Graduates frequently move to leadership positions within their organizations, applying psychological principles to the workplace. Students have the option of earning this degree online or in a traditional classroom setting.
All graduate students complete foundational courses in the basic subfields of psychology and then do extensive coursework and field training in their selected specialty area.
The applied psychology track requires 36 credit hours and exposes students to a broad cross-section of courses that cover the basic and applied areas of psychology. The program is available online or in traditional classes that meet regularly. Students use this track for a variety of purposes: to prepare for doctoral training or junior college teaching, to qualify for positions that require master’s-level training in psychology, to prepare for leadership positions in human service agencies, or to acquire skills in applying psychology to their current workplace positions.
Angelo State University maintains institutional accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools-Commission on Colleges.