John F. Kennedy University

Integral Studies

Department Head: Dr. Vernice Solimar

The programs that comprise Integral Studies at John F. Kennedy University are designed to prepare individuals as agents of change in their communities by integrating inner truth and external realities. Students are taught to examine issues of today’s complex world by drawing upon and combining diverse perspectives to obtain a true understanding of their nature and to be able develop effective approaches and responses.

Programs in the Integral Studies area all hold in common a vision of personal, social, cultural transformation based on academic study, self-inquiry, and experiential research. Within the Integral Studies area are the following Master’s degree and graduate certificate programs:

  • Master of Arts in Integral Psychology, a non-clinical program educating individuals to apply psychological theory and practices to real world issues  Note: No new students are admitted to this program after Fall 2012.
  • Graduate Certificate in Leadership for Social Transformation, a one-year program which combines three one-week intensives with online work to to educate and train leaders for sustainable action in service to our local and global communities and organizations.

Per U.S. Department of Education requirements, JFK University provides the following information regarding the Leadership for Social Transformation Certificate to assist students in making their educational decision.

Graduate Certificate in Leadership for Social Transformation
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) code: 52.1401
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code: 11-2021.00
Program tuition & fees: $10,536
Median loan debt: Information Not Available
On-time completion*: 28.6%

*On-time completion is defined the normal completion which for many JFK University students is on a part-time basis.

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