BHELS Academic Degrees and Licensure Programs

Advance your skills, your credentials, and your power to make an impact. 

Our innovative academic programs will prepare you to transform your school environment and create healthy, inclusive school cultures where students can grow and thrive. Our academic offerings are built around the Center’s focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion; social-emotional learning; and behavioral health, and are informed by William James College’s deep expertise and experience in graduate-level psychology education.

If you are a school leader, or an aspiring leader, who wants to accelerate or advance your career, this is your opportunity to gain the practical, evidence-based skills and knowledge you need for success in this evolving workforce.

We offer the following graduate certificate and licensure programs:

Leadership Licensure Program for Superintendents (LLPS)
Leadership Licensure Program/Graduate Certificate in School Leadership (LLP/GCSL)
Leading Transformative Mental Health in Schools: A Systems Intervention for K-12 Schools
Licensed Educational Psychologist Program (LEP)
Special Education Administrative Leadership Institute for Experienced Directors

Please connect with us to find out more about our degree programs for teachers and school leaders. If you are interested, please email

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