Online Programs

Online and Blended Programs

Online programs that give you the flexibility you need to be successful.

Our online learning programs give you the flexibility to learn even if you can’t make it to our Newton, MA, campus. Our distance learning programs offer the same high academic standards as our traditional graduate and undergraduate programs, as well as a supportive online learning community. You’ll be with similarly goal-oriented peers as you navigate your academic journey remotely.

Online Programs at William James College

Our distance learning programs include both degree and certificate programs as well as standalone courses. Some programs are fully online, and others have limited required residencies on campus.

What is an online program?

An online program serves the needs of today’s student by recognizing that the inability to meet in person shouldn’t be the barrier to a quality education. You’ll have the flexibility of choosing not only where but also when to do your coursework. You’re in charge of your education. Online programs attract students from all over the world, leading to a rich and diverse learning experience.


Blended Programs at William James College

With a blended program you’ll take part in weekly online assignments, discussions, and collaborative projects with faculty members and classmates. You’ll also come to campus for one intensive weekend-in-residence (WIR) per course, as well as other scheduled on-campus meetings. Given the frequency of the on-campus requirements, most programs recommend that students live within commuting distance of William James College.

What is a blended program?

A blended program combines the best of both online programs and in-person learning. Want the experience of meeting face-to-face with your professors and connecting with your peers as well as the freedom to work on your own time? A blended program might be just what you’re looking for.

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William James College has been approved by Massachusetts to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.

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