Current Courses

Courses Now Available - Fall 2021

        • Advanced Field Investigations (8 weeks)
          with Loyd Auerbach, MS
          Monday: October 11th - November 29th
          8:00pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time
          Tuition: $225 ($199 Rhine Members)

          Professor Paranormal - Loyd AuerbachThis course is a deeper exploration of the topics covered in the Field Investigations course. Students who are taking this course for a grade are required to have taken the Field Investigations course from the Rhine, or taken the Ghost Hunting course from HCH, or established yourself as a knowledgeable student of parapsychology with the instructor, or passed a quiz on field investigations (provided by Loyd Auerbach :

          In this course, students will explore the topics of field investigations more deeply, including methods related to specific models of paranormal phenomena from a scientific perspective of a parapsychologist. In addition, this course will discuss the history of paranormal field research, provide details on dealing with clients and finding resolutions during investigations, discuss issues related to “public haunts” vs. private home cases, and provide more complex methods for exploring the evidence and analyzing data to reach a conclusion. Technology used in investigations* will be reviewed along with EVPs, and psychic, mediums, and other sensitives. The technology will be evaluated at a basic level for best use in both private homes and public site investigations.

          Finally, this course will examine the psychology of perception and interpretation of activity and how non-paranormal explanations can apply in investigative circumstances. Parapsychology laboratory findings will be integrated into the course materials to explore how the laboratory studies apply to field investigations.


        • The Power of Nature: The folklore & practices of evoking the divine (4 weeks)
          with Chantal Toporow, PhD
          Tuesday, October 19th - November 9th
          5:00pm - 6:30pm Eastern Time
          Tuition: $99 ($79 for Rhine Members)

          NDEImage01How does Nature reveal the divine, the miraculous, and mystical, and what are the similarities between cultures that give us profound insight into its power?

          This 4-week survey course will review paramount movements through the ages to discover how nature has enabled humans to connect with the deeper consciousness of all living things. Students will explore how the people of the world share a reverence for nature, considering it to be divine, sacred, or populated by spiritual beings, and how ancient beliefs and present-day movements are influencing attempts to use the powerful forces of Nature to conjure the extraordinary and the unimaginable.

          As we critically examine a multitude of nature-based practices, such as the belief in supernatural beings and supernatural forces, we will introduce concepts used in ancient and modern movements such as animism, alchemy, astrology, biodynamics, bioenergetics, druidry, hermeticism, geomagnetism, green magic, qigong, natural healing, nature spirituality, mythology, polytheism, shamanism, Shintoism, tribal nature-based religions, wiccan, etc. This journey will enable students to gain an introduction and deeper appreciation of our connection to nature and how it governs our own psychic and conscious development, nurturing our connection to nature's more ethereal realms.


        • A Skeptical Approach to Parapsychology (8  weeks)
          with Loyd Auerbach, MS & Kenny Biddle
          Tuesday: October 12th - November 30th
           8:00pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time
          Tuition: $225 ($199 for Rhine Members)

          This course is included in a number of certificate programs.

          StreamingConsciousnessEvery good scientist recognizes the importance of taking a skeptical perspective to research and study results. From examinations of early spiritualists to recent psi challenges, skeptics have played an active role in the progress of parapsychology and our understanding of psi phenomena.

          This course will discuss parapsychology from a skeptical perspective including an evaluation of how skeptics have helped and hindered the progress of the science. Important concepts of critical thinking will be introduced, including how true skeptical thinking has been a part of the parapsychological process both in and out of the lab.

          This course will also look at popular misunderstandings and misconceptions about psi phenomena, the onset of pseudo-skepticism, and the role of true skepticism in scientific investigations.


        • Special Topics in the Paranormal: Non-traditional technologies for investigations (4 weeks)
          with Mark Boccuzzi
          Wednesday: October 20th - November 10th
          7:00pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time
          Tuition: $109 ($99 for Rhine Members)

          GhostMomThis 4-week course will go beyond the tools usually associated with paranormal investigations. Students will examine a wide range of technologies and applications allowing for a deeper exploration of paranormal phenomena. Emphasis will be placed on properly deploying these technologies during field investigations and how to interpret the resulting data.

          The course will explore both quantitative (numerical) and qualitative (experiential) data collection techniques. Topics will include understanding and measuring human physiology and biofields, testing non-local effects on random number generators, documenting the intuitive processes of investigators, and more.

          Students will come away with a new appreciation for the complex relationships between various paranormal phenomena and an expanded set of tools to use during their own investigations.


Fall Courses now in session.

Courses offered by the Rhine Education Center are designed as professional courses to provide education in Parapsychology. Students are able to participate in weekly discussion forums and progress is evaluated throughout the courses.

Many courses are strictly for informational purposes, but some courses can be applied to certificate programs offered by the Rhine Education Center.  Though not an accredited institution, the Rhine Education Center provides a professional educational opportunity for students.

Classes are broadcast once a week, but they are also recorded if you are not able to attend the live broadcast.  You can watch the recordings and post in the forums at your convenience.

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