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MAJPS Admission Information

MAJPS Admission Information

The deadline for Preferred Admission
to the Fall 2015 Chicago-Area Cohort
is July 30, 2015.


Step 1: Complete Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies (MAJPS) Application and submit with nonrefundable application fee of $50.

Step 2: Submit Admissions Essay of 500 words, double-spaced.

Criteria for Admissions Essay

Part I: Include information about your educational background, work experience, personal and professional goals, and who you are.

Part II: Identify one challenging issue in contemporary Jewish life and offer reflections on how you would address it.

The essay must be clear and concise, indicating writing ability at the graduate level.

Step 3: Send official, original transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

Submit applications and recommendations to:

Stacey Flint
Director of Enrollment Management
Spertus Institute
610 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605-1901

Questions? Contact Stacey Flint at 312.322.1707 or

Spertus Institute has a longstanding record of non-discrimination in all educational opportunities. Spertus accepts students without regard to race, color, age, gender, marital status, religion, creed, physical disability, sexual orientation, place of national origin, military and veteran status, and any other classes protected by law.

Next Steps

Apply Now!

Applications now being accepted for a Fall 2015 cohort in Chicago and Spring 2015 cohorts in Milwaukee and Canada. The Spring 2015 cohort in Israel is full and the application period has closed.

Interested in learning more?

Contact Director of Enrollment Stacey Flint, who will meet you to discuss your goals and share how the Spertus MAJPS program can accelerate your career or empower your staff. Reach her at or 312.322.1707.

Characteristics of Spertus Institute Degree Programs

  • Non-traditional programs geared toward busy, working adults
  • Emphasis on application of learning
  • Distinguished faculty
  • Program support through expert library resource assistance and academic advising

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