Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership

Spertus Institute

Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Spertus MAJPS program offers core courses in the areas of classical and contemporary Jewish knowledge that are most relevant to Jewish communal life today, combined with essential professional training in nonprofit management and individualized study to advance students’ personal and professional interests. It has a strong mentoring component that fosters professional development and the integration of coursework and professional work. The program is offered through a combination of courses offered on-campus, in intensive seminars, and through distance learning. It is run on a cohort basis, offering the opportunity for students from a wide range of institutional and professional backgrounds to network, learn from one another, and create a vibrant community of practice. Cohorts begin annually.


Spertus is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604

International Student Requirements:

No international students at this time.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 45

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $15,000 full program USD

In State Tuition (per year): 15000 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 15000 USD

Classification: Specialized Institution—Theological seminary or other faith-related institution

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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