The George Washington University

Columbian College of Arts and Sciences

Jewish Cultural Arts


Phillips Hall, Room 107, 801 22nd Street, N.W.

Funger Hall, Suite 301


Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Jewish Cultural Arts

Format: Campus

Program Description:

GW offers two exciting MA programs to meet the needs of the American Jewish community’s steadily growing interest in Jewish culture: Master of Arts in Jewish Cultural Arts Master of Arts Degree in Experiential Education and Jewish Cultural Arts (joint degree offered with the Graduate School of Education and Human Development) “Academic training at the nexus of arts, culture and Jewish life is critical to assuring the continuity and flourishing of a next generation of Jewish life in America. These MA programs are the first of their kind to prepare professionals with both a deep knowledge of Jewish content along with the tools to apply their knowledge toward creating new experiences for Jewish engagement. Providing professionals with the unique knowledge and skills to sustain and to create new institutions that provide powerful models of connection through music, literature, film, theater and the visual arts is essential. Jenna Weissman Joselit is a brilliant connector of scholarship and popular culture who has developed a much needed and pioneering program.” - Carole Zawatsky, CEO of the DC-JCC


Middle States Accredited

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: The Office of Student Financial Assistance offers financial aid in the form of Federal Stafford Loans and alternative loans to graduate students seeking to finance their graduate educations.

Locale: Large City

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