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Spertus Institute's Jewish Studies Graduate Programs are designed for students who seek to explore the breadth of the Jewish experience though advanced scholarship. Jewish Studies Masters and Doctoral Degree Programs at Spertus immerse students in diverse Judaic content and provide a means for them to study important texts and learn to work with rigorous academic methodologies in areas most meaningful to them.
At Spertus, we embrace the idea that the wisdom of Jewish thought and the richness of Jewish experiences inform Jewish society and Judaism today. Our programs in Jewish Studies, therefore, encourage personal reflection and ask students to grapple with central Jewish ideas and writings in the service of personal, professional, and communal advancement.
Spertus Jewish Studies degree offerings include:
- Master of Arts in Jewish Studies (MAJS)
- Doctor of Science in Jewish Studies (DSJS)
- Doctor of Jewish Studies (DJS)
These programs are offered are offered on a quarter-term system, which allows for flexible and asynchronous registration and start dates. They are offered onsite and through distance learning.
The Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies (MAJPS) is offered in a cohort model, onsite at Spertus and in select other locations across North America.