M.A. On Campus Online

East-West Psychology

California Institute of Integral Studies

24 months
1242 USD/credit 22356 USD/year
1242 USD/credit 22356 USD/year
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The MA in East-West Psychology is a two-year program at California Institute of Integral Studies requiring 36 units of study. The structure of the program is designed to provide an ample degree of flexibility that allows students to focus on specific areas of study, as well as to explore a variety of Western, Eastern, and Indigenous approaches to psychology and spirituality. 


Our East-West Psychology program at California Institute of Integral Studies actively explores the convergence Eastern, Western, and indigenous psychologies and spiritualities in the spirit of pluralism, dialogue, and integral inquiry. We are eager to explore the meaning of this convergence for our diverse and multicultural world.

Our East-West Psychology program is guided by and dedicated to the following educational ideals:

  • To offer an integral education that honors intellectual excellence and the voice and wisdom of the somatic, vital, emotional, imaginal, and spiritual dimensions of our students.
  • To create a learning community that fosters the psycho-spiritual development of our students and supports their individual gifts and potentials.
  • To bring spirituality into academia and to explore transformative elements of inquiry, learning, and writing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Community Retreat
  • East-West Psychology
  • Non-Dual Perspectives in Spiritual Counseling 
  • Integrative Seminar
  • Yoga Psychology
  • Jung, Nonduality, and Eco-Psychology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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


36 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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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.

Living costs for San Francisco

2206 - 4119 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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