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Consciousness and Human Potential, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Consciousness and Human Potential program at the Maharishi University of Management states that their goal for every student is enlightenment — the systematic development of full potential from within. This is the key to true fulfillment in daily life and any career.

What you’ll study

  • The philosophy of Yoga, as expounded in the Bhagavad Gita and Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, and how it enhances your achievements in life
  • How to accelerate personal growth through the Transcendental Meditation® technique, yoga asanas, retreats, and other practical approaches
  • The latest scientific research including how the brain functions during meditation
  • Strategies for social transformation leading to a more peaceful world

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Fundamentals of Maharishi Vedic Science
  • Veda and Vedic Literature in Maharishi Vedic Science
  • Bhagavad-Gita
  • Psychophysiological correlates of higher states of consciousness
  • Investigation into the brain patterns of world-class performers
  • Effects of the Transcendental Meditation practice on child development

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A high school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution or agency
  • English proficiency test score (TOEFL or IELTS)
  • We do not require SAT or other test scores unless your grades are low.
  • There are no age requirements. Applicants of all ages are welcome to apply.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27530 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27530 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fairfield

  • 1035 - 1610 USD/month
    Living Costs

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