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Times and Deadlines for Admission

The guide below lists  application deadlines and interview schedules by academic program for 2020 admission unless noted otherwise. Dates subject to change.

Clinical Psychology PsyD

Application Deadlines for Fall 2021:
Early Consideration: Wednesday, December 9, 2020
General Consideration: Wednesday, January 6, 2021


Important Announcement: GRE

To support prospective students on their mental health career path during COVID-19, we have made a change to our Admissions requirements for our Clinical PsyD program. 

Effective immediately, GRE scores ARE NOT required for admission to the Clinical Psychology PsyD program for Fall 2021 applicants. 

This change is temporary and only for Fall 2021 applicants to our Clinical Psychology PsyD program. Our other programs do not require GRE scores. 

Questions? Contact info@williamjames.edu.


Prerequisite Courses/Experience:
Must be complete before matriculation
General Psychology; Abnormal Psychology and two out of the following six courses: Developmental Psychology; Social Psychology; Personality Theories; Behavioral Statistics; Tests & Measurements; Physiological Psychology.

Those with a master's degree in psychology are exempt from the prerequisites.

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Leadership Psychology PsyD

Application Deadlines for Spring 2021:
Thursday, December 3, 2020

Application Deadlines for Fall 2021 (August Start):
Early Consideration: Wednesday, December 9, 2020
General Consideration: Wednesday, January 6, 2021


Prerequisite Courses/Experience: 
Earned master's degree in related field.

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Applied Behavior Analysis MA

Application Deadlines for Spring 2021:
Thursday, December 3, 2020

Application Deadlines for Fall 2021 (August Start):
Early Consideration: Wednesday, December 9, 2020
General Consideration: Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate

Application Deadlines for Spring 2021:
Thursday, December 3, 2020

Application Deadlines for Fall 2021 (August Start):
Early Consideration: Wednesday, December 9, 2020
General Consideration: Wednesday, January 6, 2021


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Clinical Mental Health Counseling MA - On-Campus

Applicants must choose the on-campus option for the MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. For the on-campus program, applicants can choose an optional area of emphasis in:

  • Couples and Family Therapy
  • Forensic and Correctional Counseling
  • Health and Behavioral Medicine
  • Substance Use and Addictions

If you prefer to do the General Track in Counseling, please leave the area of emphasis blank. 


Application Deadlines for Spring 2021:
Thursday, December 3, 2020

Application Deadlines for Fall 2021 (August Start):
Early Consideration: Wednesday, December 9, 2020
General Consideration: Wednesday, January 6, 2021


Prerequisite Courses/Experience:
Must be completed before matriculation
Basic coursework or work/volunteer experience in psychology or education.

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Clinical Mental Health Counseling MA - Online

Applicants must choose the online option for the MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.


Application Deadlines for Spring 2021:
Thursday, December 3, 2020

Application Deadlines for Fall 2021 (August Start):
Early Consideration: Wednesday, December 9, 2020
General Consideration: Wednesday, January 6, 2021


Prerequisite Courses/Experience:
Must be completed before matriculation
Basic coursework or work/volunteer experience in psychology or education.

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Organizational Leadership MA

Application Deadlines for Spring 2021:
Thursday, December 3, 2020

Application Deadlines for Fall 2021:
Early Consideration: Wednesday, April 7, 2021
General Consideration: Wednesday, July 7, 2021


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Organizational Psychology MA

Application Deadlines for Spring 2021:
Thursday, December 3, 2020

Application Deadlines for Fall 2021  (August Start):
Early Consideration: Wednesday, April 7, 2021
General Consideration: Wednesday, July 7, 2021


Prerequisite Courses/Experience:
Suggested two years of business experience or training and background in business, education, or mental health.

Psychology MA

Application Deadlines for Spring 2021:
Thursday, December 3, 2020

Application Deadlines for Fall 2021 (August Start):
Rolling Admissions on a space available basis.

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School Psychology MA-CAGS

Application Deadlines for Fall 2021 (August Start):
Wednesday, January 6, 2021


Prerequisite Courses/Experience:
Must be completed before matriculation
Basic coursework or work/volunteer experience in psychology or education.

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Psychology and Human Services BS

Application Deadlines for Spring 2021:
Thursday, December 3, 2020

Application Deadlines for Fall 2021  (August Start):
Priority Consideration: Wednesday, March 10, 2021
General Consideration: Wednesday, May 12, 2021

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Executive Coaching Certificate

Application Deadlines for Spring 2021:
Thursday, December 3, 2020

Application Deadlines for Fall 2021  (August Start):
Early Consideration: Wednesday, April 7, 2021
General Consideration: Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Non-Matriculating Courses

Application Deadlines
3 weeks prior to start of semester (see Academic Calendar for dates)

Interviews
N/A

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Graduate Psychology Preparatory Courses

Application Deadlines
Open and enrolling registration with a start date of every Monday.

Interviews
N/A

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*Complete applications received after the general consideration deadline will only be  considered on a space available basis. Space available interviews are by appointment.