The Master’s in Consciousness Studies and the Certificate in Spiritual Education programs offer a distance education curriculum that was written by faculty who are content experts as well as, in most cases, university professors. The courses were authored, and are taught by, a graduate-level faculty who are well respected in their fields, published authors, trained researchers, and scholars who present the leading concepts and work being published in these fields.

Janelle M. Barlow, Ph.D. – Education, University of California-Berkeley. Program leader for TMI, an international human resource development company with offices in 30 countries.

David Bresler, Ph.D. – Psychology, UCLA. Visiting Associate Professor, Anesthesiology UCLA School of Medicine. Adjunct Professor, California School of Professional Psychology. Director, A Center for Pain Control, Los Angeles and Bresler Center: Pain Control, Acupuncture, Interactive Imagery and Health Psychology. Author, Free Yourself From Pain.

Sharon Coggan, PhD. – Religious Studies, Syracuse University. Adjunct Faculty CU Denver

Joe Conti, Ph.D. – Religion and Social Ethics, University of Southern California.

Christian de Quincey, PH.D. – Philosophy & Religion, Syracuse University. Graduate of California Institute of Integral Studies, CA. He is Professor of Philosophy and Consciousness Studies at John F. Kennedy University, faculty member at The Graduate Institute, Director of the Center for Interspecies Research. He is also cofounder of The Visionary Edge, committed to transforming global consciousness by transforming mass media. Dr. de Quincey is author of the award-winning book Radical Nature: Rediscovering the Soul of Matter and Radical Knowing: Understanding Consciousness through Relationship. Samples of his writings on consciousness and cosmology are available at www.deepspirit.com.

Ron Feldman, Ph.D. – Jewish Studies, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA. Adjunct Professor, University of San Francisco. Author of Fundamentals of Jewish Mysticism and Kabbalah.

Robert Frager, Ph.D. – Social Psychology, Harvard University. Professor of Psychology and Director, Spiritual Guidance Track, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. Author of Personality and Personal Growth, Who Am I? Personality Types for Self-Discovery, Essential Sufism, Love is the Wine and Heart, Self & Soul: Sufi Psychology and additional articles on psychology, Sufi mysticism, Zen Buddhism, etc.

Richard Geldard, Ph. D. – Dramatic Literature and Classics, Stanford University. Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at Yeshiva University, Doctoral Faculty at Pacifica Graduate Institute, and author of 10 books on early Greek philosophy and the thought of Ralph Waldo Emerson (see www.rgbooks.com).

Amit Goswami, Ph.D. – Physics, University of Calcutta, India. Professor of Physics, University of Oregon. Author of Quantum Mechanics, Self-Aware Universe, Pioneer of Idealist Science, etc.

Pierre Grimes, Ph.D. – Philosophy, University of Pacific, CA. Professor of Philosophy, Golden West College in Huntington Beach, CA. President, The Noetic Society, Inc. Director, Open Mind Academy. Author of Is It All Relative, Philosophical Midwifery.

Barry Heermann, Ph.D. – The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, Higher Education,  Core Faculty, the Union Institute and University, Ph.D. Program, Cincinnati, Ohio. Author of Noble Purpose – Igniting Extraordinary Passion in Life and Work.

Stephan Hoeller, Ph.D. –  University of Innsbruck, Austria. Professor Emeritus of Comparative Religion, University of Oriental Studies. Director, Gnostic Society, Los Angeles. Author of The Royal Road: A Manual of Kaballistic Meditation on the Tarot, The Gnostic Jung, Jung and the Lost Gospel.

Kim Kaiser, Ed.D., Counseling & Educational Psychology, University of San Francisco. Adjunct Professor, University of San Francisco.

Jeffrey Mishlove, Ph.D. – Parapsychology, University of California-Berkeley. Director, Intuition Network. Author of The Roots of Consciousness and Thinking Allowed. Member of the Association for Humanistic Psychology, the American Psychological Association, the Society for Scientific Exploration and the Parapsychological Association.

Judi Neal, Ph.D. – Organizational Behavior, Yale University.

Andrew Newberg, M.D. – University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Todd Penner, Ph.D. – New Testament and Christian Origins, Emory University.

Martin L. Rossman, M.D. – University of Michigan Medical School. Clinical Associate, Department of Medicine, UC Medical Center, San Francisco. Adjunct Teaching Faculty, California School for Professional Psychology. Founder and Director, Collaborative Medicine Center, Mill Valley, CA. Co-Director, Academy for Guided Imagery, Mill Valley, CA. Author of Healing Yourself – A Step by Step Program for Better Health Through Imagery.

Tom Sannar, J.D. – University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. Author of over 20 books and pamphlets relating to Science of Mind and Spirit.

Greg Salyer, Ph.D. – President, University of Philosophical Research.

Gary Simmons, Th.D. – Holos University. Director of Integral Operations, Association of Unity Churches International. Author of The I of the Storm: Embracing Conflict, Creating Peace, a Unity bestseller now in its sixteenth printing, and co-author of The Art & Practice of Living with Nothing and No One Against You. His latest book is The Soul’s Conspiracy: Master Conflict and Transform Your Life.

Christina Tillotson, D.D. – Divinity, Emerson Institute. Distance Education Dean, Holmes Institute; Distance Education Dean, United Centers for Spiritual Living. Creator of the on-line education program for United Centers for Spiritual Living beginning in 1998. First person in the world to teach meditation on-line in 1999. Author and voice of three meditation CDs: Light Journeys, Waves of Relaxation, and Letting Go.

Mark Robert Waldman, B.A. – University of California, Santa Cruz. Adjunct Faculty, Executive MBA program, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. Columnist: “Science & Spirituality” for Science of Mind Magazine. Co-author of How God Changes Your Brain: Breakthrough Findings by a Leading Neuroscientist, Born to Believe: God, Science, and the Origin of Ordinary and Extraordinary Beliefs.