SelfDesign Graduate Institute

Real People. Real Learning. Real Results

The SelfDesign Graduate Institute nurtures each learner’s authoring of her/his own learning and life within a learning community, through high quality low-residency and distance education.

Design Your Own

Master of Arts Program

With a Focus on Learning, Community, Leadership, and Social Evolution.

“So much of what I have learned has impacted my personal relationships, my professional outlook and abilities, and given me a deeper understanding of who I am.”

“As I engaged with the course materials, I noticed that all topics had immediate relevance in my work and in my life.”

“Being a graduate of the SDGI is meaningful for me on many levels—personally and professionally.”

Registration is open now.

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Join Us for Fall Cafe Connections September 23, 10 am or 4 pm

Join Us for Fall Cafe Connections September 23, 10 am or 4 pm

Faculty members, Laurel Tien (Dean Designate) and Paul Freedman (President) will be introducing our fall series of Cafe Connections. Hear about some of the topics that will be discussed this season. In addition, they’ll be sharing updates about our growing community at SelfDesign Graduate Institute.

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Join Our Virtual Open House – August 26

Join Our Virtual Open House – August 26

Have you thought about returning to school but don’t want to be stuck in a desk listening to lectures? Do you desire an educational environment where your life experiences are validated and your insight is valuable? Do you crave real conversations and to be challenged to become a more authentic you? SelfDesign Graduate Institute can assist you in an experiential journey where you design your higher education! Join our virtual open house to learn more.

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Join Our Facebook Live, June 18 at 2 pm PDT

Join Our Facebook Live, June 18 at 2 pm PDT

Curious about the Self Design Graduate Institute? Join two alumni as they share their experience with SDGI on a Facebook Live event. June 18, 2018 at 2 pm PDT Just "like" the page, and join us at 2. See you then! Laurel Tien Laurel Tien is a PhD student in the...

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