12 months
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About

At the Master of Arts level, we provide students with broad and intensive training in their fields of study. The Jewish Studies program at Yeshiva University appeals to individuals in all walks of life who strive to enhance their Jewish learning through a rigorous and stimulating program.  

Overview

The Jewish Studies degree at Yeshiva University is offered in the following areas of concentration: Bible, medieval Jewish history, modern Jewish history, Jewish philosophy, and Talmudic studies.

The program is structured to appeal to men and women (40 percent of our current student body is female) who strive to enhance their Jewish learning through a rigorous and stimulating program.

Outcomes

Whether you want to continue professionally in fields such as law or business, enter into more traditional areas like Jewish education or Jewish communal service, or pursue the degree out of intellectual curiosity and personal interest, the program is for those who want to be challenged and inspired.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biblical Hebrew
  • Ancient Jewish History
  • Book of Proverbs
  • East European Jewish Histories
  • Promised Lands: Jewish Presence in Latin America
  • Sephardic Reactions to Persecution: the Phoenix and the Fire
  • Medieval Jewish Philosophy
  • Modern Jewish Philosophy
  • Jewish Mysticism
  • Hasidism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
B

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a recognized college or university and have a grade point average of at least B (3.0).
  • Academic background should include documented evidence of a Hebrew proficiency adequate for the required readings. In the absence of such evidence, a Hebrew reading test may be required as part of the admission process.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1165 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    34950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1165 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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