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Prairie View A&M University

College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology

Prairie View, TX

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Overview

Prairie View A&M University / College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology is located in Prairie View, TX, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Juvenile justice
Master of Science in Juvenile Justice (MSJJ) Juvenile justice
Master of Science in Juvenile Forensic Psychology (MSJFP) Juvenile forensic psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical adolescent psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

28
Applied
9
Accepted
7
Enrolled
32%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st May 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st September 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Previous course work in clinical adolescent psychology, minimum GPA of 3.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

39
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.82%
Black or African American 74.36%
White or Caucasian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.56%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cross-over youth(juvenile justice and foster care), juvenile gang involvement, juvenile forensic psychology, correctional staff deviance, cryptocurrencies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 700 University Drive
PO Box 519
Prairie View, TX  77446
United States
Contact Dr. Camille Gibson
Interim Dean
Email: cbgibson@pvamu.edu
Phone: 936-261-5265 ext. 5265
Fax: 936-261-5253

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