Sofia University

Ph.D. in Psychology



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. in Psychology (concentration in Transpersonal Psychology)

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

Sofia University, formerly the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology's Hybrid: Face-to-Face/Online Ph.D. in Psychology provides an opportunity for working adults to study transpersonal psychology in a distance learning and online format for personal, educational or professional advancement. The program is designed for mature students who have the ability to work independently and the desire and motivation to parlay the principles and practices of transpersonal psychology into creative and professional applications Sofia's Global Ph.D. in Psychology is a 120 unit program combining online classes, residential seminars, and innovative research. The program focuses on the research, evaluation, and application of transpersonal principles, (such as mindfulness, discernment, compassion, and appreciation of differences) in four major areas: individuals, small groups, organizations, and the global community. In addition to giving students the opportunity to integrate academic rigor with experiential learning, the program fosters collaborative learning through group dialogue and participation. Students will also have the opportunity to apply these principles of transpersonal psychology to specific activities, such as research, counseling, education, wellness, administration, as well as religious, spiritual, and other helping professions. Here’s what this program offers you: -- Integrated whole-person studies -- Biannual weeklong on-campus seminars -- Online courses accessible worldwide -- Opportunities to conduct original research -- Experienced and dedicated professors -- A diverse learning community -- An optional creative expression specialization Tuition: Years 1 & 2 - $21,320 Years 3, 4, & 5 - $26,336


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Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Locale: Small City

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