Admissions Requirements

All Applicants

All applicants must have completed a four-year undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited US institution, or its equivalent, by the start date of enrollment. All applicants must submit official translations of all non-US transcripts (please refer to the online application for additional instructions). Completion of an online application (with essay), submission of all required supporting documents and an interview are required. Although cut-off scores are not strictly enforced, an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred. For applicants whose primary language is not English, a TOEFL combined score (no more than two years old) of at least 637 (paper-based test), 270 (computer-based test) or 110 (internet-based test) is preferred.

Doctor of Psychology in School Psychology, MA/CAGS/PsyD Applicants

Applicants who do not possess a prior graduate degree in school psychology may apply for initial entry to the School Psychology PsyD Program at the MA/CAGS level. Submission of General GRE scores (no more than five years old) is strongly recommended. William James College's School Code/Reporting Number is 3501.

Doctor of Psychology in School Psychology, Advanced Standing Applicants

Applicants to the School Psychology PsyD Program with advanced standing must have prior graduate level training in a planned program in school psychology (e.g., specialist level, or Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study degree). This prior training must qualify the applicant for at least 30 credits of advanced standing credits toward School Psychology MA/CAGS level courses. Submission of School Psychology Praxis II test scores is recommended, but not required. Submission of General GRE scores is strongly recommended. William James College's School Code/Reporting Number is 3501.

All School Psychology MA/CAGS Applicants

Completion of undergraduate coursework or other volunteer or work experience in psychology or education is strongly recommended, but not required. Although they are optional, applicants are encouraged to present General GRE scores to enhance their application. William James College’s School Code/Reporting Number is 3501.