Programs Offered

The International Kenpo Academy (IKA) will award Bachelor, Master and Doctorate Degrees in Kenpo. All above degrees are based upon following requirements. According to the rules of the Academy, programs offered will award:


-  from 2nd Dan and above, will be able to qualify for Bachelor Degree in Kenpo (B.A.K.)
-  from 4th Dan and above, will be able to qualify for Master Degree in Kenpo (M.A.K.)
-  from 6th Dan and above, will be able to qualify for Doctorate Degree in Kenpo (PhD K.).

To complete the course, all students of the International Kenpo Academy (IKA) must fulfill

the following qualification tests:

- applicants for Bachelor Degree in Kenpo need to write an essay
- applicants for Master Degree in Kenpo need to write a coursework
- applicants for Doctorate Degree in Kenpo need to write a thesis.

 

The Academic Council of the International Kenpo Academy (IKA) awards above named Academic degrees in the Art of Kenpo and Philosophy under its own authority to develop its own accreditation system and curriculum. In exceptional cases, by decision of the Academic Council of the Academy may be decided on the award of the honorary Doctorate Degree in Kenpo (PhD K. Honoris Causa). Certainly, all above Academic degrees are not to be confused with traditional Academic degrees. Academic degrees, which were assigned by our Academy on the basis of qualification tests, need to show professional status of holders within the Kenpo Community only.

Structure of Qualification Tests

As mentioned above, the Academic Council of the International Kenpo Academy (IKA) will award Bachelor, Master and Doctorate Degree in Kenpo on the basis of qualification tests. Therefore, the structure of qualification test for each applicants on above named Academic degrees as follows:

- an essay for Bachelor Degree in Kenpo should contain the topic on 1 page with minimal basic content on 3 pages plus bibliography briefs ( totals of at least 4 pages )

- a coursework for Master Degree in Kenpo should contain the topic on 1 page with minimal basic content on 5 pages plus bibliography briefs ( totals of at least 6 pages )

- a thesis for Doctorate Degree in Kenpo should contain the topic on 1 page with minimal basic content on 9 pages plus bibliography briefs ( totals of at least 10 pages ).
 
All qualification tests by an external degree course of study that will be sent to our Academy should be in English. 

Academic Ranks

The International Kenpo Academy (IKA) will award the Academic ranks as Associate Professor in KENPO as well Professor in Kenpo. Requirements, which the Academy makes to the applicants for these Academic ranks, are highest. Nevertheless, these requirements are as follows.

 

The Academic Rank an Associate Professor in Kenpo (Assoc.Prof. K.) can be awards to the applicant:​

- who hold 6th Dan and above, and also hold degree the Doctor of Philosophy in Martial Arts (PhD MA), or

  the Doctor of Philosophy in Kenpo (PhD K.)

- who hold degree at least ABD PhD MA (All But Dissertation of the Doctor of Philosophy in Martial Arts), or

  ABD PhD K. (All But Dissertation of the Doctor of Philosophy in Kenpo)

- who has a Kenpo career totals 30 years and more.

 

The Academic Rank a Professor in Kenpo (Prof. K.) can be awards to the applicant:

- who hold 8th Dan and above, and also hold rank the Associate Professor in Kenpo in for three years

- who has lifetime achievements as flawless with his Kenpo career totals 50 years and more.

The Academic Council as well Senate members of the International Kenpo Academy (IKA) will award the Academic ranks in the Art of Kenpo and Philosophy only those who holds the highest standarts to which we always aspire in the activities of our Academy.

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