24 months
22860 USD/year
22860 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The first year of the Jewish Studies program from Hebrew College is focused on grounding students with an introduction to Jewish texts, practice, Hebrew language and Jewish history. The second year of the program allows students to focus on either Jewish history and thought or the Jewish textual tradition.


About Jewish Studies at Hebrew College

The Hebrew College commitment to in-depth Jewish study, pluralism, and spiritual vitality -and the opportunity the study alongside our rabbinical students makes the Master of Arts in Jewish Studies program a unique learning experience.


Coming to study at Hebrew College also means there are a wealth of elective opportunities open in Jewish education, halakhah (Jewish law), and Jewish mysticism.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Two courses in Hebrew language 
  • Genres and Themes of Biblical Literature
  • One additional Biblical text course
  • Graduate Research Seminar Thesis class 
  • Classical Jewish Thought
  • Medieval Jewish Thought
  • Modern Jewish Thought
  • Mystical Prayer in Judaism
  • Theology of the Jewish Year
  • The History of Zionism and Israeli Society

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The admissions process begins by contacting the Hebrew College Office of Admissions to learn more about your program of interest.
  • The next step is to submit your application for admission. After you submit your initial application form, you can submit the rest of your application materials.
  • At any time during the inquiry and application process, you are encouraged to arrange a campus visit.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22860 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    22860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22860 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Newton

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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