Learning Pathways – Degrees

Degrees

At Ubiquity you have the option to study for a full BA degree with us or draw on your past education and enroll in the BA Completion Program.

A Ubiquity BA is your creation. We require some core courses that we want every student to take and then we work with you to shape your own major area of concentration. Because of the importance we place on bringing people together to solve global challenges, Ubiquity has also developed a concentration in Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship which we encourage students to take. This program is designed to instill in you the key qualities you need to link your passion with a global challenge.

Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Ubiquity’s BA degree program in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship is designed to equip you for success in a hyper-complex world, where the speed of change is increasing exponentially, the interconnectedness of issues is woven ever more tightly, and events anywhere can have dramatic effects everywhere. In this era of rapid change, business as usual is no longer an option. This degree will equip you to thrive in this reality while contributing to a world that works for everyone.

Requirements:

  • 10 core courses and 20 elective courses (30%)
  • 5 Self-Mastery courses with your Self-Mastery Mentor (30%)
  • 5 Impact courses and Impact Project with pathway from ideation to manifestation with your Impact Coach (30%)
  • Proof of collaboration as demonstrated in online interaction, creative assignments and Impact Project (10%)

Prerequisites: Level 6 Diploma (UK – Click here for comparison)
Length: 40 courses
Tuition and Fees: US$12,000

For more information, see the full BA Student Handbook

BA Completion Program

As you develop your concentration, you will be able to draw from courses inside or outside Ubiquity. For example you can take MOOC courses that are of interest to you, and transfer them into Ubiquity towards a degree. You can also transfer courses you have taken in the past from other universities. Ubiquity’s assessment system will enable you to demonstrate competencies in the areas you study and get credits for what you demonstrate. This means that the entire world of education is accessible to you.

BA Completion Program in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Requirements:

  • 7 study courses (30%)
  • 1 Impact course and an Impact Project (30%)
  • 2 Self-Mastery courses and your Self-Mastery project (30%).
  • Impact project pathway from ideation to manifestation
  • Proof of collaboration as demonstrated in online interaction, creative assignments and Impact Project (10%)

Prerequisites: Level 6 Diploma (UK – Click link to see for comparison)
Length: 10 courses
Tuition and Fees: US$3,000

BA Partner Completion Program in Integral Transpersonal Psychology

Ubiquity has a BA Completion Partnership with the Integral Transpersonal Institute in Milan, Italy. If you are studying at or have a certificate in counseling from an Italian school, click this link for further information.

  • 7 study courses (30%)
  • 1 Impact course and an Impact Project (30%)
  • 2 Self-Mastery courses and your Self-Mastery project (30%)
  • Proof of collaboration as demonstrated in online interaction, creative assignments and Impact Project (10%)

 

Refer to the  Intergral Transpersonal Psychology page

Prerequisites: Level 6 Diploma (UK – Click link to see for comparison)
Length: 10 courses
Tuition and Fees: US$3,000

For more information please contact Nomali Perera, Director of Admissions

Ubiquity MA and MBA degrees are your creation. We require some core courses that we want every student to take and then we work with you to shape your own major area of concentration. Because of the importance we place on bringing people together to solve global challenges, Ubiquity has also developed MA, MBA and EMBA concentrations in Sustainability and Global Problem Solving which we encourage students to take. This program is designed to instill in you the key qualities you need to link your passion with a global challenge.

Ubiquity’s MBA programs enables students to focus on sustainable economics and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Ubiquity is committed to empowering students to make a real impact in the world. Our Masters degrees in Sustainability and the UN Sustainable Development Goals are designed to enable you to learn about global challenges as you work to solve them.

Ubiquity currently offers Four Masters degrees:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
  • Master of Arts (MA) in Sustainable Impact
  • Master of Arts (MA) in Wisdom Studies
  • Master of Arts (MA) in Integral Transpersonal Psychology 

Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Executive MBA (EMBA)

Ubiquity’s MBA and EMBA programs are designed to accelerate your professional and personal growth, and to further enhance your positive impact on the triple bottom lines of people, planet, and profit. Our education will increase your capabilities to become an entrepreneurial and innovative manager able to lead in any environment. The program is designed to meet the needs identified by 1700 leaders and 3,600 students internationally in the IBM Global CEO Study for creativity, collaboration and complex problem-solving.

Requirements for the MBA and EMBA:

  • 8 core courses
  • 7 elective courses focused on social innovation
  • 2 Self-Mastery courses plus a Self-Mastery Mentor (5 hours of 1:1 mentoring per trimester)
  • 3 Impact courses plus an Impact Coach for your project (5 hours of 1:1 coaching per trimester)
  • Impact Project with pathway from ideation to manifestation

MBA Prerequisites: an undergraduate degree
EMBA Prerequisites: an undergraduate degree plus 5 years experience or 27 yrs old
Length: 20 courses plus your Self-Mastery and Impact projects.
Tuition and Fees: US$12,000

For more information, refer to the MBA section and the EMBA section of the Student handbook.

Master of Arts (MA) in Sustainable Impact

This is the first educational program that prepares you specifically to address the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. It is designed to equip you with the qualities and competencies you need to contribute to solving the challenges laid out in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Tied into UNESCO’s competency framework for the SDGs, it combines a set of core cross-cutting competencies for dealing with major global challenges with specific competency sets for each SDG.

Requirements:

  • 3 core courses
  • 3 elective courses
  • 2 Self-Mastery courses plus a Self-Mastery Mentor (5 hours of 1:1 mentoring per trimester)
  • 2 Impact courses plus an Impact Coach for your project (5 hours of 1:1 coaching per trimester)
  • Impact Project with pathway from ideation to manifestation

Prerequisites: an undergraduate degree
Length: 10 courses
Tuition and Fees: US$6,000

For more information, see the full MA Student Handbook

Master of Arts (MA) in Wisdom Studies

This Masters program is open to a spectrum of disciplines and interests. It aims to address a range of problems in almost every area of human and ecological concern. The program is dedicated to supporting you shape and co-create a new global civilization whereby the human species can learn to act as a responsible and caring part of our larger planetary eco-system.

Requirements:

  • Core and elective courses (20 Credits)
  • Dissertation (10 Credits)

Prerequisites: an undergraduate degree
Tuition and Fees: US$6,000

For more information, see the full MA in Wisdom Studies Handbook

Return to Wisdom School Page

Master of Arts (MA) in Integral Transpersonal Psychology

  • 7 study courses (30%)
  • 1 Impact course and an Impact Project (30%)
  • 2 Self-Mastery courses and your Self-Mastery project (30%)
  • Proof of collaboration as demonstrated in online interaction, creative assignments and Impact Project (10%)

 

Learn more on the Intergral Transpersonal Psychology page

Prerequisites: Level 6 Diploma (UK – Click link to see for comparison)
Length: 10 courses
Tuition and Fees: US$6,000

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Executive MBA Master of Arts (MA)
Prerequisites Undergraduate Degree Undergrad Degree plus 5 years experience BA plus competencies
Courses 20 20 10
Study Courses (30%) 15 15 6
Impact Project (30%) 3 courses + Project 3 courses + Project 2 courses + Project
Self-Mastery (30%) 3 courses + Project 3 courses + Project 2 courses + Project
Collaboration (10%) Online + in projects Online + in projects Online + in projects
Price $12,000 $12,000 $6,000

For more information please contact Dr. Gyorgyi Szabo, Dean of Graduate Studies.

Upon completion of Ubiquity’s Doctoral Program, you will be awarded the title “Doctor of Philosophy.” This is one of the highest honors society bestows and indicates respect and acknowledgement for an expertise that the larger community can count on for integrity and professional competence.

Global PhD

Our global PhD program is open to a spectrum of disciplines and interests. It aims to address a range of problems in virtually every area of human and ecological concern. Our doctoral program is dedicated to helping you shape and co-create a new global civilization so the human species can learn to act as responsible and respectful stewards of our larger planetary ecosystem.

At every level in the doctoral process you are supported by mentors and coaches. You will be required to take certain core courses and will have the freedom to design the rest of your program in consultation with your mentors and the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Students can select courses from either inside Ubiquity or outside Ubiquity. This means that if there is a course you need to take that is offered through another institution, you are free to do so. Ubiquity’s in-person courses are also available for doctoral credit.

To apply to our PhD program please write to Dean of Graduate Studies, Dr. Gyorgyi Szabo who will contact you and discuss your aspirations and potential pathway. All doctoral students must supply transcripts of previous education and write an essay indicating the area of research they want to explore.

PhD Partner Completion Programs

Ubiquity has a number of institutional partnerships in our PhD program:

 Academy for Inner Sciences for a concentration inTranspersonal Research.This concentration is open to all students of AIS and Ubiquity. More info

• Integral Transpersonal Institute for a concentration in Integral Transpersonal Psychology. This concentration is open to all students interested in this program.
The PhD program in Transpersonal Integral Psychology is in-progress. Please contact Dean of Graduate Studies, Dr. Gyorgyi Szabo directly. More info

Requirements:

Doctoral students must complete four core courses offered by Ubiquity University as well as write a doctoral dissertation. The remaining courses can be taken from Ubiquity or elsewhere as specific courses related to the chosen field of study.

4 core courses:

  • Dissertation Writing and Research Methods with Dr. Gyorgyi Szabo (4 credits in-person)
  • Great Books with Dr. Jim Garrison and Dr. Gyorgyi Szabo (3 credits online)
  • Wisdom at the Cutting Edge of Civilization with Dr. Jim Garrison and others (4 credits in-person)
  • Ubiquity Chartres Academy, meeting annually in Chartres, France (4 credits in-person)

Please note that the Wisdom at the Cutting Edge of Civilization and the Ubiquity Chartres Academy courses could be substituted by another Ubiquity University offered course pending agreement with the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Total: 15 credits

Credit requirements

24 credits must be completed from courses plus 36 credits attained for the doctoral dissertation, totaling 60 credits.

Tuition and Fees

Total Tuition and Fees for the whole Program = $18,000 for 60 credit fees ($300 per credit)*, Dissertation fee, Major Advisor fee, and External Examiner fee.

*This total for courses may fluctuate if courses are taken from outside Ubiquity as Independent Study. There is a credit transfer fee of $100 per credit for any courses taken outside Ubiquity.

In-person courses will include logistics costs (for board and lodging for example) which are not included in the costs above.

For more information please contact Dr. Gyorgyi Szabo, Dean of Graduate Studies.

The DMin degree is one of the professional doctorates. Like an MD (Doctor of Medicine), a JD (Doctor of Jurisprudence), EdD (Doctor of Education), or DBA (Doctor of Business), a DMin is specific to the pastoral and therapeutic communities. It arose originally for ministers seeking a doctoral degree but who were less interested in the pure research required for a PhD than in applied research in areas of healing, therapy, spiritual growth and counseling where the dissertation was in an area they were seeking to apply in their professional work.

Upon completion of Ubiquity’s Doctor of Ministry program, you will be awarded the title “Doctor of Ministry.” This is one of the highest honors society bestows and indicates respect and acknowledgement for an expertise that the larger community can count on for integrity and professional competence.

DMin in Engaged Wisdom

Our DMin program is open to a spectrum of disciplines and interests. It aims to address a range of problems in virtually every area of human and ecological concern. Our doctoral program is dedicated to helping you shape and co-create a new global civilization so the human species can learn to act as responsible and respectful stewards of our larger planetary ecosystem.

At every level in the doctoral process you are supported by mentors and coaches. You will be required to take certain core courses and will have the freedom to design the rest of your program in consultation with your mentors and the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Students can select courses from either inside Ubiquity or outside Ubiquity. This means that if there is a course you need to take that is offered through another institution, you are free to do so. Ubiquity’s in-person courses are also available for doctoral credit.

To apply to our DMin program please write to Dean of Graduate Studies, Dr. Gyorgyi Szabo who will contact you and discuss your aspirations and potential pathway. All doctoral students must supply transcripts of previous education and write an essay indicating the area of research they want to explore.

Requirements:

Doctoral students must complete four core courses offered by Ubiquity University as well as write a doctoral dissertation. The remaining courses can be taken from Ubiquity or elsewhere as specific courses related to the chosen field of study.

4 core courses:

  • Dissertation Writing and Research Methods with Dr. Gyorgyi Szabo (4 credits in-person)
  • Great Books with Dr. Jim Garrison and Dr. Gyorgyi Szabo (3 credits online)
  • Wisdom at the Cutting Edge of Civilization with Dr. Jim Garrison and others (4 credits in-person)
  • Ubiquity Chartres Academy, meeting annually in Chartres, France (4 credits in-person)

Please note that the Wisdom at the Cutting Edge of Civilization and the Ubiquity Chartres Academy courses could be substituted by another Ubiquity University offered course pending agreement with the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Total: 15 credits

Credit requirements

36 credits must be completed from courses plus 24 credits attained for the doctoral dissertation, totaling 60 credits.

Tuition and Fees

Total Tuition and Fees for the whole Program = $18,000 for 60 credit fees ($300 per credit)*, Dissertation fee, Major Advisor fee, and External Examiner fee.

*This total for courses may fluctuate if courses are taken from outside Ubiquity as Independent Study. There is a credit transfer fee of $100 per credit for any courses taken outside Ubiquity.

In-person courses will include logistics costs (for board and lodging for example) which are not included in the costs above.

For more information, see this document:
DMin Program Student Handbook

For more information please contact Dr. Gyorgyi Szabo, Dean of Graduate Studies.

Upon completion of Ubiquity’s Doctoral Program, you will be awarded the title “Doctor of Philosophy.” This is one of the highest honors society bestows and indicates respect and acknowledgement for an expertise that the larger community can count on for integrity and professional competence.

Combined MA-PhD in Wisdom Studies

Our MA-PhD program program is open to a spectrum of disciplines and interests. It aims to address a range of problems in virtually every area of human and ecological concern. This program is dedicated to helping you shape and co-create a new global civilization so the human species can learn to act as responsible and respectful stewards of our larger planetary ecosystem.

At every level in the masters-doctoral process you are supported by mentors and coaches. You will be required to take certain core courses and will have the freedom to design the rest of your program in consultation with your mentors and the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Students can select courses from either inside Ubiquity or outside Ubiquity. This means that if there is a course you need to take that is offered through another institution, you are free to do so. Ubiquity’s in-person courses are also available for masters-doctoral credit.

To apply to our combined MA-PhD program please write to Dean of Graduate Studies, Dr. Gyorgyi Szabo who will contact you and discuss your aspirations and potential pathway. All masters-doctoral students must supply transcripts of previous education and write an essay indicating the area of research they want to explore.

Requirements:

Doctoral students must complete four core courses offered by Ubiquity University as well as write a doctoral dissertation. The remaining courses can be taken from Ubiquity or elsewhere as specific courses related to the chosen field of study.

4 core courses:

  • Dissertation Writing and Research Methods with Dr. Gyorgyi Szabo (4 credits in-person)
  • Great Books with Dr. Jim Garrison and Dr. Gyorgyi Szabo (3 credits online)
  • Wisdom at the Cutting Edge of Civilization with Dr. Jim Garrison and others (4 credits in-person)
  • Ubiquity Chartres Academy, meeting annually in Chartres, France (4 credits in-person)

Please note that the Wisdom at the Cutting Edge of Civilization and the Ubiquity Chartres Academy courses could be substituted by another Ubiquity University offered course pending agreement with the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Total: 15 credits

Credit requirements

44 credits must be completed from courses plus 36 credits attained for the doctoral dissertation, totaling 80 credits.

Tuition and Fees

Total Tuition and Fees for the whole Program = $22,000 for 80 credit fees ($300 per credit)*, Dissertation fee, Major Advisor fee, and External Examiner fee.

*This total for courses may fluctuate if courses are taken from outside Ubiquity as Independent Study. There is a credit transfer fee of $100 per credit for any courses taken outside Ubiquity.

In-person courses will include logistics costs (for board and lodging for example) which are not included in the costs above.

For more information please contact Dr. Gyorgyi Szabo, Dean of Graduate Studies.

For more information, see this document:
MA-PhD Program Student Handbook

The DMin degree is one of the professional doctorates. Like an MD (Doctor of Medicine), a JD (Doctor of Jurisprudence), EdD (Doctor of Education), or DBA (Doctor of Business), a DMin is specific to the pastoral and therapeutic communities. It arose originally for ministers seeking a doctoral degree but who were less interested in the pure research required for a PhD than in applied research in areas of healing, therapy, spiritual growth and counseling where the dissertation was in an area they were seeking to apply in their professional work.

Upon completion of Ubiquity’s Doctor of Ministry program, you will be awarded the title “Doctor of Ministry.” This is one of the highest honors society bestows and indicates respect and acknowledgement for an expertise that the larger community can count on for integrity and professional competence.

Combined MA-DMin

Our combined MA-DMin program is open to a spectrum of disciplines and interests. It aims to address a range of problems in virtually every area of human and ecological concern. This program is dedicated to helping you shape and co-create a new global civilization so the human species can learn to act as responsible and respectful stewards of our larger planetary ecosystem.

At every level in the masters-doctoral process you are supported by mentors and coaches. You will be required to take certain core courses and will have the freedom to design the rest of your program in consultation with your mentors and the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Students can select courses from either inside Ubiquity or outside Ubiquity. This means that if there is a course you need to take that is offered through another institution, you are free to do so. Ubiquity’s in-person courses are also available for masters-doctoral credit.

To apply to our combined MA-DMin program please write to Dean of Graduate Studies, Dr. Gyorgyi Szabo who will contact you and discuss your aspirations and potential pathway. All doctoral students must supply transcripts of previous education and write an essay indicating the area of research they want to explore.

Requirements:

Doctoral students must complete four core courses offered by Ubiquity University as well as write a doctoral dissertation. The remaining courses can be taken from Ubiquity or elsewhere as specific courses related to the chosen field of study.

4 core courses:

  • Dissertation Writing and Research Methods with Dr. Gyorgyi Szabo (4 credits in-person)
  • Great Books with Dr. Jim Garrison and Dr. Gyorgyi Szabo (3 credits online)
  • Wisdom at the Cutting Edge of Civilization with Dr. Jim Garrison and others (4 credits in-person)
  • Ubiquity Chartres Academy, meeting annually in Chartres, France (4 credits in-person)

Please note that the Wisdom at the Cutting Edge of Civilization and the Ubiquity Chartres Academy courses could be substituted by another Ubiquity University offered course pending agreement with the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Total: 15 credits

Credit requirements

56 credits must be completed from courses plus 24 credits attained for the doctoral dissertation, totaling 80 credits.

Tuition and Fees

Total Tuition and Fees for the whole Program = $22,000 for 80 credit fees ($300 per credit)*, Dissertation fee, Major Advisor fee, and External Examiner fee.

*This total for courses may fluctuate if courses are taken from outside Ubiquity as Independent Study. There is a credit transfer fee of $100 per credit for any courses taken outside Ubiquity.

In-person courses will include logistics costs (for board and lodging for example) which are not included in the costs above.

For more information, see this document:
MA-DMin Program Student Handbook

For more information please contact Dr. Gyorgyi Szabo, Dean of Graduate Studies.