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Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies


Tuition is $16,500 for the complete two-year Spertus Institute MAJPS Program. Scholarships are sometimes available to admitted students, including the Midcareer Fellowship for students currently employed in a Jewish organization (15 hours per week minimum). MORE>

Additional Fees
The cost for textbooks and materials averages $200 per year. Students will also be responsible for a graduation fee.

Student Loans
Students may qualify for loans through Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). MORE>

Student Loan Deferments
MAJPS students may submit an in-school deferment form, thus placing their current loans into a grace period and deferring payments until completion of the program.

Did You Know?
Tuition and fees paid out-of-pocket (ie: not covered by Student Loans) for accredited higher education (like the graduate and certificate programs at Spertus Institute) may qualify for a deduction of up to $4,000 on your federal taxes, depending on your income. Check with your tax adviser for details.

Next Steps

Apply Now!

Applications now being accepted for a Fall 2015 cohort in Chicago and Spring 2015 cohorts in Milwaukee and Canada. The Spring 2015 cohort in Israel is full and the application period has closed.

Interested in learning more?

Contact Director of Enrollment Stacey Flint, who will meet you to discuss your goals and share how the Spertus MAJPS program can accelerate your career or empower your staff. Reach her at or 312.322.1707.

Characteristics of Spertus Institute Degree Programs

  • Non-traditional programs geared toward busy, working adults
  • Emphasis on application of learning
  • Distinguished faculty
  • Program support through expert library resource assistance and academic advising

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