• Transforming Young Minds and Lives

    International Open University offers a high standard of education for the benefit of all students. Through knowledge, IOU builds a sense of confidence in the Islamic identity and enables youth to live the message of Islam and spread it to others.

  • Knowledge: An Obligation

    International Open University presents an outstanding opportunity to fulfill the Islamic obligation of seeking beneficial knowledge while still enrolled in school. And there is no need to travel overseas or even leave the comfort of your home. With IOU, beneficial knowledge is just a click away.

  • Customize Your Study

    International Open University presents students with programs that are organized, structured, flexible and customized. High quality education is what International Open University is all about.

  • It Is That Easy

    International Open University offers you all the studies online and in the English medium. It is easy; a computer and internet connection is all you need to become an IOU student.

  • Qur‘an and Sunnah Is the Guide

    International Open University strives to follow closely and correctly Islamic teachings. Thus, all IOU’s instructors and teachers are following the teachings of Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him

  • From High School to University

    The IOU Youth Dual Credit program enables high school students to earn university credits before graduating from high school, making their transition to the university campus smoother and their likelihood of graduating from high school even greater.

  • Early Motivation

    International Open University recognizes the needs and challenges of our young Muslim generation. Through education, IOU hopes to instill authentic Islamic principles in the Muslim youth and strengthen their Islamic personality so they may be successful in this world and the next.

Youth Dual Credit Program (YDCP)

Associate’s Degree

International Open University seeks to engage and develop the minds of youth in order to equip them with the basic Islamic knowledge needed to successfully journey through some of the most important years of their life. Learning about their Deen will empower them mentally and emotionally by developing a sense of confidence in their Islamic identity, which will enable them to live the message of Islam and spread it to others.

The Youth Dual Credit Program (YDCP) gives youth the opportunity to enroll in courses at the International Open University for educational enrichment. It also provides students with a unique opportunity to experience university courses, enhance their educational experience, and prepare for their academic life at the university. Upon successful completion of the program, the graduates of YDCP will be granted an associate’s degree.

Hence, taking courses at the International Open University whilst still at school enables students to accelerate their university career and simultaneously earn an associate’s degree.