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These academic programs have a curriculum component focused on spirituality, though spiritual development is not their entire focus.

Continuing professional education  top^

Spiritual Competency Resource Center

Spirituality is now accepted as an important component of cultural competence for mental health professionals. SCRC is an approved CE provider, offering online courses, guides to internet resources, and articles.
SCRC website, linked 08/16
http://www.spiritualcompetency.com/

Spirituality in Healthcare

Free online healthcare professional training module from the Center for Spirituality and Healing at the University of Minnesota.
Center for Spirituality & Healing website, linked 08/16
http://www.csh.umn.edu/modules/index.html

Teaching With Soul

Support for the Management Educator: After presenting what the concept of spirituality in the workplace entails, this article presents a list of books and other resource materials that offer more in-depth knowledge about spirituality in the workplace. The article concludes with spiritual principles that may be useful in management education.
Judi Neal website, by Judi Neal, linked 08/16
http://www.judineal.com/pages/pubs/teachsoul.htm

UPEACE Centre for Executive and Professional Education

Part of the University for Peace that delivers dynamic courses to nonprofit leaders, business executives, educators at all levels, UN staff, students and other professional audiences that incorporate the crosscutting themes of intercultural communication, negotiation and conflict resolution, and teambuilding.
UPEACE website, linked 08/16
http://www.centre.upeace.org

Cosmology and energies  top^

Aether Foundation

A teaching and research center on aether sciences located in France and dedicated to spreading light on the nature of the "5th element" and to promoting a new perspective on our physical world. The International University component provides correspondence courses focused on either engineering sciences or body (therapy) sciences.
Website, linked 08/16
http://translate.google.ca/translate?hl=en&sl=fr&u=http://aether-foundation.org/&ei=asDST_OUFeXW2AWGsYy9Dw&sa=X&oi=translate&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CFoQ7gEwAA&prev=/search%3Fq%3DAether%2BFoundation%26hl%3Den%26prmd%3Dimvns

Philosophy, Cosmology and Consciousness MA and PhD programs

A program designed to help shape the intellectual, moral, and spiritual leadership necessary for meeting an unprecedented evolutionary challenge.
California Institute of Integral Studies website, linked 08/16
http://www.ciis.edu/academics/graduate-programs/philosophy-cosmology-and-consciousness

Feminist spirituality degree programs  top^

Feminist Philosophy

The Philosophy Department offers an MA and a PhD in feminist philosophy.
The University of Western Ontario, linked 08/16
http://www.uwo.ca/womens/

Master of Arts in Women’s Spirituality

A woman-centered innovative education for personal transformation and social activism based in the values of the Sacred Feminine. Sofia University's M.A. degree in Women's Spirituality is a two-year women-centered weekend program.
Sofia U website, linked 08/16
http://www.sofia.edu/academics/graduate-school-of-transpersonal-studies/master-arts-womens-spirituality/

Women's Spirituality Programs

Interdisciplinary M.A. and Ph.D. programs grounded in the diverse Women’s Spirituality movement that has cultivated various ways in which women could pursue an authentic spiritual quest and engage with the issues of our time to effect constructive transformation.
California Institute of Integral Sciences, linked 08/16
http://www.ciis.edu/academics/graduate-programs/womens-spirituality-program

Multidisciplinary degree programs  top^

Certificate of Study in Spirituality and Health

The certificate recognizes students who have taken at least nine semester credit hours in coursework sponsored (or co-sponsored) by the Center for Spirituality and Health on spirituality and health issues.
University of Florida website, linked 08/16
http://www.ufspiritualityandhealth.org/ufcourses/certificate.asp

Graduate Institute MA programs

The Institute serves mature, lifelong learners in their pursuit of personal transformation and professional development and offers Master of Arts programs in Conscious Evolution, Experiential Health and Healing, Holistic Thinking, Irenic Studies, and Oral Traditions.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.learn.edu/

Holistic Theology

AIHT offers three degree programs in holistic theology focused on the study of God in the contact of the vast philosophical sphere of various religious approaches, which help deepen students’ theological knowledge, understanding, discernment, and vision of unity within diversity.
American Institute of Holistic Theology website, linked 08/16
http://www.aiht.edu/catalog/holistictheology.asp

Institute of Traditional Medicine

ITM offers diploma programs, related courses, and events and seminars to provide training in traditional medicine.
Website, linked 08/16
http://instituteoftraditionalmedicine.com/

MA in Spirituality Studies, University of Hull, UK

Designed to meet the needs of professionals working in areas such as health, education, and social work who wish to extend their knowledge and understanding of spirituality.
University of Hull, linked 08/16
http://www2.hull.ac.uk/FASS/css/mainspiritualitystudies.aspx

Masters Program in Spiritual Psychology

Provides degree programs in Spiritual Psychology, the study and practice of the art and science of human evolution in consciousness, so that people can develop greater awareness of themselves as spiritual beings who have a body but are not their body, who have a mind but are not their mind, and who have emotions but are not their emotions.
University of Santa Monica website, linked 08/16
http://www.universityofsantamonica.edu/

Metaphysics

AIHT's bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral courses in metaphysics explore such potent issues as the nature of being, the spirituality of morals, the power of mind, and the privilege of life itself.
American Institute of Holistic Theology website, linked 08/16
http://www.aiht.edu/catalog/metaphysics.asp

Sofia University

Offers a range of residential and distance learning graduate degree programs within a stimulating and transformative educational paradigm, valuing the mind, body, spirit connection. Formerly the Institute of Transersonal Psychology.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.sofia.edu/

Sophia Center for Culture and Spirituality

A wisdom school celebrating Earth, Art, & Spirit. Offering an MA or Cerificate in Culture & Spirituality. Teachers include theologians, cosmologists, historians, researchers and Earth scientists, biblical scholars, artists, psychologists, dancers, musicians, sociologists, cultural workers and others.
Holy Name University website, linked 08/16
https://www.hnu.edu/about/programs-centers/sophia-center

Sophia Foundation of North America

Provides courses that can be taken for credit towards a master's or doctoral degree with Wisdom University.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.sophiafoundation.org/

University for Peace

Headquartered in Costa Rica, the United Nations-mandated University for Peace (UPEACE) was established in 1980 as a Treaty Organization by the UN General Assembly and offers a number of MA programs. As part of the Sharing Knowledge for Peace Programme, UPEACE faculty work with colleagues in India, Nigeria, Zambia, Tajikistan, Sri Lanka, Egypt, and Canada in the development and implementation of peace-related academic programmes.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.upeace.org/

University of Metaphysical Sciences

A non-profit distance learning facility, offering downloadable courses from the internet or delivered via postal mail for work towards a B.A., M.A., Ph.D., or D.D. in metaphysics. Low tuition/payment plans starting at $50/mo; higher education for spiritual unfoldment, teacher training.
Website, linked 08/16
http://umsonline.org/

Wisdom University

A global learning community providing unique opportunities to deepen spiritual and personal development while obtaining academic degrees.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.wisdomuniversity.org/

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017