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Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology


Program Deadline: 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:
• GPA of 3.0 in upper-level courses of undergraduate preparation
• Satisfactorily completed prerequisite courses PSYC 3302, PSYC 4301, PSYC 4303 and PSYC 4308
• Three letters of recommendation
• Official GRE scores
• Personal interview
Degree Plan for curriculum outline and course information.
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

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