Prepare to join the next generation of counselors, leadership consultants, human services and psychology professionals from wherever you are with online education from William James College. Our online degrees provide the same rigorous academic preparation and emphasis on practical application of theory as our on-campus programs—and they connect you to our unique learning community and expert scholar-practitioners.
Train to make a difference in the lives of people with autism with our online master’s degree in applied behavior analysis. This program teaches evidence-based theory and practical skills for assessment, program evaluation and delivery of behavioral interventions. We also offer a Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis for those who hold a master’s degree (see below). Learn more.
The online MA in Applied Behavior Analysis meets minimum coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) examination offered by the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI). You will need to meet BCBA fieldwork requirements separately.
Prepare for human services careers or graduate study in psychology with our bachelor’s degree completion program. You must have 60 transferable credits or an associate degree to apply. Learn more.
Our online MA in Psychology is a non-licensure program designed to equip you for careers that require application of advanced knowledge in psychology, human development and human behavior. Build a foundation of psychological science and research skills in a program motivated by professional ethics, inclusivity and cultural sensitivity. Learn more.
The online MA in Psychology offers two completion tracks: one for students who want to progress to a PsyD or other clinical licensure program, and one for students who want to apply their skills to new career opportunities.
Gain the fundamental knowledge you need to support people as they grow through personal challenges, work to establish healthier relationships, and seek self-understanding. Our online program satisfies academic requirements for licensure as a mental health counselor (LMHC) in Massachusetts. Learn more.
Gain advanced applied psychology skills to guide organizations toward greater effectiveness in their talent, teams and systems. Our online MA in Organizational Psychology integrates concepts from sociology, education, human development and more in a case study-based program that emphasizes evidence-based practices in the field. Learn more.
Become an expert in understanding how people function as leaders and as followers with the PsyD in Leadership Psychology. This hybrid program combines online coursework with three residencies per year that last four days each. Build meaningful working relationships with classmates and instructors. Finish in as few as four years on a full-time schedule or six years on a part-time schedule. Learn more.
Prepare to raise the quality of leadership and empower people to create change with our Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching. This International Coaching Federation-approved program equips you with knowledge in psychology, business, organizational development plus practical coaching and assessment skills. Learn more.
Current principals, aspiring principals, classroom teachers and other educational professionals can prepare to lead transformational change that dismantles inequitable practices and is courageously anti-racist with our Graduate Certificate in School Leadership. Offered in partnership with Teachers 21 and the Organizational and Leadership Psychology Department, this program combines leadership skills, organizational psychology concepts and skills for fostering diversity, equality and inclusion. Learn more.
If you hold a graduate degree in education, psychology, counseling, or another related field, you can prepare for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) examination with us. Our Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis teaches assessment and intervention skills you need to make a difference in the lives of others. Choose from online or on-campus study. Learn more.
Upon completion of the program requirements, students will meet the minimum coursework set forth by the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) to take the exam to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
Applicants will need to meet additional fieldwork requirements before they can be deemed eligible to take the examination. Contingent on passing the BCBA exam, students will meet the requirements to become a Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst (LABA) in the majority of US states.