About Us

A Center for Humanist Education

11905415_10207737424060492_3919478006431670433_oThe Humanist Institute (THI) takes an innovative approach to learning that is inclusive of Humanist perspectives across the spectrum.  Its graduate-level Humanist Studies Program is a unique educational experience where individuals are engaged to build competencies and skills in the pursuit of acquiring a broader, deeper knowledge of Humanism.  The Kochhar Online Education (KOHE) allows individuals to explore the principles and philosophy of Humanism at their own pace, on their own time, while the onsite trainings and seminars, offer continuing education and hands-on training that meets the needs of professionals in a variety of careers.

Humanist Studies Program

The Humanist Studies Program is about opportunity and choice provided in a way that enhances one’s ability to reach individual aspirations.  With only one required course, students have the freedom to take 8 additional courses to become a Certified Humanist Professional or create their own learning path opening doors to new opportunities not yet imagined.

Courses

Kochhar Online Humanist Education (KOHE)

Race-Humanism-FBKOHE is the internet’s first website offering interactive courses in humanist thought.  KOHE aims to give individuals a clear understanding of humanism to help them apply that understanding to better comprehend the work, develop personal potential, and contribute to a better society.  KOHE’s self-guided courses cover a wide array of topics and resources.

Courses

Trainings

Resources

Onsite Trainings and Seminars

10996160_868204073242490_8777149335547526821_nThe Institute’s onsite trainings and seminars are for professionals seeking continuing education and direct training to better inform their work in a variety of fields.  In collaboration with constituent organizations, the Institute has provided trainings for celebrants officiating life celebrations, individuals desiring understanding of how humanist and LGBTQ communities are marginalized and lawyers wanting to know more about Establishment Clause Jurisprudence.

Organizations or individuals who are interested in the Institute sponsoring a training or seminar on a particular topic, may contact the Executive Director.