Direct Path to a MA Degree at William James College

Direct Pathway to Your Master’s

Dive deeper into the field of behavioral health and complete your master’s at William James in as few as 12 months after graduating with your bachelor’s degree. We want to make the process of earning both your bachelor's and master's degrees as easy as possible. Our direct pathway options allow you to continue into the College’s Master of Arts in Psychology non-licensure program or the Master of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis program without having to complete an additional application for admission.

Students in the William James College BS in Psychology and Human Services program who maintain good academic standing throughout the program and have a GPA of 3.2 or higher are eligible for this opportunity. Prior to your final semester in the BS of Psychology and Human Services program, you will work with your academic advisor to complete a letter of intention. 

Master of Arts in Psychology

Our Master of Arts in Psychology is a 33-credit program offered completely online. It is designed to provide a master's level foundation into the field of psychology and does not lead to licensure. In this program, you will gain essential skills that will benefit you in a wide variety of careers and industries including behavioral health, human services, law enforcement, education, business, and social services.

Master of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis

Applied Behavior Analysis is the study of behavior and how it influences the lives of individuals and groups. Behavior Analysts work with clients across the lifespan to improve functioning and independence. The William James College Master of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis is a 34-credit program that meets the coursework requirements to take the exam to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).