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William James College

Newton, Massachusetts


Founded in 1974 as an independent college of psychology, William James College is the largest psychology educational institution in New England, offering degree programs in behavioral health and leadership at the bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and certificate levels. William James College is a leader in educating organizational and mental health professionals who are committed to treating our most vulnerable populations. Constantly evolving to meet the needs of a rapidly changing society, the College graduates highly skilled professionals to care for all segments of our population in a variety of settings including schools, courts, the community and the workplace.

Diversity Statement 

William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Making excellence inclusive is an active process through which colleges and universities achieve excellence in learning, teaching, student development, institutional functioning, and engagement in local and global communities (AAC&U 2012). As part of this commitment, we have a responsibility to provide and sustain multiple cultures, to encourage scholarship and knowledge, and to demonstrate our commitment to fair and equal access to higher education.

Postgraduate Degrees

PsyD in Clinical Psychology

PsyD in Leadership Psychology

MA in Applied Behavior Analysis

MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

MA in Organizational Psychology

MA in Psychology

MA/CAGS in School Psychology

Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching

Graduate Certificate in School Leadership

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