Psychology Graduate Programs in Texas

These 10 universities in Texas offer graduate programs in psychology with various areas of study. Learn about the specializations, credit requirements, and tuition costs of these programs. Schools offering Psychology degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

Texas State University

Texas State University offers an on-campus master's program in psychological research designed to be completed in 2 years of full-time study. The 38-credit curriculum focuses on research methods and statistical techniques, which will equip students for research work or doctoral studies.

The University of Texas at Austin

The doctoral degree in psychology at The University of Texas at Austin features specializations in behavioral neuroscience, cognitive science, perceptual systems, evolutionary psychology, clinical psychology, developmental psychology, and social psychology. Clinical psychology students can finish the program in 6 years, while students in non-clinical concentrations can earn a degree in 4-5 years.

Texas A&M University, College Station

Texas A&M University, College Station offers a master's degree program in psychology and doctoral degree programs in psychology, clinical psychology, and industrial/organizational psychology. The master's program requires 32 credits for the thesis track and 36 credits for the non-thesis track, while the Ph.D. programs require 64 credits for students with a master's degree and 96 credits for those with a baccalaureate degree.

Texas A&M University, Commerce

The graduate programs in psychology at Texas A&M University, Commerce include a 36-hour master's degree program in psychology with concentrations in general and applied psychology, and a 66-hour specialist degree program in school psychology. The University also offers a 90-hour doctoral degree program in educational psychology with a focus on learning and instruction; students can complete up to 49 percent of their coursework online.

Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University offers two 36-credit master's degree programs: a social psychology program with coursework in statistics as well as cognitive and biological bases of behavior, and a human factors psychology program that requires courses in statistics and industrial engineering. Four doctoral programs in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, human factors psychology, and social psychology are also offered.

University of Houston

The University of Houston offers doctoral programs in clinical psychology, developmental and cognitive neuroscience, industrial/organizational psychology, and social psychology. Students can finish the programs in 4-5 years and will also earn a master's degree in the process of completing their doctoral curriculum.

Texas Woman's University

The graduate programs in psychology at Texas Woman's University include a 36-credit master's degree program in psychological science, a 61-credit master's program in counseling psychology, and a 65-credit specialist program in school psychology. The University also offers a doctoral program in counseling psychology that requires 105-106 credits, and a school psychology doctoral program that requires 112 credits.

University of North Texas

The University of North Texas offers doctoral programs in clinical psychology and counseling psychology that can take up to five years to complete on a full-time basis. The University runs a psychology clinic and a counseling and testing services center where counseling psychology students can complete their applied training.

Midwestern State University

The master's program in clinical/counseling psychology at Midwestern State University is available in 50-hour and 60-hour formats; the former qualifies students for counseling or psychological associate licensure in Texas while the latter provides enough credits for licensure in any state. The curriculum focuses on counseling theories, research methods, assessment, and therapy methods.

Texas Southern University

Texas Southern University's master's program in psychology requires 48 credits and features optional concentrations in community clinical psychology and school psychology; students in the school psychology specialization must complete 12 additional credits on top of the minimum credit requirements. The curriculum includes courses in counseling and therapy theories, cross-cultural and social psychology, personality assessment, career development, and research methods.

School Name Programs Offered Average Graduate Tuition (2018-2019)*
Texas State University Master of Arts in Psychological Research $6,556 in-state, $14,856 out-of-state
The University of Texas at Austin Ph.D. in Psychology $11,742 in-state, $22,564 out-of-state
Texas A&M University, College Station Master of Science in Psychology
Ph.D. in Psychology
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
$6,552 in-state, $17,904 out-of-state
Texas A&M University, Commerce Master of Science in Psychology
Specialist in School Psychology
Ph.D. in Educational Psychology
$3,630 in-state, $11,100 out-of-state
Texas Tech University Master of Arts in Social Psychology
Master of Arts in Human Factors Psychology
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology
Ph.D. in Human Factors Psychology
Ph.D. in Social Psychology
$5,832 in-state, $13,302 out-of-state
University of Houston Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
Ph.D. in Developmental, Cognitive, and Behavioral Neuroscience
Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Ph.D. in Social Psychology and Health
$8,214 in-state, $17,463 out-of-state
Texas Woman's University Master of Science in Psychological Science
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
Specialist in School Psychology
Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology
Ph.D. in School Psychology
$4,852 in-state, $12,322 out-of-state
University of North Texas Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology
$5,450 in-state, $12,920 out-of-state
Midwestern State University Master of Arts in Clinical/Counseling Psychology $3,294 in-state, $4,464 out-of-state
Texas Southern University Master of Arts in Psychology $5,487 in-state, $12,742 out-of-state

Source: *NCES College Navigator

Master's and doctoral programs in psychology provide opportunities for students to specialize in clinical psychology, counseling, neuroscience, school and educational psychology, and organizational psychology, among other areas. Students can earn a master's degree in 2 years, while Ph.D. programs can take 4-6 years to complete.

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