On May 7, 2015, the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, founded in 1974, officially adopted our new name, William James College. William James is an independent graduate college of psychology that educates culturally sensitive professionals to improve the mental health of individuals and organizations. Emphasizing experiential education, the school attracts developing professionals eager to become leaders and to advance mental health care. Its namesake, William James (1842-1910), the founder of American psychology, is considered to be one of the most influential and innovative thinkers of the 19th century.
William James College awards master's and doctoral degrees within the following departments:
Organizational and Leadership Psychology
Several programs are offered in fully online or blended formats.
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
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