay the tuition. Collecting tuition is vital for the operation of Islamic Institute of Atlanta. However, tuition should never be an obstacle for Islamic Education, therefore we try provide financial assistance, please e-mail us at

At this time residence is only offered for male students.

Tuition: $6000

Registration Fee: $150

Resource Fee: $200


This program is open to both boys and girls.

Age Limit: 12 - 17 (Age limit is for 1st year classes only)

Alhamdulillah, at Islamic Institute of Atlanta, we receive many applications each year. Each application is carefully evaluated by our Admissions committee.

Admission at Islamic Institute of Atlanta is based on a combination of the following:

  • Past school performance (report cards)

  • Teacher recommendations

  • Successful student interview


Step 1:  Applying

To apply at Islamic Institute of Atlanta, one must fill out the online application and pay $280 rgistration fees.

Step 2: Follow-up

After receiving the application, our admissions office will follow-up. 


Step 3: Interview

After the application is received, you will be contacted regarding an interview.  The Admissions Committee performs a personal interview to determine whether an applicant will experience success at Islamic Institute of Atlanta.

Step 4: Fees / Donation

If everything goes well and the application wishes to enroll at Islamic Institute of Atlanta, full payment will be due.  An installment plan and/or financial aid is reserved only for those families who can demonstrate that they cannot afford the payment with the approval of the Admissions Committee. 

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