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About Saybrook University

Dedicated to encouraging a holistic learning mindset in its students, Saybrook University in Oakland, California, offers programs at the master's and doctoral levels.

In addition to more standard programs like psychology and counseling, the two colleges at Saybrook also feature programs like mind-body medicine, integrative and functional nutrition, transformative social change, and integrative wellness coaching. These programs place an emphasis on the importance of real-world experiences like internships and research to help students be as prepared as possible for life and careers upon graduation.

Saybrook University holds an accreditation from the Senior Commission of Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

'The Saybrook experience tickled my philosophical sensibilities and cultivated my ability to think critically and seek honest answers about human nature.'

-Dr. Rodger Broome, Alumnus

'I entered Saybrook lacking confidence, but walked off of the stage on graduation day with my head held high, knowing I had worked fearlessly alongside some of the greatest professors in the world.'

-Dr. Kelly Hudson, Alumnus

Accreditation Statement

Saybrook University is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Admission Requirements:

  • Applicants to the master's and doctorate programs must have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Why Saybrook University?

Emphasis on Community

Most programs at Saybrook require students to attend the Residential Conference at the beginning of each semester to foster community between students and faculty and to familiarize students with their upcoming courses and programs.

Flexible Online Programs

Almost all programs at Saybrook are available in a hybrid learning format, with a majority of coursework completed online.

Student Support

Saybrook is devoted to its students' success, and ensures each student is given the resources needed to accomplish their academic goals. Through offices like the Center for Writing and Dissertation Excellence, students always have the opportunity to reach out for help and guidance whenever they deem it necessary.

Unique Program Availability

Saybrook offers some programs that students likely won't find at many other schools. Programs like mind-body medicine, transformative social change, and integrative and functional nutrition are available at both the master's and doctoral levels.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

While Saybrook welcomes all students who seek to pursue a humanistic education to apply, a bachelor's degree is necessary to enter their master's programs, and a master's degree is required for those seeking a doctorate.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" for school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's circumstances. to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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Find Your Program:

  • Ph.D. Applied Psychophysiology
  • Ph.D. Integrative and Functional Nutrition
  • Ph.D. Mind-Body Medicine
  • Ph.D. Organizational Systems
  • Ph.D. Psychology
  • Ph.D. Transformative Social Change
  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
  • Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision.
  • Non Degree Certificate - Clinical Psychology
  • Non Degree Certificate - Mind-Body Medicine
  • Non Degree Certificate - Organizational Leadership & Transformation
  • Non Degree Certificate - Psychology & Interdisciplinary Inquiry
  • M.A. Integrative Wellness Coaching
  • M.A. Leadership and Management
  • M.A. Psychology
  • M.A. Transformative Social Change
  • M.A. in Counseling
  • M.S. Integrative and Functional Nutrition
  • M.S. Mind-Body Medicine
  • M.S. in Psychophysiology
  • NOLS Saybrook M.A. in Leadership