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Application Materials and Forms

Please review the information on our website carefully before applying to our of our programs. Our different degree programs have different admissions requirements.

Click here for detailed admissions information.

Click here to apply to the Buddhism and Contemporary Psychology Certificate Program.

Master of Arts (GTU-common MA)

Admissions to the Master of Arts degree (GTU-common MA) in Buddhist Studies is handled directly by the Graduate Theological Union.

Please request application materials from:

M.A. Admissions
Graduate Theological Union
2400 Ridge Road
Berkeley, California 94709
510.649.2460, or 800.826.4488

Applications must be submitted to this same office.

Master of Buddhist Studies, Master of Divinity

Admissions to the Master of Buddhist Studies (M.B.S.) or the Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree programs are handled by the IBS directly. Please download the appropriate application, fill out and sign the form, and mail your application and application fee to:

Institute of Buddhist Studies
2140 Durant Avenue, Suite 30
Berkeley, California 94704

Master of Buddhist Studies Application

Master of Divinity Application