MA Yogic Science

Course Details

The Masters of Arts program in yoga is a two-year academic program, spread over a total of four Semesters, comprising 16 weeks each. In-between terms, as part of their summer projects, students will have the opportunity to receive hands-on training at The Art of Living Yoga centres located across the world.

Objectives of the course:

  • To prepare professionals in yoga science who can teach at college and universities.
  • To train individuals to work as yoga therapists.
  • To enable individuals to pursue research in yogic sciences.
  • To develop yoga and management skills to inspire employable Yoga entrepreneurs

The Faculty of Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences at Sri Sri University incorporates a variety of teaching methods, involving both classical learning and practical techniques. The course curriculum is unique to the university and incorporates traditional yoga philosophy with techniques relevant to present-day lifestyles.

Total Credits required to complete the MA in Yoga are 80. The evaluation process will take into account the spiritual discipline of students.

M.A. (Yogic Science)

02 Years full time

2019-20 Entry

60 Seats

graduate or equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in any stream.*


Tuition fee per semester**

Semester I
  1. Yoga practice – I
  2. Foundations of Yoga
  3. Anatomy and physiology of Yoga
  4. Sanskrit
  5. English communication
  6. Prana and pranayama
Semester II
  1. Yoga practice – II
  2. Patanjali Yogasutras
  3. Hatha Yoga
  4. Yogic management of common disease
  5. Yoga and ayurveda

Semester III
  1. Yoga practice – III
  2. Kundalini Yoga
  3. Yoga and naturopathy
  4. Health and nutrition
  5. Bhagavad Gita
  6. Research methodology
  7. Summer Internship Programme (SIP)
Semester IV
  1. Yoga practice – IV
  2. Yoga Upanishads
  3. Yogic psychology and mental health
  4. Yogic thinkers
  5. Dissertation
  6. Core elective course