Master's level study equips students for high level research of the Tanakh, and prepares them for research on the doctoral level.
Requirements for Admission:
1. GPA of 76 or above in bachelor degree studies.
2. Students whose B.A. is in another discipline or who have come from outside the university are often required to enroll in supplementary B.A. level courses in Tanakh, prior to commencing study on the master's level.
Tracks of Study:
1. Track A (with thesis) – 12 credits of study
2. Track B (without thesis) – 18 credits
3. Teacher's Track (without thesis) – 18 credits
One Year M.A. Program
The department offers an intensified one-year master's program (without thesis). The program requires students to take nine courses in one of two tracks:
1. Studies during the regular year of one full day a week + intensified summer courses of 2-4 weeks.
2. Study during the year spread over two days – Tuesdays and Thursdays.
The program is flexible and can be tailor-made to fit individual needs. Students that need to fulfill requirements of supplemental study will be assigned a personalized schedule of study. The program is specifically geared to teachers who are on sabbatical, but is open to all qualified and interested.