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"There’s a real camaraderie among the students and the teachers are great." — Louis Stromberg, Jewish Professional Studies student

At Spertus Institute, we create dynamic learning opportunities, rooted in Jewish wisdom and culture, that enable personal growth and develop skills for future community leaders.

Our programs are designed to help our students transform their lives and communities. Spertus advanced degree programs are uniquely flexible, allowing students to tailor their own rich and meaningful academic experiences. Exceptional faculty, mentors, and resources inspire new thinking with real-world application.

Program options include:

Join our vibrant Jewish community where you will
learn to lead and inspire!

Student Profile

Louis Stromberg, a transplant from the DC area, is the first Spertus student to simultaneously take the Nonprofit Management and Jewish Professional Studies degree tracks. MORE>

About Spertus Students

Spertus students serve as administrators, advisors, camp directors, educators, executives, fundraisers, program directors, and more. The agencies where they are making a difference include:

Alzheimer’s Association
American Technion Society
Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema
Illinois Senate
International Aid, Inc.
JCC Chicago
Jewish Federation of Canada
Jewish National Fund
Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation
   of Metropolitan Chicago
National Foundation for Temple Youth
Rush University Medical Center
Solomon Schechter Day School
Spertus Institute
Union of Reform Judaism
United Way

Mazel Tov

Mazel tov to Spertus Alumni (and newlyweds) Beth Avner and Sam Rodin, who met as students in our Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies program. From all of us, best wishes for years of happiness.