The Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program and the School Psychology Doctoral Program at William James College are accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA), demonstrating their compliance with the APA Criteria for Accreditation implemented in a manner consistent with its publicly stated goals and objectives.
Questions related to the program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE
Washington DC 20002
Phone: (202) 336-5979
William James College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.(NEASC), the accrediting body for the six New England states. Accreditation by this association signifies that the institution has been determined to have the available resources to achieve its stated purposes through its educational program and gives evidence that it will continue to do so in the foreseeable future. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, at its meeting on November 15, 2012, continued the school's accreditation. William James College submitted a fifth year interim report for review in Spring 2017.
William James College is authorized by the Board of Regents of Higher Education of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to grant Doctoral, CAGS and MA degrees.
William James College has full approval from the International Coach Federation (ICF) for the Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching Program.
The Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.® has approved the William James College Applied Behavior Analysis course sequence as meeting the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Examination®.