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Leadership in Jewish Education and Communal Service

Towson University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
1104 USD/credit
1104 USD/credit
612 USD/credit
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About

Towson University is one of five higher education institutions nationwide that offers a master’s in Jewish education and communal service. This Leadership in Jewish Education and Communal Service program is delivered at Towson University.

Overview

The program offered by Towson University prepares students for careers as professional leaders for the Jewish community through a combination of leadership training, communal service and practical field experience. The interdisciplinary curriculum combines courses in leadership, education, non-profit management, communal service, Jewish studies and an internship experience tailored to each student.

About the Program

The Leadership in Jewish Education and Communal Service program emphasizes the development of effective communication, critical analysis, and flexible thinking skills. Core components include five graduate Jewish studies courses, six professional courses, a supervised internship and practicum seminar. You’ll choose from two concentrations:

  • The education concentration prepares you to share your knowledge of your faith in a variety of teaching and learning settings.
  • The communal professional concentration focuses on the development of leadership and communal service.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biblical Literature And Civilization
  • Jewish Law And Ethics
  • Introduction To Rabbinic Literature And History
  • Medieval Jewish History
  • Jews In The Modern World
  • Introduction To Jewish Thought
  • Diaspora Jewish Communities
  • American Jewish History
  • Special Topics In Judaic Studies
  • Contemporary Jewish Ethics: Reshaping The Jewish Identity In Our Generation
  • Exploration Of Holocaust Education
  • Leadership In Jewish Education And Communities
  • Jewish Communal Service Practicum Seminar 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

38 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university*
  • Minimum of a B average: overall GPA of 3.0/4.0

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1104 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1104 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1104 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1104 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    612 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 612 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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