Titles and Degree Programs | Reconstructionist Rabbinical College

ADMISSIONS

Titles and Degree Programs

ADMISSIONS

Titles and Degree Programs

Master of Arts in Hebrew Letters and Title of Rabbi

Students receive the title Rabbi and the Master of Arts in Hebrew Letters (M.A.H.L.) degree upon successful completion of the rabbinic program. The College is authorized to grant the M.A.H.L. degree only in conjunction with rabbinic ordination; the two are not separable.

 

Master of Arts in Jewish Studies

The Master of Arts in Jewish Studies (M.A.J.S.) program offers a serious, graduate-level opportunity to delve deeply into Jewish history, thought, ethics and literature while searching for spiritual meaning and holiness. It provides students with a sound basis for later specialization, affording them a background in the full breadth of Jewish studies, including the Hebrew language.

 

Doctor of Hebrew Letters

Students or graduates of the College who have completed their dissertation for a doctoral degree at a recognized university are eligible to apply for candidacy for the Doctorate of Hebrew Letters (D.H.L.) degree granted by the College.

 

Joint Degrees and Special Programs

Master of Arts in Jewish Education with Gratz College

Students matriculated at the College who are interested in specializing in education may opt to enroll in the Master of Arts in Jewish Education Degree Program at Gratz College. Students can apply credits from approved coursework at the College to the Gratz degree and can apply credits from approved Gratz coursework to their degree from the College.

Coursework at RRC satisfies all relevant Jewish-studies requirements. Two RRC education courses also may be applied to the seven graduate courses in education required for the master’s degree at Gratz College. An internship under the supervision of a joint RRC-Gratz committee also is required.

 

Master of Science in Nonprofit Management with Gratz College

Students matriculated at the College who are interested in specializing in nonprofit leadership may opt to enroll in the Master of Science in Nonprofit Management Degree Program at Gratz College. Students can apply credits from approved RRC coursework to the Gratz degree and can apply credits from approved Gratz coursework to their RRC degree.

For information on Gratz College programs, contact Gratz College’s Office of Admissions at 215.635.7300 ext. 140, or 800.475.4635, ext. 140, or email: admissions@gratz.edu.

 

Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership with the University of Pennsylvania

The College has an arrangement with the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Policy and Social Practice’s Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership Degree Program, which provides RRC students who enroll in the program with special funding and accelerated opportunities.