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Islamic Essentials Certificate

Learn the deeper meanings of the Qur’an and Hadith from authentic sources. Our fully online Islamic Essentials Certificate program is composed of 20 courses covering a range of subjects taught by qualified Islamic scholars.

Courses

Qur’anic Sciences

Introduction to the Qur

Introduction to the Qur’an
Shaykh Hamood Aleem

Tafsir Surah Fatihah & Last Ten Surahs

Tafsir Surah Fatihah
Shaykh Hamood Aleem

Tafsir Surah Kahf

Tafsir Surah Kahf
Shaykh Hamood Aleem

Tafsir Surah Nur

Tafsir Surah Nur
Mufti Abdur-Rahman Mangera

Tafsir Surah Yasin

Tafsir Surah Yasin
Shaykh Hamood Aleem

Hadith Sciences

Introduction to Hadith

Introduction to Hadith
Mufti Javed Iqbal

Riyad al-Salihin

Riyad al-Salihin
Mufti Javed Iqbal

Mishkat al-Masabih

Mishkat al-Masabih
Mufti Abdur-Rahman Mangera

Sunan Abi Dawud

Sunan Abi Dawud
Mufti Javed Iqbal

Al-Arba’in

Al-Arba’in
Shaykh Hamood Aleem

Islamic Belief & Practice

Islamic Belief

Islamic Belief
Mufti Abdur-Rahman Mangera

Fiqh of Purification

Fiqh of Taharah
Shaykh Hamood Aleem

Fiqh of Salat

Fiqh of Salat
Shaykh Hamood Aleem

Fiqh of Worship III (Zakat, Sawm)

Fiqh of Zakat
Shaykh Sikander Hashmi

Islamic History

Sirah (Makki)

Seerah (Makki)
Shaykh Junaid Kharsany

Sirah (Madani)

Seerah (Madani)
Shaykh Junaid Kharsany

Four Caliphs

The Four Caliphs
Mufti Abdur-Rahman Mangera

Islamic Spirituality

Social Etiquette

Social Etiquette
Mufti Abdur-Rahman Mangera

Forty Hadith on Tazkiyah

Forty Hadith on Tazkiyah
Shaykh Tameem Ahmadi

Electives

The following intermediate to advanced elective courses – beyond the Islamic Essentials Certificate’s 20 required courses (above) – are included in your subscription! This list will continue to grow.

Gateway to the Divine

Gateway to the Divine
Mathnawi Introduction
Shaykh Tameem Ahmadi

Chain of Authority

Chain of Authority
Muqaddimah Mishkat
Mufti Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf Mangera

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Islamic Essentials Certificate by Rayyan Institute

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Embark upon a journey to learn the deeper meanings of the Qur’an and Sunnah with authentic Islamic scholars. By enrolling in our fully online, self-paced certificate program you may take individual courses that you like OR complete the entire 20-course curriculum to earn the Islamic Essentials Certificate from Rayyan Institute.

Join a global student body, interact with your teachers, ask questions, start leaning from anywhere in the world and most importantly grow spiritually in a balanced way by taking our courses.

What Our Students Say

A selection of testimonials from students enrolled in our certificate program

If you’re looking for qualified and committed teachers who present a wide array of Islamic sciences and subjects in a clear and understandable manner, using modern teaching tools and techniques, all at an affordable price, then look no further than Rayyan Institute!

Faheem Lea, United States

As an individual who lives in an area with a small Muslim community, whilst attending university on a full time basis, finding both the time and place to gain knowledge has been extremely challenging. Through Rayyan Institute’s pre-recorded format and easy to digest approach to learning, I have been able to overcome the restrictions in place that were preventing me from gaining the knowledge that was imperative for my Deen. For anyone who can’t make a full time study commitment but still wants to find the time to learn properly about Islam, Rayyan Institute is the solution that your looking for. It’s well rounded curriculum covers all the essentials of our faith with some of the best instructors around.

Behram, United States
My experience with Rayyan Institute has been wonderful. This institute provides very comprehensive, authentic and valuable course content. It has been a pleasurable experience learning what I have so far, hope to continue and gain more knowledge online.
Fatima Khan, United States
Alhamdulilah this website and course is a blessing from Allah. For those who want to cover the obligatory knowledge and are unable to learn directly from a scholar or just brush up on their knowledge it is amazing!! I have benefited so much and will continue to insha Allah. So many Muslims around the world can benefit as it is shockingly easy to access.
Zeeshan Saddique, United Kingdom
Having studied a few of the online courses with Rayyan Institute over the past few years, I would highly recommend the courses to anyone who has a zeal to learn more about the Deen but may find it hard to study in traditional settings due to other commitments and responsibilities. Studying with Rayyan allows you to choose a course of your choice and study it at your own pace. The platform that is used for the courses is of the highest quality that I have yet to come across with regards to online learning, it’s accessible, easy to use and user-friendly. The pre-recorded sessions allow you to watch, pause and play – and then rewind again if you’ve missed something!
Fatima Abubakr, United Kingdom
I accepted Islam 10 years ago, Alhamdulillah, and was blessed with getting to study overseas full time for the last three years. After having to return to my country … I enrolled with Rayyan Institute to review what I had studied with my yeachers overseas and learn some books and courses which I did not have the opportunity to study. All the Ulama at Rayyan are superb and amazing to say the least, words cannot do justice in explaining them, and the courses are designed in an excellent manner. I would recommend this course for anyone who is just starting or has been treading the path of seeking knowledge.
Omar Redding, United States
I found Rayyan Institute by searching the web and I’m glad that I did! I’m a retired Police Officer from New Jersey and a grandfather. I really enjoy attending the online classes. The teachers are extremely knowledgeable and informative. They present Islamic Knowledge clearly and in a way the modern western Muslim can practice and understand the Deen easily at his or her own pace.
William Reed, United States

Rayyan is a great blessing on this Ummah where we have authentic scholars teaching you authentic knowledge. The courses are also very flexible. Those people who have a busy life are also now not deprived from gaining knowledge!

Fawaz Aziz, United Kingdom
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Our Areas of Focus

Qur’an & Hadith

Explanation of the sciences of the Qur’an and Hadith for our times firmly based on classical sources.

Aqidah

Islamic belief and theology with emphasis on Tawhid, Sifat (attributes) of Allah Most High and Islamic eschatology.

Fiqh

Easy to grasp courses on Islamic jurisprudence relating to purification, salat, zakat and fasting with special focus on contemporary issues.

Sirah

Enlightening courses on the life of the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace) and the four rightly-guided Caliphs.

Tazkiyah

Introduction of Islamic character and social etiquette focusing on developing praiseworthy character traits in an individual.

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