Get Your Master’s Degree

The Master of Arts in Consciousness Studies and Master of Arts in Transformational Psychology are geared towards the study, reflection, assimilation and furtherance of the accumulated and emergent wisdom of all the cultures of the world, ancient and contemporary. Drawing on the disciplines of philosophy, psychology, religion, mysticism, mythology and the new discoveries and cosmologies of science, these programs provide the knowledge and tools leading towards universality and transformation of self and world.

Degree Programs

The University currently offers two degree programs:

Currently, the University is developing a Doctoral program and a Bachelor’s completion, to be announced.

Program Format and Delivery

The University of Philosophical Research provides a distance learning program. All 20 courses in each of the programs are 3 credits each, with the addition of a 3-credit Thesis/Student Comprehensive project, bringing the program to a total of 63 credits.

Each course comprises of listening to 10 one-hour (pre-recorded) lectures on video and audio, reading of at least two to three required and some recommended textbooks, live telephone conferences with each professor as well as an on-line Forum for the students to communicate with one another and the professors (see VIRTUAL CLASSROOM). The distance delivered program course assignments comprise objective and subjective methods of assessment and may include objective quizzes, midterm examinations as
well as one or more papers and/or projects.

The course album, with one DVD and ten audio CDs each, are sent prior to the beginning of the Term, after UPR has received payment of tuition.

The Course Guide distributed with each course includes the academic calendar and the syllabus for courses offered during a specific semester.

Recommendations for student’s success are included in the Study Guide, which details format requirements for assignments and instructions for using the online e-campus. Topical or assessment papers grades are returned within a 14-day time frame.

The student receives all information concerning the refund process and rights for cancellation prior to the initiation of any coursework, with the enrollment agreement.

Documentation is retained on site for: All dates of interaction with the student; assignments of faculty; faculty interaction and correspondence; academic progress and course/program completion.