Admissions:
Become an Educational Leader

What a great job I have! What could be better than teaching, supporting and nurturing the professionals who, in turn, teach Jewish students all over the world.

Deborah Skolnick Einhorn, PhD, Associate Dean for Academic Development, Shoolman Graduate School of Jewish Education

Admissions Requirements

Master of Jewish Education (MJEd) Online with or without a Specialization


MJEd Scholarships

MJEd Midcareer Fellowships are available for some students who complete 12 credits per year for three years, for a total of 36 credits. Fellows receive a one-third merit fellowship, and may be eligible to receive additional need-based aid from Hebrew College. Fellowship Eligibility includes:

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree at least five years prior to beginning study at Hebrew College.
  • Prior work for at least three years as a professional serving the Jewish community, and continued work in such a position for the duration of the fellowship.
  • Availability to enroll for at least 12 credits per year.
  • Working 15 hrs./week as a professional in the Jewish community

Master of Jewish Education – Pardes Educator Program in Israel

Interested students must apply to both Hebrew College and the Pardes Institute. The admissions departments of both institutions communicate to evaluate student applications. Additionally, the institutions communicate regarding administration and academic and student services.

The following is a general overview of eligibility and admission requirements:


Dual Degree: Master of Jewish Education and Master of Arts in Jewish Studies (MJEd/MAJS)


Master of Arts in Jewish Studies (on campus through Rabbinical School)


Certificate in Interfaith Families Jewish Engagement (IFJE) Online


Scholarships

MidCareer Fellowships

Midcareer Fellowships are available for some MJEd and MAJS//MAJS students. Fellows receive a one-third merit fellowship, and may be eligible to receive additional need-based aid from Hebrew College. Fellowship eligibility includes:

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree at least five years prior to beginning study at Hebrew College.
  • Prior work for at least three years as a professional serving the Jewish community, and continued work in such a position for the duration of the fellowship.
  • Availability to enroll for at least 12 credits per year.
  • Working 15 hrs./week as a professional in the Jewish community

IFJE Scholarships

Merit-based scholarships are available for up to 65 percent of the cost of tuition (three year maximum).


Application Deadlines

Fall – May 15, with a priority deadline of March 1
Spring: November 15

Extensions are granted on a case-by-case basis, though financial aid awards may be more limited for late applications.


 

Contact Info

Deb Ron
Schoolman Graduate School of Jewish Education
Hebrew College
dron@hebrewcollege.edu
617.559.8624

Master of Arts in Jewish Studies (MAJS)
Rabbi Daniel Klein
Rabbinical School
Hebrew College
dklein@hebrewcollege.edu
617.559.8637