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Become a part of the Lion community at the Collin Higher Education Center (CHEC) in McKinney. Small class sizes and one-on-one mentorship mean that you’ll benefit from the university experience without having to travel far. Explore our undergraduate and graduate degrees and discover which programs work best for you. Here at A&M-Commerce, we know more than just your name. We know you.

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Collin College Higher Education Center :: Explore Our Programs

Explore Our Programs at CHEC

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Counseling (MED/MS)

The Master of Education in Counseling is a 36-semester hour program designed for those students who plan to work in college and university student affairs, but prefer a counseling foundation in their preparation. Graduates of this program typically seek employment in student activities, career services, academic advising, Greek affairs, recruiting and admissions, residence life, and other departments and offices within the student affairs division of community colleges and four-year colleges and universities.

The Master of Science in Counseling offers an emphasis in School Counseling (51 semester hours) for those students seeking certification as a professional school counselor and an emphasis in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (60 semester hours) for those students desiring licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Both programs include a common core as well as courses specific to each emphasis. Students now can obtain School Counselor + LPC.

Where It Is Offered Commerce, McKinney (CHEC), Mesquite
Duration

1 to 3 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Combination
Total Credit Hours

36-60 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Psychology (BS)

Where It Is Offered Commerce, Corsicana (Navarro College), McKinney (CHEC)
Duration

4 Years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face, Online
Total Credit Hours

120 Hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Social Work (MSW)

Our advanced generalist perspective provides an overall understanding of the many areas of social work and prepares you for LMSW practice. Our selection of courses is eclectic and student centered, and our field education program works with hundreds of agencies in a variety of social work settings. Degree programs are flexible with full-time and part-time options available ensuring that you can progress at your own pace that best suits your lifestyle.

Where It Is Offered Commerce, Mesquite, Online
Duration

1 to 2 Years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face, Online
Total Credit Hours

36 Hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Our Partnership

How A&M-Commerce Benefits You:

  • Have access to our transfer admissions team who will facilitate campus visits and appointments
  • Experience mentorship from our renowned faculty
  • Take part in small class sizes at our convenient location
  • Receive student discounts at our Morris Recreation Center, Performance Hall and athletic events held at the Commerce campus
  • Have access to thousands of articles, books and journals through our online library
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Collin Higher Education Center :: Scholarships

Scholarships

As a transfer student, you'll have access to a wide range of scholarships specific to your degree.

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Collin Higher Education Center :: Transferring

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Dual Enrollment

If you are seeking dual enrollment at Collin College and A&M-Commerce, you are encouraged to finish all core courses at Collin College before transferring into any undergraduate programs offered at the Collin Higher Education Center (CHEC). We advise you to apply to A&M-Commerce at CHEC at least one semester prior to the start of your junior-level classes. You must be fully admitted to A&M-Commerce and must meet with an academic advisor before registering for classes at CHEC.

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Collin Higher Education Center :: Classes

Our Classes

We offer undergraduate and graduate courses ranging from cognitive psychology to integrated art for elementary teachers. Find a course that works with your schedule and lifestyle.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who do I contact about transferring to A&M-Commerce at the Collin Higher Education Center?

Candace New, Transfer and Admissions
[email protected]
972.599.3122

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Where do I park at the CHEC?

Parking is available in any non-reserved parking spaces in the 5-level parking garage (to the east of the building) or parking lots (to the east and south of
the building) during business hours. You do not need a parking sticker.

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How do I apply for Financial Aid at A&M-Commerce as a dual enrollment student?

To be eligible for Financial Aid at A&M-Commerce, you must complete the Consortium Agreement form. A&M-Commerce serves as your “home” college while Collin College serves as the “host” college.

How to apply for financial aid:

  • Complete part one of the Consortium Form
  • Submit Consortium Form to an academic advisor/faculty member for completion of part two
  • Submit Consortium Form to A&M-Commerce Financial Aid office for completion of part three
  • Submit Consortium Form to Collin College for completion of part four
  • Send official academic transcripts from Collin College to TAMUC

Note: For the Spring 2020 semester, you must submit the consortium agreement by April 8, 2020. Transcripts must be submitted by June 8, 2020.

Financial Aid Contact Information
[email protected]
903.886.5096

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Modification of – Where is the Collin Higher Education Center?

The Collin Higher Education Center is located on the northeast corner of the State Highway 121 and 75 Central Expressway intersection behind the Sheraton Hotel in McKinney.

3452 Spur 399 McKinney, TX 75069 972.599.3122

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How do I apply for dual enrollment with Collin College and A&M-Commerce at the Collin Higher Education Center?

You must complete the Dual Admissions Agreement form and submit your official transcripts to the A&M-Commerce Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Candace New, Transfer and Admissions
[email protected]

972.599.3122

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Contact Us

  • 3452 Spur 399
  • McKinney, TX 75069
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