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Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis


Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis / Master's Programs is located in Brookline, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Psychoanalysis
Master of Arts (MA) Mental health counseling
Master of Arts (MA) Psychoanalysis, society and culture

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 15th November 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Interview, BA, personal statement, writing sample, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, BA, personal statement, writing sample, 3 letters of recommendation
Additional Entrance Requirements Interview, MA, personal statement, writing sample, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards July 15
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 12.5%
Black or African American 3.13%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6.25%
Unknown 9.38%


Male (28%)
Female (71%)


Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 20
Male (9)
Female (20)


Focus of faculty research: Qualitative and narrative research methodologies, ethical conflicts and dual loyalties in health professionals, psychodynamics of social processes, treatment approaches for intractable patients, psychoanalytic research methodologies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1581 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA  02446-4602
United States
Contact Dr. Lynn Perlman
Dean of Graduate Studies
Phone: 617-277-3915
Fax: 617-277-0312