Doctor of Psychology in Leadership Psychology
William James College

Program Details

William James College offers a Doctor of Psychology in Leadership Psychology for all interested students. Leadership psychology is focused on how leaders organize resources for change.  In today’s world there is a need to develop leaders who can create change, and this program helps to support these leaders with the change.

During the program, students will learn the theory and practice behind leadership in psychology and more about themselves and their personal skills as a leader. Students who complete the Doctor of Psychology in Leadership Psychology will gain skills that are beneficial and necessary in their career fields. A few of these skills include grounding in psychological principles of leadership and leadership psychology theory. Students will learn how to perform as organizational leaders and learn the methodological skills to contribute to the general knowledge about organizational leadership.

The Doctor of Psychology in Leadership Psychology program goal is to help individual students fulfill all of their careers goals the best they can. The courses are built to prepare students for a broad range of organizations and institutions they may be interested in.


A masters degree is required. All applicants must submit official translations of all non-US transcripts. Completion of an online application (with essay), submission of all required supporting documents and an interview are required. An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred.

Program is taught both online and with three in-person residencies in the Fall, Spring and Summer in Boston and is delivered in a cohort model.

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education