Enrollment: 3 times per year
Financial Aid: Yes
City: Newton Centre
Street: 160 Herrick Road
Hebrew College is an accredited college of Jewish studies in Newton Center, near Boston, Massachusetts. It was founded in 1921 and is committed to Jewish scholarship in a transdenominational academic environment. Hebrew College offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, Hebrew-language training, summer institutes, a rabbinical school, a cantorial school and continuing-education programs. Internationally renowned architect, Moshe Safdie, designed and built the institution's facilities located in Newton, Massachusetts.
Hebrew College also offers online courses and MA in Jewish Studies. Hebrew College Online enables students to access the world of online Jewish study to meet all educational needs. It allows them to take one course at a time, earn a master's online or integrate classroom-based courses with online counterparts to complete a degree or certificate program. All online courses are designed to emulate the same quality interaction between faculty and students that are backed by user-friendly technical support.
The College maintains a historical commitment to Jewish learning and scholarship within a transdenominational, nonsectarian academic environment. Academic degree and certificate programs the College offers provide students with a solid grounding in Judaica and the tools to apply that knowledge toward a career in the Jewish professions or advanced scholarship. But Hebrew College continuously develops new academic programs to help meet the growing demand for Jewish educators and other professionals, as well as new means to make advanced Jewish studies available to a wider audience via the Internet.
Graduates build successful careers as educators or administrators in Jewish day schools, congregational Hebrew schools, Jewish preschools, community centers, synagogues, and Jewish camps and youth groups; enter the rabbinate and canto rate; earn advanced degrees in Jewish scholarship; or prepare for Jewish communal work. Placing a strong emphasis on text study and Hebrew literacy, all academic programs include a unique transdenominational Rabbinical School, Cantor-Educator program, and the Internetís first online masterís degree in Jewish Studies. The Hebrew College Fellows Program provides merit fellowships for outstanding degree candidates. Financial aid is also available.