Viridis Graduate Institute

Ecopsychology and Environmental Humanities

VGI programs create a new narrative

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VGI programs connect you to self, others and the natural world

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VGI programs develop depth psychological insights

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VGI programs cultivate critical thinking and imagination

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VGI programs raise ecological awareness

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Viridis Graduate Institute Mission

To provide a transdisciplinary education in the sciences and humanities that enables students to develop the competence and responsiveness required to creatively solve problems challenging our ecological and social structures.

Now accepting applications for Fall 2017


VGI’s Ecopsychology and Environmental Humanities distance education programs develop adaptive, creative thinkers who can approach situations with flexibility and imagination. Students become competent resourceful leaders in promoting new narratives and fresh ideas for how we live with each other and our planet.

Viridis Graduate Institute provides accessible and affordable education in a timely and necessary field that answers the call for a social and environmental sensibility.

Viridis Graduate Institute is a Distance Education provider. All program courses are held online in real time with live audio and video that allow students and faculty a rich immediate exchange.


The astonishing story of how whales keep the oceans alive – and alter the composition of the atmosphere.

Written and narrated by George Monbiot. Produced and directed by SustainableHuman.

Viridis, Latin for “green, to sprout” or the notion of “green life,” promises to be one of the most important and visionary movements in this day of profound change. If you are a conscious, awake and participatory citizen today, you must be engaged in the preservation of our planet and its beautiful natural world. Viridis Graduate Institute stands out as an educational organization that appreciates both the ecological and the psychological dimensions involved in this effort.  – Thomas Moore, Author, Care of the Soul