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Graduate Study

This list was compiled from the Association for Jewish Studies. This list of graduate programs in Jewish Studies can aid students looking to further their education in this area. Specialties covered by the graduate programs below include: Jewish Studies, Hebrew, Yiddish, Hebrew Bible, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Jewish Nonprofit Management, in addition to several others.

Institution Location PhD MA Certificate
Academy for Jewish Religion, California Los Angeles, CA   X  
Academy for Jewish Religion, New York Yonkers, NY   X  
American Jewish University Bel Air, CA   X X
Boston University Boston, MA X X  
Brandeis University Waltham, MA X X  
Brown University Providence, RI X X  
Claremont Lincoln University Claremont, CA X    
Clark University Worcester, MA X    
Columbia University New York, NY X X  
Concordia University Montreal, QC X X  
Cornell University Ithaca, NY X    
CUNY-Brooklyn College Brooklyn, NY   X  
Duke University Durham, NC X X  
Emory University Atlanta, GA X   X
Fairleigh Dickinson University Madison/Teaneck, NJ X    
George Washington University Washington, DC   X  
Graduate Theological Union Berkeley, CA X X  
Gratz College Melrose Park, PA X X X
Harvard Divinity School Cambridge, MA X X  
Harvard University Cambridge, MA X X  
Hebrew College Newton Centre, MA   X  
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Los Angeles, CA X X  
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion New York, NY X    
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Cincinnati, OH X X  
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Jerusalem, Israel   X  
Hebrew University of Jerusalem- Rothberg Jerusalem, Israel   X  
Indiana University Bloomington, IN X X  
Jewish Theological Seminary New York, NY X X  
Kean University Union, NJ   X  
Maimonides College Toronto, ON X X  
McGill University Montreal, QC X X  
Middlebury College Middlebury, VT   X  
New York University New York, NY X X  
Ohio State University Columbus, OH X X  
Queen Mary, Institute of London London, UK   X
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College Wyncote, PA X X X
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Galloway, NJ   X  
Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ   X X
Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies Chicago, IL X X X
Tel Aviv University Tel Aviv, Israel   X  
Touro College New York, NY   X  
Towson University Towson, MD   X  
University of Calgary Calgary, AB   X  
University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, CA X    
University of California, San Diego San Diego, CA X X  
University of Chicago Chicago, IL X X  
University of Connecticut Storrs, CT   X  
University of Denver Denver, CO X X  
University of Manchester Manchester, UK X X  
University of Maryland College Park, MD   X X
University of Melbourne Melbourne, Victoria X X  
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI X X X
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA X X  
University of Sydney Sydney, NSW X X  
University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario X X  
University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA X X  
University of Wisconsin Madison, WI X X  
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI   X  
Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN   X X
Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO X X  
West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester, PA   X X
Yale Divinity School New Haven, CT   X  
Yale University New Haven, CT X    
Yeshiva University New York, NY X X  
York University Toronto, ON X X  

 


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