62
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Texas State University / Interdisciplinary Studies Program in Occupational Education is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (MSIS)
Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (MAIS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 23

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

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

42
Applied
28
Accepted
12
Enrolled
67%

Applying

40
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 15th February 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited university; minimum GPA of 2.75 for last 60 hours of undergraduate work or GRE General Test; statement of personal goals
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

62
Total Graduate Students
69%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
30%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 24.19%
Black or African American 22.58%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.61%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time (7)
Part-time (6)
Male (6)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Reaching under served rural agricultural Latinos and veterans; College Credit for Heroes;
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
113,885

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Mary Jo Garcia Biggs
Chair of Occupational, Workforce, and Leadership Studies Department
Email: mb56@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-1680