Master of Arts in the Field of Jewish Cultural Arts

The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences offers a master of arts degree program in Jewish cultural arts. The program prepares students for careers in the management of museums, theaters, Young Men's Hebrew Associations, Jewish community centers, and foundations, as well as Jewish film, dance, literary, and music festivals. The degree is also designed to enhance the skills of professionals already in the field. The program combines the practical with the academic, providing students with the hands-on skills and intellectual capital to respond in innovative ways to new opportunities in the field of Jewish culture.

Visit the Judaic Studies webpage for more information about the program.

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.

The following requirements must be fulfilled:

The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.

36 credits, including 18 credits in required courses and 18 credits in elective courses.

Required
JSTD 6201Jewish Life in Contemporary America
JSTD 6211Displaying Jewish Culture: Landmark Exhibitions on Judaism and the Jewish Experience
JSTD 6298Capstone Seminar for the MA in Jewish Cultural Arts
MSTD 6102NonProfit Fiscal Management
PPPA 6032Managing Fund Raising and Philanthropy
MKTG 6255Strategic Brand Management
Electives
18 credits of approved elective courses. These electives must include two internships, which may be drawn from programs, departments, and schools including American Studies, Educational Leadership, English, History, Law, Media and Public Affairs, Museum Studies, and Theatre and Dance.