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PROGRAMS



GATEWAY PROGRAMS

The unexamined life is not worth living. --Socrates

Worry looks around.  Sorrow looks backward. Faith looks up. -Anonymous

Gateway University is a leader in the field of soul-centered Spiritual Psychology, exploring the interface between spirituality and psychology.  The combination of spiritual practice and deep psychological work offers maximum growth in today’s stress-filled world.

While the etymology of the word psychology stems from “psyche” or soul, contemporary psychology is sorely lacking in the study of the soul.Spiritual Psychology provides the bridge to the soul, integrating the body, emotions, mind, intuition, soul, and spirit.

Each student experiences transformation as she literally feels the energies of her soul.  Gateway University programs are experiential and life-changing.

Each of the following subjects can be studied in varying depth, according to the student's interest and the academic degree level. 

¨B. A.--90 quarter units.

¨M. A.--45 quarter units.

¨Ph. D.--90 quarter units.

Spiritual Psychology degree programs are studies in theoretical psychology and do not qualify a student to do pastoral counseling unless she has completed the Gateway Ministerial requirements for licensure.

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Enlightenment is the ability to walk in both worlds-Buddhist


The Transpersonal Education degree program is designed for students who desire to open consciousness learning centers or become teachers, coaches, or leaders.  The course of study provides a balanced overview of the mystical arts and esoteric sciences. 

Each of the following subjects can be studied in varying depth, according to the student's interest and the academic degree level.  

  • B. A.--90 quarter units.
  • M. A.--45 quarter units.
  • Ph. D.--90 quarter units.
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Understanding is knowing where you stand. -Rabbi Schlomo

The Gateway School of Consciousness is on the frontier of exploring expanded states of awareness--their richness and rewards, their hazards and limitations.  In this course of study, the student flies high and dives deep in self-discovery.  The great gift of this program is its integration, grounding, and balance.  Emphasis is placed on experiential practice as well as academic learning.  
Graduates become teachers, writers, coaches, and practitioners in the esoteric sciences.  The world is much in need of the higher consciousness skills this program provides.
Each of the following subjects can be studied in varying depth, according to the student's interest and the academic degree level.  

  • B. A.--90 quarter units.
  • M. A.--45 quarter units.
  • Ph. D.--90 quarter units.


The really valuable thing is intuition. -Albert Einstein

The Esoteric Sciences degree program is created for the developing practitioner who wants a career as a professional astrologer, numerologist, or Tarot reader.  This program is experiential and skills oriented.

Each of the following subjects can be studied in varying depth, according to the student's interest and the academic degree level. 

  • B. A.--90 quarter units.
  • M. A.--45 quarter units.
  • Ph. D.--90 quarter units.
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  Consciousness Studies

Knowledge is structured in consciousness. -Rig Veda 

This academic program offers maximum freedom for independent research, creativity, and discovery.  With the guidance of her program mentor, the student may design a unique course of study suited to her particular and evolving interests.  Directed Independent Study classes may be developed from the Consciousness Curriculum, the Special Studies in Spirituality Curriculum, or from the student’s own invention.  Students who are good at research and highly motivated in following their own joy-line are recommended to this course of study. At the graduate level, students who are interested in writing manuscripts to be published after graduation are recommended to this program.  The entire academic program can be designed to guide you in writing your manuscript for publication.  Gateway University is dedicated to empowering advanced spirituality and moving wisdom teachings into the mainstream culture. Subjects can be studied in varying depth, according to the student's interest and the academic degree level.   
  • B. A.--90 quarter units. 
  • M. A.--45 quarter units. 
  • Ph. D.--90 quarter units.

Enlightenment is seeing the drum in the center of the circle from every angle on the circle.  -Native American Indian 

The World Religions degree program explores the great monotheistic religions that shaped modern world consciousness, plus excursions into other important religious influences. Each of the following subjects can be studied in varying depth, according to the student's interest and the academic degree level.   

  • B. A.--90 quarter units. 
  • M. A.--45 quarter units. 
  • Ph. D.--90 quarter units.


The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience. 
-Emily Dickinson

The Advanced Spiritual Studies Degree fine-tunes the student's sensibilities to great contemporary spiritual leaders--their thinking, vision, spirit, and contributions.  By studying the global spiritual canon, the student internalizes a standard of excellence.  Learning a broad range of spiritual subjects expands the student's spiritual palette.  She refines her own unique view. A degree in Advanced Spiritual Studies which may include courses chosen from the following Special Studies in Spirituality or from the student's own ideas. Each of the following subjects can be studied in varying depth, according to the student's interest and the academic degree level.

  • B. A.--90 quarter units. 
  • M. A.--45 quarter units. 
  • Ph. D.--90 quarter units.


Character is higher than intellect. -Ralph Waldo Emerson 

Gateway University is proud to present state-of-the-art immersion in consciousness studies within an academic institution.  The Gateway Ministry is both experiential and academic.  The program combines advanced spiritual initiation and academic excellence.  The breadth and depth of spiritual training is unmatched.  Gateway Ministers receive character building, personal transformation, and life-changing consciousness skills--in contrast to the dogma and limited book-learning of more traditional trainings. Many metaphysical ministerial training programs do not offer training in counseling skills, though ministers are licensed to counsel.  The Gateway School of Ministry offers academic substance and rigorous training in pastoral counseling skills. The Gateway School of Ministry is non-sectarian and pan-denominational, affirming all the pathways to God. Upon graduation and licensure, Gateway Ministers are prepared for careers in pastoral counseling, coaching, teaching, spiritual healing, leading, and writing.  The licensed graduate can baptize, bury, bless, and marry. Recommended courses for the Ministerial Degree include 90 quarter units of the following classes over a two-year course of study.    




God provides the wind, but man must raise the sails.   -St. Augustine 

The Gateway Wisdom Collection contains includes 421 audio selections.  There is no other collected body of works with this depth, range, and profound contribution to contemporary spiritual living.  The Gateway Wisdom Collection represents Rev. Dr. Judith Larkin Reno's teaching legacy of rare mystical information gathered from a lifetime of global travel, research, teaching, and counseling.  Dr. Reno makes complex spiritual systems user-friendly. 

The following audio classes can be incorporated into the student's course of study for any University program:  B.A., M.A., Ph. D., Ministerial, or Certificate Programs.  Using the audio curriculum, you can be traveling, in gridlock, or on the way to work while earning a degree!   

Through The Gateway Wisdom Collection's audio curriculum, you will access the world greatest spiritual teachings.  This valuable and rare body of knowledge contains an interfaith legacy of timeless teachings.

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We are the ones we've been waiting for.
  -President Obama 

This program is specially designed for exceptional students with a demonstrated record of contribution and achievement.  Leaders who have published, founded organizations, or contributed to community transformation are empowered through advanced degrees at Gateway University.  We specialize in facilitating this unique talent. The student must have made a significant contribution to society, have exceptional talent, and demonstrate a high standard of personal excellence.  These students can receive additional University transcript credit for their creative projects.  Gateway University assists them through specially designed programs to accelerate graduation. Any combination of Gateway Degree Program courses can be designed to serve the student's interest in this esteemed program.

March to your own drummer.  -Unknown

Gateway University offers unique and unmatched flexibility in course designs.  Students may meet academic requirements through a choice of 7 course designs: 

  • Mentored Course. 
  • Directed Independent Study Course. 
  • Gateway Learning Packet. 
  • Gateway Audio Classes. 
  • Gateway On-Site Classes. 
  • Community-Based Classes. 
  • Live Internet Classes. 

Each course design is decided in Program Planning meetings with the student’s mentor and agreed upon in a Learning Contract.  Attendance requirements vary for each of the course formats.