Special MA Degrees

Joint Graduate School MA/Ordination Program

Students currently enrolled in the The Rabbinical School who wish to study simultaneously for a master's degree in The Graduate School may apply to The Graduate School for admission to the joint master's/ordination program. They are encouraged to apply no later than their second year in rabbinical school and to begin the program no later than their third year. The Graduate School will follow its regular admissions procedures.

Upon the approval of the student's Graduate School adviser, the course requirements for the MA can be met in part by courses taken in the rabbinical school in the student's field of concentration.

All requirements for the master's degree (course work, applicable foreign languages, and examinations or thesis) remain in effect.

Joint Graduate School MA / Davidson School MA Program

Students currently enrolled in the Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education who wish to study simultaneously for a master's degree in The Graduate School may apply to The Graduate School for admission to the joint master's degree program. They may apply no earlier than their second year in The Davidson School and must have fulfilled their Davidson Hebrew requirements and their Davidson prerequisites. The Graduate School will follow its regular admissions procedures.

Upon the approval of the student's Graduate School adviser, the course requirements for the MA can be met in part by courses taken in The Davidson School in the student's field of concentration. All requirements for the master's degree (course work, applicable foreign languages and examinations, or thesis) remain in effect.

Conversely, students currently enrolled in The Graduate School who wish to study simultaneously for a master's degree in The Davidson School may apply to The Davidson School for admission to the joint master's degree program. They may apply no earlier than their fourth semester of residency and must have fulfilled their Graduate School Hebrew requirements and their Graduate School prerequisites.

All requirements for The Graduate School master's degree (course work, applicable foreign languages, and examinations or thesis) remain in effect.

Joint Graduate School MA / Cantorial Investiture Program

Students currently enrolled in the H. L. Miller Cantorial School and College of Jewish Music who wish to study simultaneously for a master's degree in The Graduate School may apply to The Graduate School for admission to the joint master's/investiture program. They are encouraged to apply no later than their second year in cantorial school and to begin the program no later than their third year. The Graduate School will follow its regular admissions procedures.

Upon the approval of the student's Graduate School adviser, the course requirements for the MA can be met in part by courses taken in the cantorial school in the student's field of concentration.

All requirements for the master's degree (course work, applicable foreign languages, and examinations or thesis) remain in effect.

BA/MA Option

A special BA/MA program has been developed in conjunction with List College. Details about application procedures and requirements may be found in the List College section.