Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in the Field of Experiential Education and Jewish Cultural Arts

The Graduate School of Education and Human Development, in concert with the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, offers an intensive, interdisciplinary, 13-month degree program combining Jewish cultural arts, experiential education, and Jewish education. Graduates are prepared for leadership in Jewish museums and arts institutions, community centers, college campus organizations, social justice organizations, and other innovative educational and cultural settings.

Partnering theory with practice, and the classroom with fieldwork, the EE/JCA curriculum enables students to become competent, creative, and reflective professionals. The program:

  • Inspires students to develop exciting and relevant programming for a range of audiences,
  • Offers a year-long series of internships at cultural arts and educational institutions, and
  • Develops professional skills including budgeting, grant writing, workplace collaboration, and effective communication.

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.

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 The following requirements must be fulfilled: 30 credits in required courses.

Required
EDUC 6801Prelude to Experiential Education and Jewish Cultural Arts (taken for 1 credit)
EDUC 6802Finale in Experiential Education and Jewish Cultural Arts (taken for 1 credit)
EDUC 6803Introduction to Experiential Jewish Education (taken for 4 credits)
EDUC 6804Applied Research in Experiential Jewish Education (taken for 6 credits)
EDUC 6805Capstone in Experiential Education and Jewish Cultural Arts
JSTD 6211Displaying Jewish Culture: Landmark Exhibitions on Judaism and the Jewish Experience
or JSTD 6201 Jewish Life in Contemporary America
JSTD 6001Topics in Judaic Studies (Soundscape: Jews and Music )
or JSTD 6001 (Multiple Lives)
Electives
9 credits in elective courses approved by the advisor.