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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Inner Visions Institute for Spiritual Development?

We are the premier institution for spiritual education. We facilitate and enhance the ability of all individuals to fulfill their greatest potential. Inner Visions Institute for Spiritual Development (IVISD) provides structure, systems, tools, information, products and services to facilitate development and healing of the mind, body and spirit that leads to well-being.

What programs are offered at the Inner Visions Institute?

TThe Inner Visions Institute for Spiritual Development offers the following transformational programs:
Two-Year Personal Development Program - provides information, tools and skills for building and raising spiritual consciousness. Students are prepared to enhance their personal lives as they are empowered and prepared to make better choices resulting in a more fulfilling life.

Ministerial Ordination – following successful completion of the Personal Development Program, an additional two years of study culminate in ordination as a Minister of Spiritual Consciousness (MSC).
Certification as a Spiritual Life Coach – TBA

When and where are classes held?

Each class year begins with a mandatory Summer Intensive (SI). The first year SI is held at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY. The upcoming 2016 Summer Intensive will be July 3rd-8th. First Year classes will meet the first weekend of the each month September –May. Classes meet Friday 6pm -10pm; Saturday 9am-10pm; and Sunday 8:30am-5pm (with breaks throughout each day). Second year begins with a one week intensive normally held in August. On-site classes are held every other month. These classes are held in Maryland. In between these weekends there is on-line learning including assignments.

What are the admissions requirements?

To be admitted to IVISD, one must be 18 years of age, hold a high school diploma or GED and be committed to one's own personal and spiritual growth and development. Basic computer skills are necessary for successful participation.

How do I enroll as a student?

The enrollment process begins with the completion and submission of the IVISD application, a series of reflective inquiries. For the Personal Development Program, a non-refundable application fee of $50 is required. To obtain the application please click click here.

6. When are applications due? Do I need to select coaching or ministry when I apply?

We are currently accepting Personal Development Program applications for 2016-17. All applications are due to IVISD by March 15th, 2016. Applicants to this program do not need to select Coaching or Ministry. Once admitted, your seating fee ($200) and a commitment fee ($350) are due April 1st. The summer intensive fee ($650) is due by May 1st. The seating, commitment and summer intensive fees are deducted from your overall tuition. You are responsible for making your reservations and paying for your lodging for summer intensive at Omega Institute.

7. How much does it cost? Does IVISD offer financial aid?

The first year tuition is currently $4,600. This covers tuition and fees only (fees included are the seating fee, commitment fee and Summer Intensive fee). It does not include books or accommodations for our summer intensives or for the weekend class.

Second year tuition is $5,200. This covers tuition and fees only (fees included are the commitment fee and Summer Intensive fee). It does not include books or accommodations for our summer intensives or for the weekend class.

Payment plans are available to support our students in meeting these costs.

At this time IVISD does not offer financial aid.

Is this a religious program?

Our program is based on Universal Law and Spiritual Principles which are the Truth that is found in all spiritual traditions. We welcome students from all religious and spiritual backgrounds and traditions.

Can the program be taken online or as a distance program?

The Personal Development Program is a blend of on-line distance learning and face-to-face instruction - which you are required to attend.

What will I be able to do upon graduation?

The short answer is whatever your heart desires. Our students apply what they have learned so that they can masterfully create the lives that they desire to live.