A program that focuses on the history, culture, and religion of the Jewish people. Includes instruction in Jewish religious heritage, sacred texts, and law; Jewish philosophy and intellectual history; Jewish life and culture, both in Israel and the Jewish Diaspora; historical Jewish minority cultures such as the Yiddish, Sephardic, and other; anti-Semitism, gentile relations and Shoa; Zionism; and modern developments within Judaism.
Of the 590 Jewish/Judaic Studies degrees granted each year at the Associates degree level, 49% percent of whom are men and the other 51% percent are women. Did you know that New York has more students graduating with a degree in Jewish/Judaic Studies than any other state? In fact, New York granted 564 degrees last year! The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Jewish/Judaic Studies is $37,800.
Yeshiva University, Seminary Bnos Chaim and New York Seminary are three schools well-known for Jewish/Judaic Studies programs. In fact, there are 519 students at Yeshiva University pursuing a Associates degree in Jewish/Judaic Studies. Take a look at the college options in the table below.