Deepening Your Knowledge

Become a leader in the field of Āyurvedic Medicine

Master of Arts - Āyurveda

The Master Degree Program is for qualified students who wish to combine advanced clinical and academic training with research and in-depth use of classical texts to specialize in an area of Āyurvedic study. Students will be continue to deepen their exploration of all aspects of Āyurvedic medicine, including Āyurvedic principles of etiology, pathogenesis, and tools of assessment and treatment of disease. This includes the development of Āyurvedic purification and rejuvenation programs, appropriate use of advanced Āyurvedic herbal formulations, and in-depth clinical case presentations.

Achieve a level of academic excellence through advanced study, clinical practice, professional specialization, original research, and/or a capstone project.

Students are initially integrated with the second year of the C-AP program, and are required to dive more deeply into the study of disease management, learn proper research protocols, engage in literature and journal reviews, write a Master’s Thesis or develop and present a Capstone Project, and complete a 60 hour clinical Internship. The MA program extends beyond the C-AP program with a total of 38 credits required.

Singh Teaching

Aims & Goals

MMI MA graduates will be on the forefront of the development and promotion of Āyurveda; one of the fastest re-emerging modalities of healthcare in the world and a solid partner in the expanding field of Integrative Medicine. Whether it is through teaching, writing articles, contributing to new or on-going research, presenting at professional conferences, or maintaining a respected clinical practice, our graduates are the “next generation” of Āyurveda in the U.S.

Ma Kate Kamalesh
Ma Graduates

Academic Programs Calendar

Sep 23-25, 2016        

AY 501 - Counseling, Ethics and Management

Oct 21-23, 2016        

AY 505 - Research Protocols, Western Interface, Labs

Nov 18-20, 2016       

AY500 - History, Philosophy and Classical Texts of Āyurvedic Medicine

Dec 2-4, 2016                        

AY 202 - Herbology 2

Jan 6-8, 2017             

AY 304 - Disease Management: Digestive

Feb 3-5, 2017            

AY 306 - Disease Management: Cardiovascular, Ambhu Srotas and Skin

Mar 3-5, 2017            

AY 307 - Disease Management: Respiratory

Apr 7-9, 2017            

AY 309 - Disease Management: Genito-Urinary System and Men’s Health

May 5-7, 2017           

AY 308 - Disease Management: Nervous System

Jun 2-4, 2017             

AY 310 - Disease Management: Women’s Health

Jun 30-Jul 2, 2017      

AY 525 - Internal Medicine; Kayachikitsa, Advanced Herbology

Sep 8-10, 2017          

AY 430 - Nutrition 3: Mother and Child; Pre and Postpartum Care

Oct 6-8, 2017                        

AY 314 - Āyurvedic Therapies 2

Nov 10-12, 2017       

AY 405 - Internship 2

Dec 1-3, 2017                       

AY 410 - Internship 3

Program continues through Spring 2018


Applications being accepted

For more information about enrollment in the Master's program please call 408-846-4060.

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