MA in Jewish Studies Admissions
Are you ready to apply to Spertus Institute’s MA in Jewish Studies program as the next step on your Jewish educational journey? We would love to help you do so!
Please contact Amie Barrish, Assistant Director for Recruitment, at email@example.com with any questions about eligibility, requirements, or your application.
Step 1: Prepare Your Application Materials
Please have these four items ready to upload:
Professional resume with a summary of your employment experience.
Please submit a 500-word, double spaced, autobiographical essay. The essay should include information about your educational background, work experience, and personal and professional goals. Identify one challenging issue in contemporary Jewish life and offer reflections on how you would address it. The essay must be clear, concise, organized, and well-written.
Step 2: Complete Your Application
Complete and submit the application from the button below.
There is a $50 nonrefundable application fee. Pay by credit card within the form, or, if needed, by check sent under separate cover.
Within the form, upload your resume, statement of additional experience (as necessary), bio, and admissions essay.
Step 3: Your Transcripts
Proof of your baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university is a requirement. Request official transcripts from all colleges and universities you have attended, including those where no credit was received. Have official transcripts emailed or mailed directly from the institution to:
Assistant Director for Recruitment
Spertus Institute Admissions
610 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605-1901
Step 4: Fellowship or Scholarship Eligibility
Tuition remission is available. Please speak to a member of the Spertus admissions department for more information.
Step 5: Interview and Letter of Acceptance
Upon review of the application, qualified candidates will be contacted to set up an interview with a member or members of the admissions committee.
Letter of Acceptance
Upon acceptance, applicant will receive an official letter stating acceptance (or outlining any conditions of acceptance) with details about program schedule. Applicants can expect to be notified within approximately two weeks.