Master's Degree Programs

Near Eastern and Judaic Studies

Near Eastern and Judaic Studies and Hornstein: The Jewish Professional Leadership Program

Near Eastern and Judaic Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Near Eastern and Judaic Studies and Conflict Resolution and Coexistence

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The M.A. in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies

David Wright

Students pursuing the Brandeis Master of Arts in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies are able to enhance opportunities to work in a wide range of settings, including schools, museums and communal organizations as well as the diplomatic corps. It may also serve as a stepping stone to a professional degree or the Ph.D.

Requirements

  • Ordinarily, two years of full-time residence are required at the normal course rate of seven courses each academic year.
  • All candidates for the M.A. degree are required to complete a culminating assignment, by choosing to write a thesis, complete a significant final project, or take and pass an oral exam.
  • For complete details on MA degree requirements, please refer to the Brandeis Bulletin.