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Asian Contemplative and Transcultural Studies

California Institute of Integral Studies

24 months
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1242 USD/credit 22356 USD/year
1242 USD/credit 22356 USD/year
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About

Our master’s in East-West Psychology with a concentration in Asian Contemplative and Transcultural Studies from California Institute of Integral Studies is a two-year, online M.A. program consisting of 36 units.

Overview

Program Requirements

The Asian Contemplative and Transcultural Studies program from California Institute of Integral Studies curriculum consists of 23 units of required courses (core courses and required and directed electives) from the principal areas of the program in psycho-spiritual practice, including eastern, western, indigenous, contemporary participatory spirituality, and socially-engaged practices and service learning. The program also includes an additional 13 units of electives in areas of the student’s choice.

The concentration also features a certificate in Yoga Studies. An appropriate combination of core and elective courses are required for receiving this certificate. It can also be taken separately from the degree concentration and applied as a stackable component to the degree if desired.

Additionally the following scholarships are available speciically for students of this master's program: Michael and Gityjoon Hebel Scholarship, Cultural Integration Fellowship Integral Scholarships and the Rina Sircar Scholarship. See our scholarships page for more details.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • East-West Psychology
  • Community Retreat
  • Yoga Psychology
  • Krishnamurti and Bohmian Dialogue and Inquiry
  • Contemplative Traditions and Practices
  • Chinese Philosophy and Psychology
  • Auroville: An Immersive Research Experience

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • 3rd application deadline: pending program space availability (after the Feb 15th priority deadline).

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the Online Admissions Application and Submit the Application Fee

  • Submit Your Supporting Materials

  • Submit Your Official Transcripts

  • Minimum GPA: A GPA of 3.0 or higher in previous coursework is required. However, a GPA below 3.0 does not automatically disqualify an applicant and CIIS will consider a prospective student whose GPA is between 2.0 and 3.0. These individuals are required to submit a GPA Statement and are encouraged to contact the Office of Admissions to discuss their options.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22356 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1242 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    22356 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1242 USD per credit during 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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