Priority Admission Application Deadline: February 15, 2019
Priority deadline is February 15th for entrance in Fall term. Applications received after this deadline will be reviewed on an individual basis.
Scholarship Application Deadline: March 15, 2019
Prospective students who wish to be considered for scholarships and grants must fill out a separate application. The priority deadline for financial award applications is March 15th. Applications will be reviewed on an individual basis after this date.
Begin your application online by clicking here. All materials will be uploaded through the SLATE portal.
|Official transcript(s) must be sent directly from the undergraduate institution to the Graduate Admissions office.|
|3) Letter of Intent:|
|The letter of intent should address the applicant's academic background, interest in Yoga Studies, and her or his background in the field of Yoga. The letter should also indicate what the applicant hopes to learn and achieve in the Master of Arts in Yoga Studies program. Letters of intent average three to five pages. Please note at the top of your letter of intent which MA program you are applying to: the Residency program in Los Angeles or the Low-Residency program online.|
|4) Two Letters of Recommendation:|
|We recommend that applicants submit a letter from 1) a teacher or professor; and 2) a personal or work reference. The letter should indicate for how long and in what capacity the recommender has known the applicant.|
|5) A Short Video Introduction:|
So the admissions committee can get to know you, please create a short (five minute) video of introduction. This video is a companion piece to the Letter of Intent, a chance for us to know your personal history in the field of Yoga, your current intentions and goals for the future. Please address the following questions: Why LMU Yoga Studies and why now? What is your academic background? What is your Yoga background? What part of the academic study of Yoga most interests you, and/or which of the listed classes do you most look forward to?
Upload your video to Youtube or Vimeo on a private setting (no password, please), and copy and past the link directly into the application where noted.
If you have any questions, please email Program Administrator Sarah Herrington: firstname.lastname@example.org
6) Essay Response:
Read the Premodern Yoga Systems chapter from Selling Yoga by Andrea Jain. In five pages respond to the following:
1) Summarize key features of "Premodern Yoga" as conveyed by Professor Andrea Jain
The essay response should also be uploaded online via the application system.
|7) ***International Applicants Only***|
Please Submit to Graduate Admissions: