Executive Master of Arts in Jewish Education
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

Program Details

Earn an Executive Master of Arts degree in Jewish Education through Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.  This degree is designed for working professionals looking to expand opportunities in Jewish education.  Students should have a minimum of five years experience in this career to enroll in this flexible program.

Courses include but are not limited to:

  • Organizational systems and change
  • The Jewish textual tradition
  • Ideologies of Jewish education
  • Teaching and learning
  • Curriculum

Strengthen leadership skills and advance your career path through intensive on-site seminars, e-learning courses, and a ten-day study in Israel.  Reach your personal and professional goals today.


  • Requires weekend fall seminars and 10-day summer intensives on campus, including a trip to Israel
  • Minimum of five years experience in leadership position in the field of Jewish education
  • Accredited BA or BS degree or higher
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Three references
  • Official transcripts
  • English language proficiency for international students, if applicable
  • Personal statement
  • Essay(s)
  • Resume
  • Photo 
  • Hebrew proficiency

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education