The Jewish Theological Seminary has long nourished the religious and intellectual life of North American Jewry via its world-class library, outstanding faculty, and exceptional student body.
Along with a wide variety of programs, public events, organizational and community outreach, and innovative resources designed to enhance learning through all available channels, JTS continues to fulfill its goal of providing first-rate, cutting-edge research and education.
At JTS, we are creating exciting opportunities that bring to bear all of the learning gathered and furthered here to meet the needs of Judaism and the Jewish community.
Explore the many ways teaching and learning are central to all that we do at JTS:
Albert A. List College of Jewish Studies
List College provides undergraduates with a Jewish studies education of the highest quality, creating an environment in which modern Judaism is both lived and learned. Through dual-degree programs with Columbia University’s School of General Studies or Barnard College, students also receive a superior liberal arts education and participate in the full spectrum of college life.
William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education
Becoming a Jewish educator is a sacred calling. At The William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education, America's largest pluralistic school of Jewish education, we seek to enhance that calling through both a rigorous program and personal attention to your religious and professional growth.
The Graduate School
The Graduate School offers MA, DHL, PhD degrees and non-matriculating options to those interested in pursuing advanced Jewish Studies through 15 areas of specialization in the largest graduate-level program in North America.
The Rabbinical School
The Rabbinical School of The Jewish Theological Seminary offers an intensive program of study, personal growth, and spiritual development that leads to rabbinic ordination and a career of service to the Jewish community.
H. L. Miller Cantorial School and College of Jewish Music
H. L. Miller Cantorial School and College of Jewish Music of The Jewish Theological Seminary are two schools devoted to Jewish musical studies. They train select advanced students as hazzanim (cantors) for congregational service or as teachers of Jewish music, choral directors, composers, or research scholars. The H. L. Miller Cantorial School awards the diploma of hazzan, and the College of Jewish Music awards the master's degree in sacred music.