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Online Psychology Grad Program Nationally Ranked

January 25, 2016

Angelo State University’s online graduate psychology program has been ranked one of the “50 Best Online Master’s in Psychology Programs” in the U.S. for 2016 by, an independent online college and university resource guide.

Overall, ASU’s program was ranked No. 41 nationally and is one of five programs at Texas schools to make the list. According to the website, the rankings include only regionally accredited online graduate programs and were based on criteria that included tuition cost, scheduling flexibility, academic reputation of the institution and average starting salaries of program graduates. 

Specific ASU online graduate programs that led to the national ranking were the Master of Science in applied psychology and the Master of Education in guidance and counseling. 

The M.S. in applied psychology program requires 36 credit hours and can be completed totally online or in a hybrid online/classroom format. An undergraduate degree in psychology is not required for admission to the program.

The M.Ed. in guidance and counseling program also requires 36 credit hours and can be completed in less than two years through its eight-week courses offered totally online.

The other Texas schools with online graduate psychology programs ranked in the top 50 were Lamar University, University of North Texas, University of Texas at Tyler and LeTourneau University in Longview. The complete rankings can be found at the SuperScholar website.

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