Explore the human experience
Ever wonder why people behave the way they do? What we feel, think and remember begins in the brain. Study the mind in all its fullness and complexity at A&M-Commerce. You’ll learn the latest psychological research and theories that affect our understanding of the world. From eye-tracking to educational psychology and clinical to school psychology, discover the innovative research happening here. Our graduate program prepares you for a wide variety of careers in education, business, government and further graduate work. You can also become a Licensed Psychological Associate through our Applied Psychology track or Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (only for students re-specializing) through our Specialist in School Psychology program.
1 to 3 years
No foreign language credits required
Thesis and none-thesis options available
Master of Science in Psychology :: MINORS
Focus Your Passion
The Department of Psychology and Special Education offers three different tracks towards earning your master’s degree. Explore what option works best for your research interest and career goals.
Go deeper into your exploration of the mind by taking a closer look at human cognition and behavior. Our master’s degree in Psychology prepares you for psychological research and further graduate work. We offer thesis and non-thesis options. If you’re interested in a Ph.D. program, we recommend the thesis track. (Total Hours: 36)
Applied Psychology (MS)
Become a licensed Psychological Associate through our Applied Psychology track. Our program prepares you for a wide variety of careers in clinical, organizational and educational psychology. Experience hands-on training with our Community Psychology Clinic that serves individuals, schools, police departments and community businesses. We offer thesis and non-thesis options. (Total Hours: 66)
Educational Diagnostician for School Psychology (MS)
If you are an Educational Diagnostician who wants to become a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology you can complete our Re-specialization track. Our program prepares you for a career as an LSSP. Please see the Specialist in School Psychology page. We offer thesis and non-thesis options. (Total Hours: 39-42)
Graduate Program Costs
As of Fall 2019, tuition and fees for a graduate student taking 9 credit hours through our 1 Year Optional Rate Plan is $3,288.98 for a Texas resident and $7,086.98 for a non-Texas resident. However, rates do change based on the number of credit hours taken, payment plan used and other factors.