Potential Students

Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaye

Thank you for your interest in online Ayurveda courses offered by San Diego College of Ayurveda. (SDCOA).

SDCOA is an online, virtual college providing affordable, online, distant learning and blended learning style courses in Ayurveda. Our prices are very affordable - starting from $6 per credit hour. We keep the costs low by using open source technologies, and, keeping the classes 'virtual'.

We keep the costs affordable, by, using open source technologies and providing the cost benefit to the student. Training is experiential and case based. Our courses are recognized by National Ayurvedic Medical Association:

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Most of the course is done virtually, through webinars and virtual classroom.

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Our course format follows a 'Block 1, and 2 Module'. Block 1 is $600* when paid in advance. Block 2 is $5 per credit Hour. (Please see the attached course catalog for prices and detailed information)

Block 1 Foundation in Ayurveda is the pre requisite to advanced courses in Block 2 and Block 3. Our block 1 course classes for the our sixth batch (6A) begin from May 29th, and, then from August 7th 2011.

Here is a class calender:

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After the successful completion of, the student can choose Block 2 Ayurveda Health Educator (450 Hrs), or, Ayurveda Wellness Practitioner (500 HRS), or, any advanced course. The Block 1 - 100 hours are 'included' and applied towards any advanced program. Block 2 Advanced programs can take 3 -7 months to complete depending on the program.

Block 1 takes 10- 12 Weeks. Block 2 Ayurveda Wellness Practitioner AWP 500 can 6-7 months depending on the student research and assignments. We finish our classes, however, students may submit their case studies and research later.

Our next Block 1 course starts from May 29th. (The course ends July 2011)


This is our online virtual campus:


If you miss a class, you can watch a recording, and, contact the facilitator with queries - and that counts as a make up class. However, some courses have a minimum class attendance requirement.

In order to move forward with enrollment, please fill the last two pages (Application Form) of the attached course catalog and email it to us, or you can mail it as well to our address. This is for the new classes starting May. Our next batch would be in August.

For any queries, regarding the course, please give us a call or write to us.

Namaste and Have a Blessed Day!

Pandit Atul Krishna Das
Sanskrit Dept.
San Diego College of Ayurveda