National Dawah Academy

Diploma Program

in Field Dawah Studies

Empowering and educating Muslims in the field of Dawah led by ICNA.  A premiere Dawah training platform by WhyIslam and GainPeace.  A collaborated effort with other Dawah initiatives like Ask A Muslim.  Alhamdulillah.

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Face To Face Learning

Courses are interactive and class sizes are limited.  All courses will be offered using state-of-the-art LMS portal

Share And Collaborate

Network with other like minded students to not only share notes, ideas but also to launch mini-dawah projects

Dawah in Deed

Take your knowledge further by joining Dawah field activities to share Islam with fellow Americans

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Intro to Dawah Methodologies

There are many approaches to giving dawah; some more effective than others. This intro course dives into the various dawah methodologies and focuses on strategy in conveying the message of Islam with reason and compassion.

Every Thursday
January 18 – April 9

Fiqh of Dawah

“Usul-al-Dawah” (i.e. Fiqh of Dawah) is a course on dawah in accordance to the Quran and Sunnah, with an emphasis on hadiths that relate to the preaching methods of the Messenger of Allah (saws) as well as his teachings towards dawah.

Every Monday
January 18 – April 9

Intro to Comparative Religion

The U.S. is a melting pot of diversified worldviews and religions. Learning about different religious views and how to compare and contrast them with Islamic theology will improve our dawah.

Every Friday
January 18 – April 9

Prof. Mostafa Hijazi

Prof. Mostafa Hijazi is an educator, researcher, public speaker, and advocate for Islam. He has a B.S. and M.S. in Biomedical Engineering and also teaches as a Professor of Engineering Sciences at local colleges. He has studied at Mishkah University with Sh. Hatem Al-Haj, Sh. Muhammad Salah, and others. Mostafa has held dawah workshops, Islamic dialogue events, and Friday sermons across the U.S. He leads Field Dawah department of 877-Why-Islam (an ICNA Project).

Dr. Marwan Mohammad

Dr. Marwan studied and memorized the Quran in Tajac academy, and continues to study Islamic studies under the supervision of Shiekh Al-Munajjid. He has gained an Islamic diploma in Arabic Islamic Studies and is the President of the Ask A Muslim Dawah organization. Dr. Marwan is experienced in the field of Dawah with more than 20 years of experience. He is a local speaker and counselor, Doctor of medicine by profession,

Dr. Sabeel Ahmed

Executive Director of the GainPeace Project Dr. Sabeel Ahmed currently serves as the Director of the GainPeace Dawah project. Dr. Sabeel has been involved in dawah work for over 15 years. Dr. Sabeel is a student of Shaykh Ahmed Deedat, has extensively studied comparative religions. Dr. Sabeel has lectured widely on Islam, conducted da’ee training courses. Upon completing his medical education, Dr. Sabeel has dedicated his life to being a da’ee.

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Certification Levels Curriculum

Certified Field Dawah Associate (CFDA) certificate

  • *Importance of Dawah
  • *Intro to Dawah Methodologies
  • Fiqh of Dawah
  • Intro to Comparative Religion
  • Many Prophets, One Message

* Mandatory prerequisite(s) required to take next level courses

Certified Field Da’ee (CFD) certificate

  • *Emotional Intelligence: Field Dawah
  • Authenticity of the Quran
  • Misconceptions about Islam
  • Jesus: The Servant of Allah
  • Dawah to Latinos

Certified Field Dawah Lead (CFDL) certificate

  • Dawah Leadership: Benefits & Expectations
  • Logical Dawah
  • Christological Controversies
  • Deconstructing Atheism & Evolution
  • Defending Prophet Muhammad (saws)
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Diploma is granted to students who successfully complete and pass all 15 courses

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