Courses & Degree Programs
- University Education in Parapsychology – by Parapsychological Association
A user-submitted list of university-based courses and degree programs available at various locations around the world both on campus and online, organized by location. The list may not be complete and some information may be out of date but it’s a great place to start.
- Aspiring Explorers: SSE for Students – by Society for Scientific Exploration
A list of a variety of parapsychology and body/mind/spirit related courses and degree programs both from colleges and universities as well as other institutes and organizations.
- Consciousness for the Next Generation – by Institute of Noetic Sciences
A free online video course covering developments in consciousness research as well as how to pursue a career in it. The course consists of 10 one-hour videos of both lectures and Q&A with top scientists and leaders in the field. There is also a link to a page with further ways to get involved.
- Professional Parapsychology Courses Online – by The Rhine
The Rhine Education Center offers professional courses in parapsychology and related topics for academic credit, continuing education, and as part of a certificate program.
- Parapsychology Research and Education – by Dr. Nancy L. Zingrone & Dr. Carlos S. Alvarado
The “ParaMoo” Parapsychology Research & Education Courses are offered once yearly, with lectures by top international parapsychologists about their own research. The course is free, and a certificate of completion is issued by the Parapsychology Foundation.
- Online Courses – by Australian Institute of Parapsychological Research
Offered online and structured like a university class, they offer courses of study for two certificates: AIPR Certificate in Parapsychology and AIPR Advanced Certificate in Parapsychology.
- Sophia University – by Various
Previously the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, this school offers a variety of degrees in Transpersonal Psychology, some of which are available mostly online. Parapsychologist Charles T. Tart is a professor and core faculty member here.
- Koestler Parapsychology Unit – by University of Edinburgh
This university has taught parapsychology courses for over 50 years. They offer an online course to the general public (not for academic credit), as well as some courses that can be taken as part of some undergraduate and post graduate degrees.
- California Institute of Integral Studies – by Various
Offers degrees with a generally holistic focus, including a PhD in Integral and Transpersonal Psychology (which is one of the degrees they offer mostly online) and degrees in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. Parapsychologist Dean Radin is an Associated Distinguished Professor of Integral and Transpersonal Psychology here.
- Atlantic University – by Various
Offers a mostly online master’s degree in Transpersonal Psychology. Student-chosen focuses and directed study allow for additional focus on parapsychology in particular with this program.