University Of Sedona Curriculum
DEGREE / MINISTERS LEVEL CURRICULUM SUBJECTS
Following are subject titles covering the curriculum required for ministerial training. They comprise thoughts common to the thinking of most metaphysical organizations and books today. The subject matter takes into consideration a
blending of Philosophy, Psychology, Psychic Research,
Mystical Research and Eastern/Western concepts of
Religion. This blending is for application to daily
living. Written by Dr. Paul Leon Masters, the founder of the International Metaphysical Ministry and its university system, the thoughts are presented in an inspirational way for Ministerial sermon topics. Included are
many original concepts of the founder, which are unique in the teachings presented by the International Metaphysical Ministry.
CONSCIOUS SPIRITUAL SELF-REALIZATION FOR SUCCESS
HOW TO PUT ACTION BEHIND YOUR MEDITATIONS FOR SUCCESS & HAPPINESS
MASTERING YOUR WEAKNESSES THROUGH YOUR INNER GOD-POWER
ESTABLISHING AND MAINTAINING A POSITIVE TRANSCENDENT ATTITUDE
METAPHYSICAL PRINCIPLES OF WINNING THE GAME OF LIFE
ESTABLISHING MYSTICAL SELF-DIRECTION
SPIRITUAL MIND MAGNETISM
ATTRACTING AND MAINTAINING PROSPERITY
CHANNELING GOD-POWER INTO YOUR DAILY ACTIVITIES
ELIMINATING THE NEGATIVE AND STRENGTHENING THE POSITIVE
SPIRITUAL MIND TREATMENT
HOW TO HANDLE PROBLEMS AS THEY ARISE
ESTABLISHING POSITIVE NEW PATTERNS IN YOUR LIFE
PSYCHIC MECHANICS OF SUCCESS
THE POWER OF MEDITATION PRACTICES
REVERSING NEGATIVE TRENDS INTO POSITIVE ONES
COMPLETE DAILY MENTAL REBIRTH TREATMENT
METAPHYSICAL LAWS OF SUCCESS
HOW TO GIVE METAPHYSICAL TREATMENT
HOW TO USE INTUITIVE ESP FOR SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS
THE ROLE OF DIET AND SEX IN METAPHYSICS
METAPHYSICAL PHILOSOPHY OF NEW CONSCIOUSNESS FOR SUCCESSFUL LIVING
HOW TO HAVE ALL CHANNELS OPEN FOR SUCCESS
UNDERSTANDING AND USING COSMIC MIND TELEPATHY FOR SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS
HOW TO PRACTICE THE POWER OF TRANSCENDENT AWARENESS
METAPHYSICAL SENSITIVITY TRAINING
CONVINCING YOURSELF YOU CAN
REACTION CONTROL OR HOW TO HAVE POSITIVE CONTROL OVER YOUR LIFE
POSITIVE CONDITIONED REFLEX LIVING
METAPHYSICAL PRINCIPLES OF OVERCOMING
METAPHYSICAL PRINCIPLES OF MATERIALIZING
METAPHYSICAL PRINCIPLES OF SELF-BELIEF
METAPHYSICAL PRINCIPLES FOR ACHIEVING HAPPINESS
HOW TO LIVE THE METAPHYSICAL LIFE DAILY
METAPHYSICAL PRINCIPLES OF PROSPERITY
PROJECTING THE REAL YOU TO OTHERS
CONTROLLING PSYCHIC VIBRATIONS IN YOUR IMMEDIATE ENVIRONMENT
ESTABLISHING AND MAINTAINING CONTROL OVER YOUR LIFE
CREATIVE THINKING-OR FINDING THE INTUITIVE IDEAS THAT CAN BRING
SUCCESS IN LIFE
CREATING A NEW SELF-IMAGE FOR SUCCESSFUL LIVING
METAPHYSICAL PRINCIPLES OF ACHIEVING SUCCESS
PSYCHIC-MYSTICAL SECRETS OF GETTING PRAYER ANSWERED
DEVELOPING A PROSPERITY MENTALITY
ESTABLISHING AND ACCOMPLISHING YOUR GOALS
MASTERS DEGREE LEVEL CURRICULUM SUBJECTS
This curriculum is written especially for the professional in the Holistic, New Thought Metaphysical Field. These are not just lessons on subjects that you may have studied before. The text of the lessons is written with the central idea of how such
subject matter is used in actual metaphysical teaching, counseling, lecturing and healing, to achieve maximum results in helping to improve the lives of those who come to you, at a Doctoral
Level. Dr. Paul Leon Masters, Founder and President of the International Metaphysical Ministry university system, bases content of these lessons on his
50 years of full-time metaphysical practice and extensive contacts with other professional metaphysicians during that time. Such tremendously valuable text and lesson material – necessary to help you to achieve success as a Doctoral Professional – is not available in books, and to our knowledge, only in this course of study.
THE METAPHYSICAL PSYCHOLOGY OF CONSCIOUSNESS (PART I)
THE METAPHYSICAL PSYCHOLOGY OF CONSCIOUSNESS (PART II)
THE METAPHYSICAL PSYCHOLOGY OF CONSCIOUSNESS (PART III)
THE METAPHYSICAL PSYCHOLOGY OF CONSCIOUSNESS (PART IV)
PSYCHIC-MYSTICAL ASPECTS OF METAPHYSICS (PART I)
PSYCHIC-MYSTICAL ASPECTS OF METAPHYSICS (PART II)
PSYCHIC-MYSTICAL ASPECTS OF METAPHYSICS (PART III)
PASTORAL PSYCHOLOGY (PART I)
PASTORAL PSYCHOLOGY (PART II)
PRACTITIONERS METAPHYSICAL HEALING PRACTICE
PROFESSIONALISM: YOUR DOCTORAL IMAGE AND DEALINGS WITH THE PUBLIC
DREAM INTERPRETATION: ITS ROLE IN METAPHYSICS
MEDITATION AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE TO METAPHYSICAL PRACTICE
SELF-HYPNOSIS AND ITS RELATION TO METAPHYSICAL PRACTICE
THE BIBLE AND METAPHYSICS
YOGA: ITS ADAPTATION TO WESTERN THINKING
METAPHYSICAL SEMANTICS AND DOCTORAL COMMUNICATION
EXPLORING THE CHOICE OF METAPHYSICAL OPERATION: TEACHING AND/OR COUNSELING CENTER OR CHURCH
DOCTORAL DEGREE SPECIALTIES
FOR UNIVERSITY OF METAPHYSICS AND UNIVERSITY OF SEDONA
DOCTORAL DEGREES AWARDED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF METAPHYSICS
Doctor of Metaphysical Science,
Doctor of Metaphysical Counseling, Mc.D.
New Thought Ministry
Holistic Counseling Ministry
• Doctor of Divinity, D.D.,
• Doctor of Divinity, D.D.,
*The title “Doctor of Metaphysical Science,” and the degree letters “Msc.D.” and “Doctor of Metaphysical Counseling,” and the degree letters “Mc.D” are copyrighted and may not be used by any other school or organization.
DOCTORAL DEGREES AWARDED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF SEDONA
Doctor of Metaphysical Science, Msc.D.
Metaphysical Hypnosis, Mhyp.D.®
Doctor of Divinity, D.D.
Metaphysical Psychology, Mpsy.D. ®
Doctor of Theology, D.Th.
Bible Interpretation, D.D.
Doctor of Holistic Ministry, Mh.D.
Doctor of Philosophy, D.Phil.
Pastoral Counseling Psychology
Holistic Life Coaching
Holistic Life Counseling
CHOOSING YOUR DOCTORATE DEGREE SPECIALTY
When enrolling, choose your Doctoral Degree according to what you most believe you would like to do in the Holistic, New Thought Metaphysical field:
• Doctor of Metaphysical Science,
Msc.D. Good for anyone who wishes to deal with all areas
of Metaphysics, i.e. teaching, counseling, healing, and ministry.
• Doctor of Metaphysical Counseling,
Mc.D. Good for anyone wishing to concentrate on one-to-one
counseling from a metaphysical viewpoint.
• Doctor of Ministry, D.Min. Good
for anyone wishing to be a minister conducting his/her ministry
more in a church-type setting. Specialties are available in various
aspects of ministry and are noted on the degree. Choices include New
Thought Ministry, Holistic Counseling Ministry, Pastoral Counseling and
• Doctor of Divinity, D.D. Good
for anyone who wishes to do a great deal of spiritual teaching. Specialties
are available in Pastoral Counseling or Spiritual Healing.
• Doctor of Holistic Ministry, Mh.D.®
Good for anyone who wishes to have a more holistic oriented ministry
emphasizing the whole person and health-based on a blending of body, mind,
• Metaphysical Hypnosis, Mhyp.D.® Good
for anyone who wishes to specialize in teaching self-hypnotic
techniques as a means of reprogramming positive spiritual truth and as a
method of release into higher meditational consciousness. The awarding of
this degree does not give one the legal right to practice hypnotherapy—but
rather a person with ministerial ordination that specializes in doing
pastoral educational counseling or teaching in the spiritual uses of
selfhypnotic practices. A cassette tape of hypnotic induction for
self-hypnotic conditioning should be submitted with the Doctoral
• Metaphysical Psychology, Mpsy.D.® Good
for anyone specializing in educational counseling,
teaching, writing and ministry on how to apply higher metaphysical
spiritual truth to improve life, love, success and happiness. The awarding
of this degree does not give one the right to practice as a
psychologist, but rather signifies a person with ministerial standing
versed in the psychology of metaphysically oriented pastoral counseling.
Biblical Interpretation, D.D.
for anyone who wishes to specialize in teaching and writing about penetrating
the symbolism of The Bible to uncover spiritual truths for spiritual reawakening
and life improvement.
Good for anyone seeking philosophically research and
communicate on the meaning of life, existence, free will, etc
through the mediums of writing, teaching and ministry.
Ph.D. DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAMS
• Pastoral Counseling Psychology: This
degree is good for a person who wishes to specialize
in Pastoral Counseling by exploring the psychology of pastoral counseling
principles. The awarding of this degree does not give one the right to
practice as a psychologist, but rather signifies a person with ministerial
standing versed in the psychology of pastoral counseling.
• Holistic Life Coaching. A brand
new field that concentrates on one-to-one coaching of a person’s
inner potential in career, love, creativity, success, and well-being while
emphasizing on a person’s positive present and future. Well-received by
the general public, earning varies nationwide with $300 hourly at
the high end of the range. Most coaches do their work on the phone from
home or wherever they may be.
• Holistic Life Counseling. This
degree is good for the person who wishes to counsel others on their past
and current problems from a whole person perspective.
Counseling. Good for anyone who wishes to
counsel others using metaphysical teaching principles and practices.
Counseling. Good for those who wish to
integrate higher consciousness experiences as a major part of life, improving
the one-to-one counseling process.
Parapsychology, Ph.D. Good for anyone who
wishes to specialize in metaphysical areas that would involve psychic research
as a means to greater spiritual truth and discoveries.
Research, Ph.D. Good for anyone who
wishes to specialize in experimentation and research into mystical, transcendent
and transpersonal consciousness as a means to higher spiritual truth and union
with God. A guided mystically oriented meditation cassette tape should be
submitted with the dissertation.
• Doctor of Philosophy, Ph.D.
specializing in Comparative Religion Good for anyone who wishes to
specialize in researching, teaching and writing about the comparison of various
religious teachings to the basic teachings of the International Metaphysical
Ministry where Metaphysics has evolved into a religious faith in and of itself
among many people.
Student Requirements: Doctoral Dissertation
requirement - Presentation of major world religions and their beliefs compared
to metaphysics as a religious faith as taught by the International Metaphysical
ORDINATION DIPLOMAS AND PRACTITIONERS DIPLOMAS
As part of any of the Doctoral Degree programs you choose, you are awarded both an Ordination Diploma and a Practitioners Diploma.
Ordained Ministers Diploma
Demonstrates that you have taken
holistic, new thought metaphysically oriented studies. Ordained ministry
status provides legal right to engage in counseling, spiritual healing
work, perform marriages and other ministerial rights. Please
note that you must establish an
independent ministry according to the laws of your state, county, country
or province to enjoy the benefits of ministerial standing such as tax
advantages. Awarding of your minister’s diploma is also the legal basis
for awarding and maintaining your Doctoral Degree. The Minister’s
Diploma is awarded at the same time as your Bachelor’s Degree.
Demonstrates you have studied the
principles and practices of Spiritual Mind Healing of physical, emotional,
and other life problems. Awarded at the same time as your Bachelor’s
Degree and Ordination Diploma.
ACTUAL CURRICULUM SAMPLES
first two sections of this page are samples of curriculum content representative
of course quality in the Ministerial Section (referred to in the
Prospectus). These samples are drawn from the curriculum subject entitled
"Metaphysical Sensitivity Training."
The third and fourth
sections are samples of subject content representative of course
quality in the Masters Level Section (as referred to in the
Prospectus). These samples are drawn from the curriculum subject entitled "The
Metaphysical Psychology of Consciousness."
We have included
these samples from actual subject cources to enable you to better evaluate
the quality of our Doctoral Degree Program.
praising the content of the curriculum subject materials are received regularly
from our doctoral graduates. These letters not only comment on the
preparation they have received for a doctoral career in Metaphysics,
but express how the materials have helped improve the quality
of their own lives as well. They may be viewed by going to the Testimonial
Revised copyright (c) 1993 by Dr. Paul Leon Masters
are a psycho-physical unit; that is, your mind affects your body
and, in turn, your body affects your mind. This lesson is designed
to create a greater sensitivity in the interaction between both.
The final intention is to increase your sensitivity to the power
of a Higher-Self-Reality in your True Self or Higher Mind. This
is accomplished through the use of metaphysical sensitivity techniques,
the majority of which are self-techniques which you perform upon
yourself without the participation of another person. Also included
are a small number of one-on-one techniques which can be used between
you and another person.
parts of the body are touched in ways described to stimulate an
intensification of your Higher feeling nature, one with your Higher
of it as an exchange of energy between different parts of the body
to stimulate a higher energy factor within your Higher Mind.
will surely experience the benefit of these metaphysical sensitivity
techniques if you will but do them for a few days, or perhaps even
the first time you do them.
SELF-SENSITIVITY TRAINING TECHNIQUES
following techniques should be done in a thoughtful, meditative
manner. They can be done before, during, or after your daily meditation.
Self experimentation will show you which is best for you. The words
in the affirmations, "Higher Mind,'' may be exchanged for "God-Mind,"
"Higher-Self," "God-Self," "Real-Self,"
or whatever other expression of your own Self-Reality seems to give
greater sensitivity to each affirmation.
Technique No. l - HANDS-TO-FEET
both hands, reach down and hold the soles of your feet. Wait a few
moments until you feel that there is some type of energy-flow between
your hands and feet. After this is established, give yourself the
following affirmation. Repeat until you intuitively feel a reality
to what you are saying and doing.
THE SOLES OF MY FEET AND THROUGH MY HANDS TO MY HEAD, THE PRESENCE
OF MY HIGHER MIND CONSCIOUSNESS EXISTS NOW."
Technique No. 2 - TONGUE-IN-MOUTH
mentally on feeling the existence of your tongue. When this mental
concentration has been established, give yourself the following
affirmation. Repeat until you intuitively sense a reality.
TONGUE IS PERFECTLY CONTROLLED AND MOVED BY MY HIGHER MIND FOR
GOOD COMMUNICATION WITH OTHERS."
Technique No. 3 - HAND-BREATH
the fingers of both hands joined and with palms open facing you,
positioned close to your mouth, give the following affirmations
with your eyes open and then closed. As you do, breathe gently into
your palms with a slightly open mouth. Alternate opening and closing
your eyes with each affirmation. Repeat until you feel an inner
TRUE LIFE OF MY BREATH IS MY HIGHER MIND."
HIGHER MIND, CONTAINING HIGHER WISDOM, BREATHES ITS LIFE THROUGH
your thumbs in your ears and at the same time your forefingers over
closed eyelids. In this position, give yourself the following affirmations:
"ALL SOUND, ABOUT AND WITHIN ME, IS ONE WITH THE ORIGINAL
UNIVERSAL CREATIVE SOUND VIBRATION OF MY HIGHER MIND."
"THE CREATIVE SOUND VIBRATION OF MY HIGHER MIND RESTORES
AND REGENERATES ALL THE VIBRATIONS OF MY BODY."
Technique No. 5 - PULSE-FEELING
your pulse on your wrist; with your hand, feel and become sensitive
to the pulsations. After you have become sensitive to this, repeat
the following affirmation until you intuitively feel an inner reality.
"THE PULSE OF MY HIGHER MIND, ONE WITH THE PULSATIONS OF
UNIVERSAL HARMONY, RENEW THE VITAL FORCES OF MY MIND & BODY."
Technique No. 6 - CHEST-PATTING
both hands, gently pat your chest area as you repeat the following
affirmation. Keep this up until you feel an inner reality.
"MY HIGHER MIND, ONE WITH THE UNITY OF UNIVERSAL LIFE, VIBRATES
THAT UNITY AS LOVE FILLING MY HEART - VIBRATING OUT TO OTHERS,
AND ATTRACTING LOVE BACK TO ME."
Technique No. 7 - ABDOMINAL-BRUSHING
move your hands over your abdominal area in a "brushing away"
motion, gently touching that area of your body as you do.
following two sections are excerpted from a lesson on Consciousness.)
Through deep meditational practices we actually find the nature
of the mind and consciousness. When Christ said, "In my Father's
house there are many mansions," he was referring directly to
the many levels of consciousness within the human mind.
Traditional Western Psychology, as an example will break down the
mind very simply, as in Diagram 1.
In accurately exploring the mind thoroughly in Metaphysics, the
mind may be broken down to the following levels:
experiencing of the innermost state of mind, or Cosmic Consciousness,
has the greatest life transforming power in an individual's life.
Whether a Buddhist describes it as Nirvana, or a Christian mystic
as God, there is one essential impact upon human consciousness that
creates the greatest advancement toward healthy and aware mental
living; i.e., that all who have experienced this state of mind within
themselves, regardless of secular descriptions, agree that the experience
itself is one of "UNIVERSAL ONENESS." Why, then,
is this the most important of all of life's mental experiences?
the classical Western psychological approach to the mind, if a person
is neurotic and seeks help, the approach is as follows: The person
is deemed neurotic because of having difficulties in associating
with their exterior environment. The libido (life-force) is not
connecting with the exterior environment. A gap exists between the
person's sense of identity and identification symbols in their exterior
can be seen from the preceding diagram, a person who is neurotic
in the traditional psychological sense cannot connect with the world
immediately around them. They withdraw into themselves and create
a fantasyland in the personal subconscious levels of their minds
as an escape from coping with the environmental reality. They have
set up a state of psychic isolation between themselves and their
environment. To protect themselves, all manner of defense mechanisms
are set up so as not to allow outside occurrences to interfere with
the inner escape.
mechanisms can translate themselves into hostility, antisocial behavior,
role and game playing with others, etc., etc. In extreme cases the
libido is so reversed back into the unconscious levels of the mind
that the uncontrollable, powerful forces of the collective unconscious
flood the conscious mind, and the result is that neurosis has become
Psychology's answer to this problem, as simply stated as possible,
is as follows: Through psychotherapy, one establishes an identity
within oneself that is equal to the common denominator of identity
in the social structure (outer environment) in which the individual