Residential Requirements for Mind-Body Medicine Programs
Courses for graduate degrees in Mind-Body Medicine are offered during three semesters each year: Fall, Spring, and Summer. Fall and Spring semesters each have two terms (A and B), but the summer semester has only one.
New students, who may start in either Fall or Spring semesters, are required to attend a one-time New Student Orientation (NSO) session. At the NSO, you'll be.introduced to the School's graduation requirements, faculty, staff, and other students. You'll also learn how to manage distance learning technology and become familiar with the courses required for your initial term.
Every semester opens with a Residential Conference (RC) for all students who have enrolled in a course with a residential component. The dates of the NSO sessions and residential conferences appear in the School’s academic calendar.
Both the MS and the PhD degree programs require three in-person seminars in integrative healthcare offered by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine. These seminars are built into MBM course requirements as MBM 5600, 5605, and 5610. The Residential Conferences in those semesters are conducted wherever the Center for Mind-Body Medicine has scheduled its seminars. An additional CMBM seminar is offered as part of an elective course on treating cancer.