During the low-residency MA Ecopsychology program, students are required to come to Naropa's campus for:
All other course work is done at a distance using the Internet.
Students begin the MA Ecopsychology program with a 10-day residential Intensive at the beautiful Shambhala Mountain Center, around 2 hours from Boulder, CO.
In the second year of the MA Ecopsychology program, students are required to complete
two residential courses. Ecopsychology Training is held on-campus in Boulder, CO. Psychology of Wilderness Experience, which follows immediately, is a group base-camping trip with a 3–day solo experience
at its heart.
The program also includes two brief (3-5 day) winter intensives, one each January a student is in the program. These are held on-campus in Boulder.
Over 1/3 of the credits of this program are held in-person through the Intensive format. This helps create a strong learning community, which continues to deepen through the online classes.