Santa Barbara, CAUniversity Website: www.fielding.edu
Fielding Graduate University (previously Fielding Graduate Institute and The Fielding Institute) is a university in Santa Barbara, California. It offers postgraduate and doctoral studies mainly in psychology, education and organizational studies, primarily through distance education programs.
Fielding Graduate University was founded in 1974 by Frederic M. Hudson, Hallock Hoffman, and Renata Tesch. They designed Fielding as a graduate program for mid-career professionals who were not being served by traditional universities.