Specifically designed for those who have graduated or are attending an approved accredited psychoanalytic institute.
Since 1979 International University for Graduate Studies (IUGS) has been conferring doctorates in psychoanalysis. The results have been career enhancement, personal satisfaction and increased professional abilities for the recipients of these doctoral degrees.ÃÂ
The doctoral programmes, the PhD and the D.Psychoan, are offered to candidates who have an appropriate professional background. Graduates have contributed by teaching, research and publishing as well as in their therapeutic practices, and interaction with International Psychoanalytic Institutes including the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis (NAAP- http://naap.org/website/).
IUGS accepts courses from approved Psychoanalytic Institutes. Students who graduate from an approved accredited graduate Institute will automatically be accepted into the Programme and credit for all their institute studies will be granted.ÃÂ Students may enter the Doctoral Programme before completing their institute training. IUGS is dedicated to maintaining a standard of excellence while understanding the needs of adult learners who are busy professionals.
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**Candidates who graduate from an approved accredited graduate institute will have met the requirements for the 66 course credt is in transfer.
** Distance Learning.
ALL TUITION AND FEES ARE PAYABLE IN U.S. DOLLARSApplication Fee $250 (non-refundable)
Tuition (Includes advisement, library fees, the Graduate Seminar, workshops, Research and Design I & II, the external and internal reviews of the project or the dissertation, the oral project examination or the oral dissertation defence and the printing and binding of the project or the dissertation.)1
*Mentor Fee (PhD candidates are required to hire a mentor. For non-PhD candidates a mentor is suggested but is not required). The typical mentor fee is $1,500 but is negotiated between the candidate and the mentor.
Travel, food and lodging (Estimate)
Total Cost without mentor
Tuition (Includes advisement, library fees, the Graduate Seminar, workshops, Research and Design I, the exam and the review of the project, the oral project examination or the oral thesis defence and the printing and binding of the project or the thesis.)1
*Mentor Fee (Master's thesis candidates are required to hire a mentor. For master's non-thesis candidates a mentor is suggested but is not required). The typical mentor fee for master's candidates is $1,000 but is negotiated between the candidate and the mentor.
Total Cost without mentor
1 Total Cost does not include the cost for the evaluation of continuing education course content or for the testing of unevaluated continuing education coursework submitted for transfer, or online courses offered by the University.
$200 per credit
$300 per credit
Independent study and online courses (if needed)
$450 per credit
Payment Plans are available
Dean, Faculty of Behavioural Health Director of Research and Grants
On a part-time basis, most candidates are anticipated to complete their degree requirements within eighteen months. The determining criteria are dedication and the candidate’s previous academic and professional portfolio.