Course Study Includes:

  • Coverage of all the major themes of the Maharishi Vedic Science program including higher states of consciousness, collective consciousness, Sanskrit and reading the Vedic Literature in Sanskrit, and also surveys all the Consciousness-BasedSM Technologies offered by Maharishi Vedic Science.
  • Study of source documents in Maharishi Vedic Science with emphasis on the Bhagavad Gita, The Science of Being and Art of Living, Absolute Theory of Defense, Vedic Knowledge for Everyone, and Celebrating Perfection in Education.
  • Development of writing and speaking skills as students apply Maharishi Vedic Science to the areas of health, education, management, and rehabilitation.
  • A one-month integrative writing exercise unifying the various themes of the student’s academic experience at Maharishi University of Management.


Entrance Requirements

Before entering the major in Maharishi Vedic Science, students must complete (waived for graduates of Maharishi School), MVS 202, PH 101, and WTG 191.)

Degree Requirements

The Maharishi Vedic Science major focuses on the experience, understanding and development of the cosmic potential of every student for individual fulfillment, national invincibility and permanent world peace.

Requirements for the major are 52 credits as described below.

The 8 Required Core Courses (32 credits) for the Maharishi Vedic Science Major:

  • MVS 102 Sanskrit
  • MVS 208 Fundamentals of Maharishi Vedic Science
  • MVS 210 Veda and Vedic Literature in Maharishi Vedic Science
  • MVS 302 Bhagavad-Gita
  • MVS 308 Research Design and Outcomes on the Transcendental Meditation Program
  • MVS 309 Fundamentals of World Peace
  • MVS 391 MVS Major’s Senior Writing and Speaking Project

NOTE: MVS Majors Senior Project course is offered every academic year, other MVS courses are offered every
other academic year.

Plus at least 20 credits from one of the following options:

  • MVS 240 EEG, Brain, and Enlightenment
  • MVS 300 Science of Being and Art of Living
  • MVS 321 Reading the Vedic Literature 1
  • MVS 322 Reading the Vedic Literature 2
  • MVS 342 Health Benefits of Maharishi Gandharva Veda
  • MVS 370 Yoga Philosophy in the Light of Maharishi Vedic Science
  • PH 260 Maharishi Self-Pulse Reading
  • PH 262 Diet, Digestion, and Nutrition
  • PH 263 Maharishi Yoga Asanas
  • MVS 490 Transcendental Meditation Program Teacher Training
  • MVS 492 Transcendental Meditation Program Teacher Training Program Fieldwork Internship

NOTE: MVS 490 and MVS 492 are generally taken after all other course work for the bachelor’s degree has been completed.


To graduate with a BA in Maharishi Vedic Science for Teachers of the Transcendental Meditation Technique,
students must successfully complete all requirements for the bachelor’s degree. (Please refer to “Undergraduate Degree