Education That Transforms

Meridian Graduates are Reinventing the Professions of Business, Education, Leadership, and Psychology.

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Founded over 30 years ago in the San Francisco Bay Area, Meridian University enrolls students globally in its unique hybrid and 100% online graduate degree, professional certificate, and public programs. The University offers master's and doctoral programs in Business, Education, Leadership, and Psychology with diverse concentrations available within each of these programs. Meridian’s integrated, innovative curriculum is designed to be experiential and transformative.

Meridian graduates are engaged in varied professional contexts that include coaching, psychotherapy, organizational development, facilitation, social healing, social entrepreneurship, and transformative leadership.

Meridian’s graduate programs are available in two formats, hybrid and 100% online. This model supports students who are working professionals and balancing other life commitments to move forward towards their personal and professional future.

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"Meridian University is a model for education: multidisciplinary, holistic, and practical. It offers a grounded vision of what is possible, both personally and socially, and how we can help create a better future."
Author of the Chalice and the Blade, the Real Wealth of Nations, and Nurturing Our Humanity
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Educating Developmental Practitioners

Recorded at the University's Los Angeles Center, Meridian President Aftab Omer, PhD, describes how the University's programs are designed to use transformative learning to educate developmental practitioners, providing an experience unlike traditional informational learning alone.

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Students can begin degree programs several times a year.

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"Meridian University is a gift to this moment in our history. The rare breadth of the intellectual journey it offers, and its exquisite attention to the ripening of the whole person, set a stunning example for graduate studies."
— JOANNA MACY Philosopher and Ecopsychologist
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