Prout College is an online college which provides graduate studies in Prout and Neohumanism. Prout is an acronym for Progressive Utilization Theory, a socio-economic model developed by Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar. P. R. Sarkar also expanded and transformed the scope of humanism to develop the philosophy of Neohumanism.
Prout College functions as an education cooperative and started running courses in 2008. The members of the cooperative are the teachers Sohail Inayatullah, Michael Towsey, Ivana Milojevic and Marcus Bussey and the administrator Jake Karlyle, all of whom have been involved with Prout and/or futures education for many years.
Prout College currently provides a Certificate in Prout Studies that includes eight subjects:
1. Introduction to Prout Studies
2. Tantra, Spirituality and Social Change
3. Macrohistory and World Futures
4. Transformative Economics
5. Neohumanism, Policy Making and Contemporary Issues
6. Frontiers of Science
7. Gender, Spirituality and Coordinated Cooperation
8. Education for Liberation
The Certificate course takes one year full-time study, but also can be completed part-time over a period of up to four years.
The course is designed to give students the opportunity to develop critical and ethical insights into contemporary social issues, and to provide them with a range of practical tools that assist in career advancement. The theme of the College is: "Learning for Personal and Social Transformation".