The Gratz College Holocaust and Genocide Studies program focuses on the Holocaust, its contemporary significance, and the broader phenomenon of genocide in modern times.

Scholarships Available


Gratz College has rolling admissions. Next online term: June 26 - August 20, 2019.

Intensive on-campus Summer Institute course from July 14-19: Genocide in Literature and Art

Ask about Samuel P. Mandell Scholarships for new students.

Gratz’s Masters degree in Holocaust and Genocide Studies and continuing education offerings are designed for educators in public and private schools, museum staff, community professionals, religious and lay leaders, those involved in interfaith dialogue, and adult learners taking classes for personal enrichment or credit.

Holocaust and Genocide Studies degree and certificate program students have access to the Holocaust Oral History Archive at Gratz College's Tuttleman Library, which comprises one of the largest collections of audio-taped testimony in the United States. The Tuttleman Library itself houses a collection of over 2,200 titles of Holocaust and related resources. In addition, there are approximately 1,400 titles on World War II.

In cooperation with the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education, this program may be applied to New Jersey teacher professional development hours if aligned with an Individual Professional Development Plan. Teachers are advised to obtain approval from a supervisor prior to registration. 
ACT 48 professional development credits are available for Pennsylvania teachers.