Jewish Education (Undergraduate)

Jewish Education (Undergraduate)

Gratz College is preparing the next generations of educators who, in turn, will mold future generations of Jewish students of all ages.

The Jewish community is seeing an increased demand for teachers and administrators in day and supplementary schools, Jewish summer camps, youth organizations and other institutions.

The undergraduate certificate is designed for those seeking a first credential in the field of Jewish Education. The certificate is designed to raise the level of Jewish knowledge and teaching skills of those already teaching or those desiring to teach in supplementary schools who have little or no formal background in Jewish Studies or Jewish Education

Admission Requirements

  • Online application ($50 application fee)
  • Official copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
    Mailed directly to:
    Office of Graduate Admissions
    Gratz College
    7605 Old York Road
    Melrose Park, PA 19027
  • Résumé or C.V. Please email a current résumé or C.V. to admissions@gratz.edu. You may submit your resume online.
  • Personal Statement (The personal statement should be 2-3 pages and describe your background, important experiences, future goals utilizing this degree, and why you have chosen Gratz College.  The personal statement may be submitted with the online application)
  • One letter of recommendation

Official copies of TOEFL scores are required for those whose native language is not English.

Curriculum Map

Undergraduate Certificate in Jewish Education

18 credits (6 courses)

  • Introduction to the Learner (3 credits)
  • Instructional Design (3 credits)
  • 2 courses in subject-specific Methods (6 credits)
  • 2 courses in either Jewish Studies or Jewish Education (6 credits)

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