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Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology

 

Program Deadline to Apply: April 30th

Thesis: 60 Semester Credit Hours
Non-thesis: 60 Semester Credit Hours


Program Information:
The Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology will prepare you to serve the mental health needs of communities and individuals from diverse backgrounds. You will also learn to use preventative strategies to promote mental health while responding sensitively to the special life issues of border communities.
 
Career Opportunities:
Residential treatment facilities, Hospitals, Behavioral Health Programs, Social Service Agencies, Nonprofit Organizations, Religious and Pastorals Organizations, Child Guidance Clinics, Family Planning Programs, Public and Private Schools, State and Federal Agencies.
 
Program Requirements:

  • Minimum upper-level GPA of at least a 3.0
  • Prerequisite stemwork: PSYC 3302, PSYC 4301, PSYC 4303 and PSYC 4308
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official GRE scores
  • Personal Statement: Minimum 300-words detailing your career goals, aspirations, and timetable for completion of their program
  • Interview*

Thesis and Non-Thesis degree plans for curriculum outlines and course information.

*Upon submission of the above documents, students will be sent for review to the Department and can potentially be contacted to interview.


Department Contact:
Department of Psychology and Communication
5201 University Boulevard
Anthony J. and Georgia A. Pellegrino Hall (PLG) 313,
Laredo, TX 78041-1900
Phone: 956.326.2465
Email: psychology-communication@tamiu.edu


Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center, Suite 206
5201 University Boulevard Laredo, Texas 78041
Telephone: (956) 326.3020