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Psych & Counseling Grad Programs Nationally Ranked

February 01, 2017

Angelo State University’s online master’s degree program in applied psychology has been ranked among the nation’s “Top 30 Affordable Online Master’s in Forensic Psychology” for 2017 by, an education resource guide for prospective graduate students.

ASU ranked No. 2 in the U.S. out of 43 colleges and universities that the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) College Navigator listed as offering online forensic psychology master’s degrees or related programs like applied psychology and forensic science. states, “We narrowed the pool to those schools that had received rankings from major publications, like Forbes magazine, The Princeton Review, or U.S. News and World Report. Then, we selected the most affordable of these recognized colleges and universities based on in-state graduate tuition and fees listed by College Navigator.” 

The only school ranked higher than ASU was Regent University in Virginia. The only other Texas school ranked in the top 30 was LeTourneau University at No. 27. More details and the entire rankings list are available at

Additionally, ASU’s online Master of Education (M.Ed.) in guidance and counseling degree program has been ranked among the nation’s “Top 15 Online Master’s Programs in Education/School Counseling” for 2017 by the higher education resource guide. 

ASU ranked No. 10 in the U.S. and was one of four Texas institutions to make the list. Criteria for the rankings included each school’s curriculum, history and academic standards, and professional reviews in U.S. News and World Report. 

The other Texas schools ranked by were the University of Texas at Tyler, Texas A&M University and Lamar University. 

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