Joint Degree Programs

Kickstart your future as a Jewish leader

Graduate student Bailey Romano researching at the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives at HUC-JIR/Cincinnati.

Ph.D. in Jewish and Christian Studies in the Greco-Roman Period 

Immerse yourself in the texts and culture of the classical world

Pursue advanced studies in the PSGS and the top-rated Classics Department at the University of Cincinnati. Students interested in Jewish and Christian studies of the Greco-Roman Period can utilize the resources of both institutions through coursework at HUC-JIR and the University of Cincinnati. Benefit from this unique opportunity offered by neighboring institutions.

M.A. in Jewish Law and Ethics 

Study at HUC-JIR and also at law school while engaging in social service

Students interested in understanding Jewish law and ethics through the study of law will find this a perfect option. The program includes Jewish text courses at the PSGS and law courses at the excellent University of Cincinnati Law School. In addition, students have opportunities to take part in social service and educational projects.

Joint Ordination - Ph.D. in Judaic and Cognate Studies 

Become a rabbi-scholar and share the wealth of Torah with future generations

Academically gifted rabbinical students who wish to pursue a Ph.D. can enroll in the PSGS while completing their Rabbinical Program. Take your first year of Ph.D. course work during your fifth year of rabbinical school.