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,
What programs are offered at the Inner Visions Institute?
The 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.
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 Summer Intensive will be the week of July 4th. Your reading and home assignments will begin after Summer Intensive. First Year classes will meet the first weekend of each month, September – June. Classes meet Friday 6pm -10pm; Saturday 9am-10pm; and Sunday 8:30am-5pm (with breaks throughout each day). Second-year meet every other month. These classes are held in Maryland. In between these weekends, there is online 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. A non-refundable application fee of $50 is required. To obtain the application please click here, The non-refundable application fee for coaching is $250.00
When are applications due? Do I need to select coaching or ministry when I apply?
We are currently accepting Personal Development Program applications for 2017-18. All applications are due to IVISD by March 1st, 2018. Applicants to this program do not need to select Coaching or Ministry. Once admitted, your seating fee ($200), a commitment fee ($350), and summer intensive fee ($650) are due. 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.
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
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 online 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.