CIIS's online courses use state-of-the art technology to provide a personalized learning environment to students. Our online degree programs begin with 3-7 day residential intensives in the San Francisco Bay Area that combine:
     •  Workshops
     •  Presentations
     •  Faculty advising
     •  Collaborative learning
Students continue their course of study in our multi-media online environment, taught by CIIS faculty that are thought leaders and innovators in their fields.

This online format allows for students from all over the world to learn in the path that's best for them and share ideas and study in an interactive and diverse learning environment.

CIIS offers six online programs:

MA in Transformative LeadershipPhD in Transformative Studies  • PhD in Integral and Transpersonal Psychology  • MA in Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness • MA in Counseling Psychology, Concentration in Expressive Arts Therapy  • MA in Integrative Health Studies

ACTCM at CIIS also offers the following program which is designed with a 43% on-line component: 

Online courses are open to:
•  degree-seeking students
•  students wishing to take individual courses for credit
•  those wishing to audit classes for no academic credit

To apply for an online program or take an online course, you need to register as a student with CIIS. After you register, the Online Learning staff will contact you with details about how to enter the online environment prior to the beginning of the semester.

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Learning Management System

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CIIS has over 20 years experience offering integral graduate programs online. All of our programs, even on-campus ones, integrate Canvas online learning management system. In some courses of study this means that students can interact with course materials on mobile phones and desktop computers and easily chat with their classmates. Other programs blend in-class study with online classes, allowing students more flexibility.
Find out more about Canvas:

Questions?

Contact the Online Learning Program
(415) 575-6241
OnlineLearning@ciis.edu

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