Professional Career Programs
Hebrew Theological College provides many opportunities for students to fulfill their professional career goals. Academic and career guidance is a key element to student success in these areas. Some of the programs described below are based entirely at HTC, others are accomplished through HTC’s strategic alliances with other institutions and a few are preparatory degrees required for admission to post-BA degree programs. Students are advised to contact their Department Chair, Dean or other designated faculty member to discuss career goals and academic requirements.
Hebrew Theological College supports an extensive Accounting Department with coursework available in the areas of financial and managerial accounting, tax law and auditing. Students majoring in Accounting may choose the Certified Public Accounting track which provides coursework to meet the Illinois Board of Examiners’ requirements for the CPA exam. Click here for more information
Hebrew Theological College’s Department of Education is accredited by the Illinois State Board of Education to provide teacher training programs in Elementary and Special Education. In addition, students may opt to pursue Judaic Teacher Certification. At present, additional majors in Education are only offered to students on the Blitstein Institute Campus. Click here for more information
Many Hebrew Theological College graduates have pursued advanced degrees in Law and embarked on successful careers in the legal profession. HTC supports students interested in this career path through academic guidance and career counseling.
Medical and Dental
HTC offers all of the pre-requisite courses and opportunities necessary for students to successfully demonstrate their competencies in the areas of science, mathematics and language arts necessary to the successful application process for Medical and Dental schools. Click here for more information
HTC supports several paths for students interested in a career in Nursing. In addition, Hebrew Theological College and North Park University (NPU) have established a Cooperative Program for Nursing. This program permits students to complete their prerequisite liberal arts and sciences requirements during two years at HTC’s Blitstein Institute for Women and then matriculate into North Park University’s School of Nursing to complete a Bachelor of Science – Nursing (BSN) program. At present, this program is only offered to students on the Blitstein Institute Campus. Click here for more informaition
In conjunction with Rush University, Hebrew Theological College is pleased to offer an accelerated BA/MSc in Occupational Therapy. Students interested in pursuing this career opportunity select an additional major in Psychology and take specific coursework to fulfill prerequisite requirements. Upon completion of at least 90 semester hours of the pre-professional curriculum and having fulfilled other requirements, students may be admitted to a Rush University program of study leading to the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy to be awarded by Rush University. Click here for more information
Hebrew Theological College and the Chicago College of Pharmacy of Midwestern University (Downer’s Grove, Illinois) have a Dual Acceptance Program enabling students to apply to and be accepted by HTC and CCP simultaneously. This unique six year program is structured so that accepted students enroll in Judaic Studies and General Education courses, including extensive science and mathematics courses, at HTC for the first two years and then complete a four year program at CCP. Click here for more information
For information regarding HTC’s Major in Health Sciences/Physical Therapy Concentration please click here.
Pre-Speech and Language Pathology
This growing field provides career possibilities in many settings, including clinics, hospitals and schools. Many HTC students have successfully entered graduate school and are currently working in this field. Students interested in pursuing this career opportunity opt for an additional major in Psychology.