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Psychology, Counseling M.S.

Master of Science (M.S.) in Counseling Psychology

Format: 
  • In Person

Anyone with a bachelor’s degree is eligible to apply to our program, regardless of your undergraduate major.

Upon graduation, you will be eligible to sit for licensing exams administered by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists and the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors.

For more information on licensure or reciprocity, please visit the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council.

Program Faculty

Our experienced and diverse faculty are partners with our students. We emphasize a small student-to-faculty ratio, and our faculty are dedicated to providing the best possible learning experience, both on campus and online.

Career Opportunities

Our graduates are prepared for employment in mental health agencies, hospitals and rehabilitation settings, vocational counseling, academic counseling and private practice.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment opportunities in all types of counseling and other social services are expected to increase at a higher than average rate through 2028, adding thousands of new jobs.

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Our Courses

Complete your degree on campus or in a hybrid on-campus/online format. You also have both Thesis and Non-Thesis options, and our flexible program allows you to fit classes around your schedule.

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