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Texas State University

Program in Professional Counseling

San Marcos, TX

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Marriage and family counseling
Master of Arts (MA) School counseling
Master of Arts (MA) Clinical mental health counseling

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 51

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam Official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal and quantitative reasoning sections
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

137
Applied
61
Accepted
31
Enrolled
45%

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
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal and quantitative reasoning sections
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of undergraduate work; resume; statement of purpose addressing professional goals, reasoning for specified emphasis (i.e., community, school, marital), strengths and weaknesses, and perspective on diversity; 3 references

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$24,885
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Financial Support

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

Student Body

208
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.38%
Black or African American 3.37%
White or Caucasian 74%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.88%
Unknown 0.96%

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (84%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 6
Male (2)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Examining the role of Teachers and Externalizing Behavior Problems; Creativity in counseling, stress management, blended families; Messages to New Survivors by Longer-Term Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence; Promoting GirlsÔÇÖ leadership in secondary schools; Collaborative Approaches to Infusing Neuroscience Principles in Counseling and Psychotherapy.
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Kathy Ybanez-Llorente
Graduate Advisor
Email: profcounadm@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-2452579
Fax: 512-245-8872

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