William James College

William James College

Master of Arts in Counseling and Forensic Psychology


One Wells Avenue

Newton, MA 02132

United States





Program Information

Degree Offered:

Master of Arts in Counseling and Forensic Psychology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This Forensic and Counselin Psychology Master of Arts Program examines the relationship between psychology and the legal system, and trains students at this intersection as it relates to applying psychological principles to legal issues in judicial, correctional, clinical, administrative, and education systems. The full-time, 60 credit course of study combines intensive on-site weekends and online learning over a two-year period. Although the primary goal is to prepare master’s level clinicians, this program will also provide students with some of the necessary foundations for pursuing further graduate study. Graduates of this program will have fulfilled all educational requirements to qualify for licensure in the state of Massachusetts as Mental Health Counselors (LMHC).



New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Locale: Large City

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