Doctor of Philosophy in Integral & Transpersonal Psychology
California Institute of Integral Studies

Program Details

The California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) offers an online PhD Integral and Transpersonal Psychology program.  The concentration seeks to inform students in exceptional human experiences associated with healing and transformation.  Studies cover topics including but not limited to:

  • Qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Psychology
  • Philosophies

This program is designed to meet the goals and needs of working professionals.  Students will engage with several beneficial affiliations from a planned research laboratory to a peer-reviewed journal and senior scholars in the field.  Develop deeper skills in critical thinking, academic writing, problem-solving, and more while building a foundation for working with people through CIIS online.

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

California Institute of Integral Studies is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • This program requires six-day on-campus meetings, twice per year