Do you love a new challenge? Do you enjoy sparking aha moments for others? Do you find fulfillment in rolling up your sleeves and seeing the impact of your work? Are you looking for the right place to launch your career in Jewish education?
Whether you already have experience working in your community, or are still exploring the right fit, pursuing a graduate degree in Jewish educational leadership is the creative, impactful, and spiritual work you’ve been seeking.
Be empowered to step into the in-demand leadership role you were meant to have. Your journey towards a stable, purposeful and respected career path filled with a lifetime of emotional and professional rewards starts at HUC-JIR. Emerge from this innovative program with the ability to manage, and educate courageously in a time of uncertainty and opportunity.
Let us guide you along a path to an unconventional workplace that values vision, play, experimentation, and true interpersonal bonds. Conduct transformative professional work while pursuing your graduate studies that will advance your career and help you grow into an effective change-maker. During your two to three years at HUC-JIR, you will:
Concurrent Master of Arts in Jewish Learning (optional 3-year track): Spend an optional additional year of study at our Jerusalem campus, immersed in the land, literature, and life of the Jewish people to earn credits toward an additional concurrent degree, a Master of Arts in Jewish Learning (MAJL).
A Master’s degree in Jewish Educational Leadership is the doorway to your life’s work. Come to HUC-JIR to become the dynamic leader you are meant to be, with a wide range of professional opportunities awaiting you in your career.
Upon graduation, you might become: