Maharishi University of Management (MUM), formerly Maharishi International University, is located in Fairfield, Iowa. It was founded in 1973 by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and features a “consciousness-based education” system that includes the practice of the Transcendental Meditation techniqueIts founding principles include the development of the full potential of the individual, fulfilling economic aspirations while maximizing proper use of the environment and bringing spiritual fulfillment and happiness to humanity.
The university is regionally accredited through the doctoral level by the Higher Learning Commission and offers degree programs in art, business, education, communications, mathematical science, literature, physiology & health, Vedic Science and sustainable living.
Maharishi University of Management offer an online Master’s degree in Maharishi AyurVeda℠ and Integrative Medicine, which focuses on each of the eight major systems of the body, viewed from the perspective of both modern medicine and ancient health practices. Maharishi AyurVeda℠ is a unique form of Ayurveda that has been re-evaluated from a scientific perspective for modern day use.The program is a three-year part-time online program and provides a flexible schedule, allowing students to continue their current jobs and activities. The average amount of work required for this program is 8 to 9 hours per week, which includes class time and assignments. Students will also participate in an annual five-day in-residence training course on our Fairfield, Iowa campus, during which they learn clinical applications of this knowledge.