Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is North America's leading institution of higher Jewish education and the academic, spiritual, and professional leadership development center of Reform Judaism. HUC-JIR educates men and women for service to American and world Jewry as rabbis, cantors, leaders in Jewish education, and Jewish nonprofit management professionals, and offers graduate degree programs to scholars and clergy of all faiths.
Students who would like to pursue an advanced academic and professional degree, the Distance Learning programs offer flexible, part-time programs online. Earn a master's degree or certificate.
Accreditation & Licensing
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)