BS in Jewish Education




The Bachelor of Science degree in Jewish Education at WITS is designed to prepare students to become established, professional educators across the Jewish educational spectrum. The program is focused on equipping Orthodox Jewish women with the pedagogic, curriculum development, classroom management, Jewish content and leadership skills necessary to be successful in the field. The coursework trains women to become effective Jewish educational leaders who successfully serve, perpetuate, and enrich the Jewish community. The Bachelor of Science degree in Jewish education provides a solid foundation in education along with a liberal arts education and high-level Jewish Studies coursework.


​Program Goals

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Jewish Education, graduates will demonstrate the ability to:


  • Utilize effective oral and written communication, technology, and research skills in the classroom and broader school community.

  • Apply research-based teaching strategies, instructional techniques, and curriculum design in ways that strengthen the learning and religious development of Jewish students.

  • Employ critical and analytical thinking in addressing the diverse needs of learners in Jewish educational and communal settings.

  • Exhibit a level of Jewish literacy required to serve as teachers in a Jewish education setting.

  • Utilize Jewish ethics and values to serve as a role model and mentor for students.

  • Serve as an educator, professional, and leader in ways that strengthen and enrich students, families, communities, and society.

  • Read this information carefully. Familiarity with degree requirements will empower you to make important decisions when planning your program of study.

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Jewish Education is comprised of 120 credits, as explained below:

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