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CHAIR OF THE DEPARTMENT:
Professor David Engel
DIRECTOR OF GRADUATE STUDIES:
Professor Jeffrey Rubenstein
Master of Arts Program in Hebrew and Judaic Studies
The M.A. degree in Hebrew and Judaic studies is awarded to students who have completed at least 32 points of graduate course work (a minimum of 24 points in residence at New York University), including the required HBRJD-GA 1004, Recent Developments in Hebrew and Judaic Studies, demonstrated proficiency in Hebrew and at least one additional foreign language, passed a written comprehensive examination, completed a research paper in a departmental seminar, and obtained certification from two members of the department that the paper demonstrates research competence appropriate to the M.A. level.
Dual Degree Master of Public Administration in Public and Non-Profit Management and Policy Master of Arts in Hebrew and Judaic Studies
The dual degree Program in Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy and Hebrew and Judaic Studies, sponsored jointly by the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, leads to the M.P.A. degree in public and nonprofit management policy and the M.A. degree in Hebrew and Judaic Studies. It is intended to train students for careers in Jewish communal service.
Dual Degree Master of Arts in Education and Jewish Studies and Master of Arts in Hebrew and Judaic Studies
The dual degree Program in Education and Jewish Studies and Hebrew and Judaic Studies, sponsored jointly by the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, leads to the M.A. degree in Jewish education and the M.A. degree in Hebrew and Judaic Studies. It is intended to train students for a variety of careers in Jewish education.
Doctor of Philosophy Program in Hebrew and Judaic Studies
The Ph.D. is a research degree. Its completion signifies that the recipient is able to conduct original research and has made a serious contribution to knowledge of the field. Students must train in a major and a minor field and must acquire both the Judaic and general background and methodology necessary for their research.
Joint Degree Doctor of Philosophy Hebrew and Judaic Studies and History
Students who have been admitted to graduate study in Hebrew and Judaic Studies or History may apply for a joint doctoral program in both departments. Candidates who have not yet matriculated at New York University may apply directly for admission to the program. Students complete 36 points in Hebrew and Judaic Studies and 36 points in History, pass major field written examinations in both departments and a joint oral examination, meet all language requirements for the Ph.D. degree in Hebrew and Judaic Studies, and present an acceptable dissertation.