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Prairie View A&M University

College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology

Prairie View, TX

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Prairie View A&M University

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 19
Doctoral Degrees 3

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

39
Applied
32
Accepted
24
Enrolled
82%

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 Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.09%
Black or African American 77.36%
White or Caucasian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.89%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (18%)
Female (81%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 3
Male (4)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Juvenile justice, community policing, adolescent substance use, reducing mental illness stigma and promoting positive psychological well-being in diverse communities, promoting prosocial behavior among at-risk youth
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 700 University Drive
PO Box 519
Prairie View, TX  77446
United States
Contact Dr. Tamara L. Brown
Dean
Email: tlbrown@pvamu.edu
Phone: 936-261-5206
Fax: 936-261-5253

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