Students applying for admission to the Master of Arts in Education degree or the Master of Arts in Teaching degree from the Graduate Center for Jewish Education must have completed a bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) with a competitive grade-point average from an accredited college or university.

The following are strongly recommended:

  • Prior experience in teaching or working in an educational setting.
  • At least one year of college-level Hebrew or the equivalent Hebrew proficiency.


Candidates for the MAEd in ECE and the MAT programs are required to be teaching a minimum of 10 hours per week.