About The Certificate Course

This course on the Science of Happiness and Positive Psychology examines recent discoveries in the scientific study of happiness, and the practical implications for personal well-being.

It is open to all, but will be of special interest to educators, coaches, human resource administrators and medical professionals who would like to:

  1. Empower others to realize their own potential for happiness, well-being and success
  2. Understand the major theories and practices of positive psychology and the science of happiness
  3. Integrate applications of positive psychology and the science of happiness into daily life

Your Journey Through the Course

This course features three stages...

Stage One: Introduction

The first stage introduces the scientific pioneers who founded the science of happiness, the three components of well-being, the so-called "habits of happy people," and the methodology used to uncover their secrets.

Stage Two: "Habits of Happy People"

The second stage of the course comprises 7 modules focused on a wide range of life skills that impact our mood, including close relationships, acts of kindness, physical wellbeing, flow, strengths, positive emotions and the discovery of meaning.

Stage Three: Practical Exercises

Each of the eight modules in stage three focuses on practical exercises and reflections providing a hands-on grasp of the theoretical content.

PLUS: Certificate of Completion

Students who complete the course videos and quizzes will receive a signed "Certificate of Proficiency" verifying familiarity with both the theoretical and practical components of the course.

Course Curriculum

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  Introduction to The Science of Happiness
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  Module 1: Close Relationships
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  Module 2: Acts of Kindness
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  Module 3: Physical Well-being
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  Module 4: Flow
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  Module 5: Strengths
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  Module 6: Positive Mindset
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  Module 7: Meaning
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  Module 7 Challenge: Meaning
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  Module 8 Challenge: Happiness Soup
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About The Team

Narration & Production:

  • Mark K. Setton, D.Phil., Oxon.

Research Team:

  • Paul Desan, PhD, Harvard; Anthony Arciero, PhD, George Mason; Saira Qureshi, MA, LMHC; Miguel Toribio-Mateas, PhD, Middlesex

Video Editing:

  • Fahim Nirob

Choose Your Pricing Plan

(Complete the Free Introductory Course and get 20% off)

$95

Proficiency Certificate Course

NOTE: We offer sliding scale group rates for corporations, universities and high schools. For more information please write to [email protected] or call us at (631) 762-4506.

  • Lifetime access to all content
  • 10 mixed-media videos
  • Quizzes
  • 8 exercise modules with practical tips
  • Certificate of completion
  • Student discount
$25

Proficiency Certificate Course (Student Price)

NOTE: We are offering the special Student Price for those in financial hardship. This is significantly lower than the production cost.

  • Lifetime access to all content
  • 10 mixed-media videos
  • Quizzes
  • 8 exercise modules with practical tips
  • Certificate of completion
  • Student discount