What makes us different? We've been around the block! Kepler College was founded in 1992 and we have been offering online classes since 2000. Our teachers have nearly 400 years combined experience in studying and practicing astrology. Many of our instructors are considered to be among the most preeminent astrologers in the world. All of our teachers believe in the value of high quality astrological education that goes beyond teaching just another technique.
Our experience has taught us that the best astrologers have learned more than just method. They understand some of the history behind a technique, its benefts and its limitations. They have studied astrology's place and influence in different historical periods. They have compared different astrological traditions and tested different methods. They are also familiar with the astronomical basis for planetary movement and the mathematics of mapping a picture of the sky to an astrological chart. And, importantly, a good astrologer understands the ethical pitfalls of their practice.
Our certificates are designed to provide an in-depth examination of different aspects of astrological practice - from a deep understanding of the natal chart, to moving the chart in time, to furthering your skills by going deeper into different astrological practices.
If you love astrology and want both breadth and depth, we have a guided program that combines certificates and individual courses to broaden your learning. To acknowledge the work needed to successfully complete this series of courses, we provide you with the Professional Diploma in Astrology.
For astrologer's who are interested in offering readings to clients and want to continue to grow their skills, we also provide continuing education classes in marketing, writing, presentation skills, client management and financial considerations.
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Challenging a Course
Because our approach is more comprehensive than most stand-alone astrological classes, we require a demonstration of both breadth and depth of knowledge for our Certificate recipients. The result is that in addition to students who are new to astrology, we have many participants in the basic courses who already have extensive astrological backgrounds through self-study and practice. They find these courses valuable to fill in the gaps in their learning, to gain a better understanding of how all the pieces fit together and to refine their interpretative skills.
But you can still challenge courses in the Fundamentals series. We have a set of tests to help evaluate your knowledge so that you can have the best opportunity to be successful in any course you take.
No one can challenge the entirety of the Fundamentals Certificate or the Movement Certificate. In addition to the successful completion of the tests, you will minimally need to take the practicum courses (W104 for Fundamentals; W112 or W113 for Moving the Chart in Time) to complete the Certificate.
The challenge tests cost $50 each. The first test will be for W101 Introduction to Astrological Symbolism and Practice. Please click here to see a sample from this test.