MA in Organizational Psychology
Organizational and Leadership Psychology
How Will You Master Change For Your Organization?
Advance your career in the high-demand fields of organizational development and change management, without having to leave your job or relocate. Through our accelerated 11-month program, online-only or with weekends-in-residence, you gain a sound theoretical foundation integrated with strong emphasis on practical applications to ground you in the essentials of learning and change.
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African and Caribbean Mental Health
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“The [William James] community consists of skilled, highly educated professionals that are supportive, encouraging [and] dedicated to the success of their students. They want us to succeed and are always there when needed.”
MA in Organizational Psychology Student
Our Philosophy, Your Experience
We believe that the best learning comes from integrating classroom knowledge with hands-on experience. Your education is enriched by a curriculum that combines an understanding of theory, training, and practice, and we emphasize the development of professionals, like you, who are committed to the ethical provisions of quality services to culturally diverse clients, agencies, and organizations.
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See Yourself at William James
At William James, you'll gain exceptional training in a supportive, student-centered learning environment, with instruction and guidance provided by leading practitioners in the field. Throughout your studies, you'll experience our integrative philosophy of training and education, with application of classroom instruction in structured field experiences. Underlying this approach to professional training, is a sustained focus on your personal and professional development, with an orientation towards community service, and respect for those you'll serve.
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