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Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership


Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership / Program in Jewish Studies is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies (MAJPS)
Doctor of Science in Jewish Studies (DSJS)
Doctor of Jewish Studies (DJS)
Master of Arts in Jewish Studies (MAJS)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Interview, BAJS (for MAJS)
Doctoral Degree Requirements MAJS

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans


Total faculty

Location & Contact

Address 610 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL  60605-1901
United States
Contact Dr. Dean Phillip Bell
Provost and Vice President
Phone: 312-322-1791
Fax: 312-994-5360