Master of Science in Psychology

Thesis: 36 Semester Credit Hours
Non- thesis: 36 Semester Credit Hours

Program Information:
The Master of Science in Psychology prepares you to apply the science of psychology to a wide variety of professional settings. The program focuses on a broad background in research-based psychology, from social, experimental, and cognitive, to developmental psychology, as well as providing a background in research methods and design.
Career Opportunities:
Federal, State and Local Government Agencies, Private and Public School, College and University Counseling Centers, Private Practice, United Way Agencies, Staffing and Employment Services, Service Providers, Financial Institutions, Community Instruction.
Program Requirements:

  • Two letters of recommendation: 1 academic and 1 professional
  • Sample of academic writing skills (Undergraduate research paper, a book chapter, or journal article)
  • Personal Statement: Typed, minimum 300-word personal statement that describes your career goals, aspirations, and timetable for program completion

Thesis & Non-thesis degree plans for curriculum outlines and catalog information.

Department Contact:
Department of Psychology and Communication
5201 University Boulevard
Academic Innovation Center (AIC) 313
Laredo, TX 78041-1900
Phone: 956.326.2465
Email: psychology-communication@tamiu.edu

Graduate School Contact:
Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center 223
5201 University Boulevard
Laredo, TX 78041-1900
Phone: 956.326.3020
Email: graduateschool@tamiu.edu

Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center, Suite 223
5201 University Boulevard Laredo, Texas 78041
Telephone: 956.326.3020

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