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Sam Houston State University

Department of Psychology and Philosophy

Huntsville, TX

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Overview

Sam Houston State University / Department of Psychology and Philosophy is located in Huntsville, TX, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Psychology Clinical psychology
Specialist in School Psychology (SSP) Psychology School psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Psychology Clinical psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Psychology Psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 25
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (advanced psychology)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

155
Applied
50
Accepted
33
Enrolled
32%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st June 25th Yes
Spring deadline December 1st November 12th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Personal statement, letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (advanced psychology)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Personal essay, letters of recommendation, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

112
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.46%
Black or African American 1.79%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.89%
Asian 0.89%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.68%
Unknown 4.46%

Gender

Male (18%)
Female (81%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 2
Male (20)
Female (9)

Location & Contact

Address Huntsville, TX  77341
United States
Contact Dr. D. Christopher Wilson
Chair
Email: wilson@shsu.edu
Phone: 936-294-3052
Fax: 936-294-3798

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