M.A. or Ph.D. in
Existential Psychology:
Interdisciplinary Studies of Viktor Frankl & Logotherapy

(With a Minor in Phenomenology & Existential Philosophy)



Viktor Frankl.


American University of Shanghai

Shanghai Humanities Institute
All Classes in English


Frankl Studies:                                                        36 credit hrs.


Psy. 510. Man's Search for Meaning
Psy. 520. The Doctor and the Soul: From Psychotherapy to Logotherapy
Psy. 530. Man's Search for Ultimate Meaning
Psy. 540. Psychotherapy and Existentialism
Psy. 550. The Unconscious God
Psy. 560. The Will to Meaning
Psy. 570. The Unheard Cry for Meaning

15 Credit hrs.


With A Minor in Phenomenology & Existential Philosophy:


Phil. 607. Phenomenology in Psychology and Psychiatry
Phil. 614. Heidegger
Phil. 580. Sartre
Phil. 621. Jaspers
Psy. 631. Buber
Phil. 641. Nietsche
Phil. 651. Hegel

15 Credit hours.


Thesis Work:

(6 Credit hrs.)



Total: 36 Credit hrs.


Alternate Program                                                36 credit hrs.


ZZZ. 500. Introduction to C.G. Jung and Analytic Psychology.
ZZZ. 520. Martin Heidegger and German Existentialism.
ZZZ. 530. G.W.F. Hegel's Aestethics or the Philosophy of Fine Art.
ZZZ. 540. Existence and Love: A New Approach in Existential Psychiatry.
ZZZ. 550. Viktor E. Frankl, Doctor and the Soul: From Psychotherapy to Logotherapy.
ZZZ. 560. The Will to Meaning: Foundations and Applications of Logotherapy
ZZZ. 570. Viktor E. Frankl: Man's Search for Ultimate Meaning.
ZZZ. 580. Plato and Freud: Two Theories of Love and Sexuality.
ZZZ. 590. Jean-Paul Sartre's Existential Psychoanalysis: A Challenge to Clinical Metatheory.
ZZZ. 600. Irvin D. Yalom: Introduction to Existential Psychotherapy.

Thesis Work:

(6 Credit hrs.)







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