24 months
42445 USD/year
30690 USD/year
10502 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


A dual M.A. in History and Jewish Studies at Indiana University Bloomington is available to students who are interested in a solid disciplinary training in History as well as a broad, interdisciplinary training in Jewish Studies and the corresponding languages.


This History and Jewish Studies program will appeal in particular to students who plan to pursue a professional career in the field of Jewish Studies or who plan to go on to a Ph.D. program in History.

Students will undergo a field review in the History department for which they will submit two papers written for History courses, at least one of which in a seminar.  Students will choose either the comprehensive exam or final thesis option to complete their requirements for the Jewish Studies M.A.

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Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Professional Study of History
  • History
  • The Teaching of College History
  • Teaching World History 
  • Teaching World History Practicum
  • Electives

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


52 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form
  • Application fee
  • Personal Statement/Statement of Intent
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
  • Writing Sample
  • Official Transcripts
  • Original GRE test scores
  • TOEFL scores (for non-native English speakers)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42445 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42445 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    30690 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30690 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    10502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10502 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Bloomington

1071 - 1733 USD /month
Living costs

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


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