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Apply to the Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology Program
Thank you for considering William James College. Applicants are considered on their overall potential for successful performance in graduate level coursework as well as the potential "fit" with our programs and fields of study.
In the links below you will find application information to the MA in Psychology program. Transcripts should be sent to the Admissions Office to arrive on or before the set deadline. All other materials must be supplied electronically through your online application account.
Apply Online. Use this link to fill out and submit your application online.
With the exception of transcripts and standardized test score reports all materials should be submitted through your online application account.
Transcripts should arrive directly to our Admissions Office from the issuing Registrar Office.
Please begin the process early as we will consider only those completed applications which arrive on or before the deadline.
An international applicant, that is, neither a citizen nor a permanent resident of the U.S., must meet our regular admission requirements, as well as those listed below.
If written in a foreign language, all transcripts and other documents must be accompanied by an official English translation and certification of equivalency to the American education system. Bachelor degrees that are three years in length will not be recognized as equivalent to a U.S. four-year bachelor degree by William James College. You can have both, the translation and equivalence certified by the World Education Service (WES). For detailed information visit www.wes.org.
Applicants who are non-native speakers of English are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Please note that the TOEFL scores are valid for only 2 years.
Please be aware that this online program does NOT support student visas.
- $60.00 Application Fee (non-refundable), $75.00 if applying to two programs. On the electronic application it is paid online before submission.
Please note: If you enroll in the fall 2021 semester, we will rebate $60 of your paid application fee directly to your student account during your first semester. This will occur after the add/drop period.
- Completed application form
- Curriculum Vitae or Résumé
- Official transcript(s)
Please begin the process early as we will consider only those completed applications which arrive on or before the deadline. If you have questions or concerns about the electronic application process, please contact the Admissions office at email@example.com or 617-564-9376. Thank you
Please request an official academic transcript from each undergraduate and graduate institution that you have attended. Paper transcripts or e-transcripts should be sent directly to William James College from the issuing registrar's office. We recommend that you request these documents as soon as you decide to apply for admission and to allow at least ten business days for the issuing registrar to process your request. If you have completed a semester abroad and these corresponding courses do not appear on your home institution's transcript with a letter grade, then you must provide a separate transcript for this period of study.
Paper transcripts must be addressed to:
William James College
Office of Admissions
One Wells Avenue
Newton, MA 02459
E-transcripts must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To arrive at William James College on or before the set deadline. Post marked on the deadline date is not acceptable.
All applicants who have attended a non-US institution of higher learning must provide an official translation and equivalency to US Higher Education of their academic record. William James College recommends that applicants contact World Education Services to request this service. For more information, please visit www.wes.org.
A supplemental statement is required of all applicants who have previously applied for admission to a program. Your statement should reference the date of your prior application and the program to which you applied, as well as the circumstances that contributed to your decision to re-apply. You should also describe your personal and professional interim experiences that occurred following your past application.
Previous admission files are kept on hand for a period of two years. Reapplicants may utilize any, or all, of the original application. However, we strongly recommend that you take the time to strengthen your original application, update your statements and recommendations whenever possible.