The Science of Happiness:
Theory and Practice
Online Course

You will learn about:

  • Leading theories of happiness and Positive Psychology
  • Recent scientific discoveries on happiness
  • Applying the Science of Happiness to human relationships, lifestyles and thinking habits
  • The remarkable points of resonance between ancient wisdom and Positive Psychology
  • Various strategies for integrating this new field of knowledge with school curricula

Course Description

This course will examine recent discoveries in the scientific study of happiness, their concrete implications for student well-being and performance, and strategies to integrate these new insights into existing curricula. It is open to all, but will be of special interest to educators, managers, coaches, human service professionals, doctors, psychologists and other health professionals who would like to:

  • Empower others to realize their own potential for happiness, well-being and success 
  • Understand the major theories and practices of positive psychology and the science of happiness 
  • Infuse current work with an evidence-based focus on positive psychology, resilience and human-flourishing 
  • Integrate applications of positive psychology and the science of happiness into daily life

Dr. Mark K. Setton

Mark Setton is the co-founder and CEO of Pursuit-of-Happiness.org. He has studied and published works on East Asian philosophy and well-being for the past 30 years. He earned his B.A. and M.A. in philosophy and education at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul and his doctorate at Oxford University. He has taught at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, The University of California at Berkeley, Oxford University and presently, the University of Bridgeport.

Mark and his team design and teach educational programs on the science and implementation of well-being for secondary schools, universities and corporations. 

Tier Pricing

The Science of Happiness: Theory and Practice
Mini Course - Free!

This tier serves as an introduction to the "7 habits of happy people."

how implement them into daily life. Explore the insights of ancient and modern of psychology lectures videos a a   *Students this tier be will "The Science of Happiness Proficiency" certificate. 

The Science of Happiness: Theory and Practice
Proficiency Tier - $150

This tier identifies the "7 habits of happy people" and how to implement them into daily life. Explore the insights of ancient and modern pioneers of psychology through video lectures and reading material.

*Students in this tier will receive "The Science of Happiness Proficiency" certificate. 

The Science of Happiness: Theory and Practice
Teacher Tier - $275

This tier further explores the "7 habits of happy people" as well as the insights of ancient and modern pioneers of psychology through video lectures and practical assignments to dig deeper into the theories.

*Students in this tier will receive "The Science of Happiness Teaching" certificate.

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