2016-2017 Graduate Academic Catalog

Graduate Certificate in Mindfulness Studies 15 credits

The Graduate Certificate in Mindfulness Studies will provide students with a strong foundation in the history, theory, and practice of mindfulness so that they may integrate mindfulness into their professional practices and personal lives. This program is especially suitable for health and wellness professionals, social workers, counselors, educators, and who wish to develop their own practice of mindfulness and to share these practices with students, clients and colleagues.

Students in the 15-credit certificate may apply to transfer into the Mindfulness Studies master's degree program at any time during the certificate program.

Program of Study

Required courses (15 credits)

GMIND 6049Foundations of Contemplative Practice: The Buddhist Traditions

3

GMIND 6042Mindfulness: Practice, Theory, and Science

3

GMIND 6047Mindful Communication: Theory and Practice of Insight Dialogue

3

GMIND 6048Mindful Leadership and Social Engagement

3

GMIND 6057Insight Meditation Retreat: Toward Concentration and Wisdom

3