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June 24th, 2018
10 a.m. PDT or 4 p.m. PDT

Author Your Life and Design Your Masters Degree or Certificate Program
Summer is the perfect time to explore!  We encourage you to fully live your life and pursue your passions while you earn a masters degree.  We invite you to join us for an hour, from the comfort of your home, and learn more about creating your own degree!
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The one word I would use to describe what I have gained from each and every course is PERSPECTIVE.

I entered the MA program looking for a program that would help me change the way our world thinks about education. Thus far, the one word I would use to describe what I have gained from each and every course is PERSPECTIVE. The courses have helped me look at education and life from a multitude ...

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Our Learners Talk About Their SDGI Experience

SelfDesign Foundation Chair, Renee Poindexter, interviews our graduates to discuss desiging their own masters program, and how they have integrated their learning into their professional lives.

We Share a Passion for Learning through Collaboration

SelfDesign is centered on the understanding that we have the capacity to author our own lives from a place of resourcefulness, creativity, and possibility.

The experience in SDGI has put me in connection with kindred spirits, lifelong learners, educational and social activists—and these are just the students! The faculty is a group of the most knowledgeable and experienced people in any educational program of which I have been a part of.


The SelfDesign Graduate Institute is authorized by the Washington Student Achievement Council and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act.

SelfDesign Learning Foundation Welcome

The SelfDesign Graduate Institute (SDGI) represents the vision that Brent Cameron (founder of the SelfDesign Learning Foundation in British Columbia, Canada) had of a post-graduate education program that embodies the theory and praxis of lifelong learning through SelfDesign. It is through Brent’s vision and the partnership between the SelfDesign Learning Foundation and the SelfDesign Foundation in Washington State that SDGI has become a reality that provides inspiration and growth to SDGI graduates and to the world around them. SDGI employs the trademark “SelfDesign” through an agency agreement between the two foundations.

Amber Papou, B.Ed, MBA
Executive Director, SelfDesign Learning Foundation
(For more information about the SelfDesign Learning Foundation, see selfdesign.org)