Pacifica Graduate Institute

Pacifica Graduate Institute

M.A./Ph.D. in Depth Psychology: combined Emphasis in Community, Liberation, and Ecopsychology - Doctorate


249 Lambert Road,

Carpinteria, CA 93110

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. Depth Psychology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Take your place in practicing interdisciplinary transformative approaches to community, cultural, and ecological challenges. Put depth psychology into dynamic dialogue with ecopsychology, critical community psychology, indigenous, and liberation psychologies from diverse cultural settings. Widen your repertoire of dialogue and arts-based approaches to group and community work, while gathering the skills to conduct participatory action research and community and organizational program evaluation. Receive mentorship to create paths to peace and reconciliation, justice, and sustainability in the particular areas of your interest through community engagement, research, teaching, and scholarship. An important part of the program is the community and ecological fieldwork component. Students have the opportunity to work in the area of their calling. Alumni have worked with organizations in Kenya, Rwanda, Tibet, South America, the United States, and more.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), specifically the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

International Student Requirements:

International students must submit results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). All foreign transcripts must be evaluated by World Education Services and submitted to Pacifica's Admissions Office.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 90

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Loans Offered: Loans are available by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). School Code G31268

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Size & Settings: 0-999

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