California Institute of Integral Studies

School of Consciousness and Transformation

Philosophy, Cosmology and Consciousness


1453 Mission Street

San Francisco, CA 94103

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA in Philosophy and Religion

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness (PCC) PhD and MA programs aim to create the leadership necessary for profound, progressive, transformation of social institutions and individual consciousness. PCC is dedicated to re-imagining the human species as a mutually enhancing member of the Earth community.

PCC attracts intellectually engaged individuals who are striving to find meaningful ways to develop their gifts to serve the future of the world. Drawing upon some of the most powerful ideas of Western intellectual and spiritual traditions, together with insights from Asian spiritual philosophies and indigenous worldviews, the PCC faculty has constructed a multidisciplinary course of study to help accelerate each student's journey into his or her particular leadership role.

The program aims to inspire thoughtful action by emphasizing the importance of linking theoretical study and reflection to practical intervention in the world. The program supports those called to meet the Earth community's unprecedented evolutionary challenges by offering a rigorous and supportive learning community where participants can find their voice and vision as leaders.

About the Program

Our online Master's of Arts Program includes online coursework and three four-day intensives at the CIIS campus in San Francisco.




Accredited by: Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100 Alameda, CA 94501 (510) 748-9001 Fax: (510) 748-9797 Email:

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: MA -36 units; PhD-36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): MA: 1165 PhD:1 346 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 19801

Out State Tuition (per year): 19801

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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