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Become a Magus of the Temple

Overview

All the academic work is done independently.

To enter the program you must have the degree of Master of the Temple. New members who have a master degree from another educational institution may be accepted if they have verifiable life experience in any field related with the areas covered by the Temple of Nature’s Educational System.

You must send a proposal for your Graduation Work also called “Great Work”. This Great Work should be a unique contribution to the expansion of Pagan/Esoteric Spirituality in the 21st Century.

Depending on the Great Work, the program certifies from 60 up to 120 quarter credits.

Once the application process is completed you will be contacted by the supervising High-Priest who will assign subjects to study according to your interests and training needs. From that moment you will start your Great Work. All documentation related to the project and its progress will be sent to the supervising High-Priest. The documentation should include anecdotal reports about the project as a whole, reading reports and reports of any other activity involved. All this documentation will be part of the Great Work that you must produce once the project is complete.

As part of your training work, you must develop and write courses for the undergraduate program.

At the time of application, you must have a clear idea of ​​what your Great Work will be.

Duration

Time limits for completion of program are as follows:
* Vocational Studies (D.D., Met.D.): 2-4 years.
* Academic Studies (Th.D., Ph.D.): 3-6 years.

Certification

After successful completion of the program, you’ll receive…
* Degree: Magus of the Temple.-

Upon the approval of the Great Work you’ll receive one of the following religious certifications:
* Doctor of Divinity, D.D. – 60 credits (2-4 years): Great Work has to be related to the practice of shamanism, spiritual teaching or counseling, spiritual life coaching and/or spiritual healing.
* Doctor of Metaphysics, Met.D. – 60 credits (2-4 years): Great Work has to be related to the theoretical-practical study of esoteric and mystical disciplines.
* Doctor of Theology, Th.D. – 120 credits (3-6 years): Great Work has to be related to study and research of spiritual, religious, mystical or esoteric traditions.
* Doctor of Philosophy in Metaphysics, Ph.D. – 120 credits (3-6 years): Great Work has to be related to research of mystical or esoteric disciplines, its practice and/or its history.

Ordination is Optional

After graduation as a Magus of the Temple you may apply for ordination as a Priest or Priestess and registration in the rolls of the Temple of Nature. At that time you may choose one of the following titles:
* Minister,
* Healing Minister,
* Inter-faith Minister,
* Pagan Minister,
* Spiritual Minister,
* Asatru Priest / Priestess,
* Druid Priest / Priestess,
* Priest / Priestess of the Goddess,
* Priest / Priestess of Nature,
* Wiccan Priest / Priestess,
* Mage,
* Shaman.

Once ordained You may attach Reverend, Frater or Soror to your name and accept money for your services.

Price

All prices are shown in US dollars and are not refundable. We offer 2 payment options. Choose the one that suits you.

A. MONTHLY PAYMENT
* First payment: $ 180 (application: $100 + first monthly fee: $80).

* Monthly Fee: $ 80 (due every month starting in the second month up to completion of program).

B. FULL PROGRAM PAYMENT
B.1. Full payment D.D., Met.D.: $2,020 $ 1,818 (cover up to 24 months to complete the program).
* Extension fee: $ 80 (required only if more time is needed; must be paid starting in the 25th month up to completion of program).

B.2. Full payment Th.D., Ph.D.: $2,980 $ 2,533 (cover up to 36 months to complete the program).
* Extension fee: $ 80 (required only if more time is needed; must be paid starting in the 37th month up to completion of program).

The price of the program covers:
* Background evaluation/validation.
* Study material in electronic format (downloadable).
* Regular contact via email with the Instructor (once a month; not cumulative).

Issuing of Credentials

* Issuing and printing or emailing of credentials (certificate of degree): $ 35.-

Handling & Shipping

* Handling and mailing through postal mail of credentials: $ 40.-