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Texas State University

Program in Psychological Research

San Marcos, TX

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Overview

Texas State University / Program in Psychological Research is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 21

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

56
Applied
26
Accepted
17
Enrolled
46%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited university with minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 undergraduate semester hours and in psychology, statistics, and experimental and research methods courses; statement of research interest; resume; statement of purpose; 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$15,761
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 27.27%
Black or African American 9.09%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.06%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 32
Part-time - 0
Male (10)
Female (22)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Substance use, primarily on: adolescent and young adult prescription misuse, prescription misuse and psychopathology, adolescent and young adult nicotine use, including both traditional and e-cigarette use.
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
233,978

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Kelly Haskard-Zolnierek
Graduate Advisor
Email: kh36@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-8710
Fax: 512-245-3153

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