International Program in English
The Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT) – Lev Academic Center is the world’s leading institute of higher education dedicated to Torah and Technology, and a major center of academic research with an emphasis on computer science, electro-optics, and business. The Lev campus for men is located in Jerusalem’s Givat Mordechai neighborhood and comprises approximately 1,500 undergraduate and graduate students. The Tal campus for girls is located in the Givat Shaul neighborhood and comprises approximately 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
The International program in English is proud to present a novel opportunity to obtain a prestigious academic degree which provides strong professional training in the areas of business and computers.
Approximately $3,800 per year*
*At exchange rate of 3.55 NIS per dollar and current public tuition rates set by the Council for Higher Education. This fee does not include room, board, and Beit Midrash, if required.
Requirements for Acceptance
- High School Diploma
- SAT/ ACT / or TIL (Israeli) Exam
- Personal Interview
- For computer science, a strong background in Math (pre-calculus/calculus)
Mr. Gaby Novick email@example.com 058-419-0087
Chaviva (Office) 972-2-675-1011
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Business Administration
Department Chair: Dr. Yossef Tobol
The academic curriculum is modeled on programs developed in leading universities around the world, and combines studies in management and marketing with a background in technology. The curriculum incorporates both lectures and practical research projects which challenge the students to apply their knowledge to real life situations. Over 700 students have already graduated from this program and have acquired leading positions in the business and high-tech sectors, both in Israel and abroad. In addition, many graduates have continued their studies towards advanced academic degrees.
Schedule for Men:
We are now offering this program in a “concentrated” format - just a day and a half of studies per week (Tuesday afternoons and evenings, and Friday mornings) during the fall, spring, and summer semesters. This framework allows students to spend the majority of their time in their own Yeshiva, while pursuing their B.A in business administration at JCT’s International Program in English.
Schedule for Women:
Classes meet Sunday through Wednesday mornings between 9 and 1:30 during the fall and spring semesters, with a two-month summer vacation.
Duration: 3 years during which the student must accumulate 130 credits composed of required courses and electives.
Basic courses for Business Administration:
Math, Probability and Statistics for Business Administration, Computer Applications in Management, Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting for Business Administration, Principles of Finance, Business Law, Commercial Law, Introduction to Micro-Economics, Introduction to Macro-Economics, English for Business Management, Business Ethics. Economy of Israel.
Introduction to Information Systems for Accountants, Advanced Computer Applications for Accounting, Business Intelligence, Sales Strategies
Marketing Management, Research Methods for Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Sales Strategies
Principles of Management, Operational Research for Business Management, Human Resources Administration, Organizational Behavior
Analysis of Financial Reports for Business Management, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in an Open Economy, Advanced Issues in Finance
Business Strategy, Business Strategy and Imperfect Competition Seminar - Product Forecasting and Innovation, Entrepreneurship I, Intern Project, Final Project
Bachelor of Science (B. S.) in Computer Science
Department Chair: Dr. Mordechai Reif
The world of computers is synonymous with fast-paced development and change. Computers have practical use in almost every aspect of our lives, including industry, commerce, and medicine.
The curriculum of the Computer Science Department offers students theoretical background as well as practical experience in computes, which can be used in industry or business. The course provides a student with familiarity with programming, the architecture of computer systems, and engineering software and communications.
The ESP-Computer Science Department offers a B.Sc. degree in general Computer Science.
This area of study provides the student with a basic understanding of computer programming, computer basics, the structure of the computer, its operating systems and hardware, and inter-computer communications.
The Department of Computer Science is certified by the Israel Office of Information Systems Analysts.
Schedule for Men:
Classes meet Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons from 2:30 until 6 during the fall, spring, and summer semesters.
Schedule for Women:
Classes meet Sunday through Wednesday mornings between 8:30 and 1:30 during the fall and spring semesters, with a two-month summer vacation.
Duration: 3 years during which the student must accumulate 120 credits composed of required courses and electives.
Calculus I, II for Engineers, Linear Algebra I, II, Differential Equations, Finite Mathematics, Mathematical Logic, Probability and Statistics for Engineers
Principles of Computer Science:
Introduction to Computer Science(Lecture+Lab), Introduction to Computer Communication, Data Structures, Workshop in C++, Analysis of Algorithms, Logic & Functional Programming, Object-Oriented Programming, Computability and Computational Complexity, Automata & Formal Languages, Compilers & Interpreters
Software and Systems Engineering:
Digital Systems, Computer Architecture, Operating Systems, Database Systems and Mini-Project, Fundamentals of Programming Languages, Software Engineering and Design and Mini-Project.
The student chooses sufficient elective courses to complete the 120 credits needed for the degree.
Sample elective courses:
The Engineer in a Business Environment, Mini-project in Windows, TCP-IP Networks, Wan Networks, Java, Unix