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Jewish Studies (Z018)   

Program Title and Classification

Jewish Studies

Graduate Certificate Program

College: Arts and Humanities

Admissions Information

In order to be eligible for the Jewish Studies Certificate Program a student must be accepted into or currently enrolled in a master's or doctoral degree program at the University of Maryland. Please contact the Jewish Studies Department for more information. 

Application Deadlines

Type of Applicant Fall
Domestic Applicants:
US Citizens and Permanent Residents
Please visit the department website
International Applicants:
F (student) or J (exchange visitor) visas
A,E,G,H,I and L visas and immigrants.
Please visit the department website

Other Deadlines: Please visit the program website at

Degree Requirements

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (P.B.C.)

Total CreditsCore Requirements

12 credits required

JWST 600: General Seminar in Jewish Studies (3 credits)

JWST xxx (9 credits)


Students must take four graduate level courses (12 credits) in Jewish Studies. At least six of the 12 credits must be in a different discipline than the student's home department. All students take JWST 600, General Seminar in Jewish Studies, plus at least two other graduate readings or research courses at the 600-800 level. Only one 400-level course can count toward the certificate. Students must work with an advisor to determine which courses best suit their particular need



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