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Jewish Instructional Education

Jewish instructor with adult students

Master of Education (M.Ed.) 

This 33-credit program is ideal for educators in day schools, supplementary schools, and those serving in informal education positions in a myriad of Jewish instructional settings.

The M.Ed. has a special tuition rate of $450 per credit (all courses are 3 credits), and qualified Midcareer Fellows receive a 25% tuition grant.

Foundational Education Courses (6 credits)

Students choose two courses from among the M.Ed. Foundational Courses such as:

  • EDU 522 Effective Learning Assessment

  • EDU 554 Issues in Contemporary Classroom Management

  • EDU 555 Culture and Family Dynamics

  • EDU 559 Teaching Tolerance in the Classroom  

  • EDU 518 Legal and Ethical Issues in the 21st Century Classroom 

  • EDU 591 School and Society

  • EDU 516 Principles of Instructional Design

  • EDU 532 Moral Education in the Classroom 

  • EDU 510 Applying Universal Design in the Classroom 

Concentration Courses (18 Credits)
• JED 510 Fundamentals & Orientations in Jewish Education (3 credits)
• Jewish Education Methods courses (6 credits)
• Jewish Studies and/or Jewish Education courses (9 credits)

Electives (9 Credits)
Students choose from Jewish Education, Jewish Studies, Holocaust & Genocide, Nonprofit Management, General Education

Prerequisite/Co-Requisite: College level Hebrew III or exam exemption
Students must achieve a competence level of Hebrew III by the time they complete the degree program. In order to meet this requirement, they may take Hebrew at Gratz College, transfer credits from another approved program, or place out by testing.

For more information, please contact, 215-635-7300, option 3.

Jewish education graduate Rebecca Charhon '23 describes her experience at Gratz.