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certBachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in Child Development and Family Studies

Tarleton State University

The Department Psychological Sciences offers the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in Child Development and Family Studies. Students completing this degree option will be able to blend coursework obtained through the MCC Associate of Applied Sciences degree in Child Development along with their remaining junior/senior level Tarleton studies. A focus on the relations of family and social environments to the physical, emotional, and social development of young children is emphasized.

For more information regarding this degree option, and to schedule an academic advising appointment, please contact Tarleton State University Waco, at (254) 299-8322.

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certBachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in Criminal Justice

Tarleton State University

The Department of Criminal Justice offers the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in Criminal Justice. Students completing this degree option will be able to apply Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) training hours and approved occupational specialization towards this degree program for university credit. Junior and senior level Tarleton State University coursework includes a focus on criminology, juvenile delinquency criminal evidence, homeland security, ethics, and other applicable areas in the field of criminal justice.

For more information regarding this degree option, and to schedule an academic advising appointment, please contact Tarleton State University Waco, at (254) 299-8322.

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certBachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in Information Technology

Tarleton State University

Students pursuing this degree option will possess a significant amount of training and experience in an information technology area through obtaining their AAS degree with MCC. Along with taking the Texas Commons Core Curriculum with MCC, as well as 45 hours of upper technology and business courses with Tarleton, those pursuing this degree will possess skills and be ready for excellent job opportunities available.

Should students need assistance with MCC coursework related to this degree, please contact Cynthia Wagner, cwagner@mclennan.edu.

For information regarding this degree option, and to schedule an academic advising appointment, please contact Tarleton State University Waco, at (254) 299-8322.

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certBachelor of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology

Tarleton State University

Tarleton State University offers an online Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology through the University Center at MCC. This program allows students to transfer 36 hours from an approved AAS degree in Veterinary Technology, in addition to core curriculum coursework taken with MCC. Students entering this program are required to complete an AAS degree from an accredited college. Upper level coursework with Tarleton allows students to focus on concentration areas including Companion Animal and Veterinary Practice.

Special note: Academic advising is very important. This program is not designed to be a pre-veterinary degree transfer program.

For more information regarding this degree option, and to schedule an academic advising appointment, please contact Tarleton State University Waco, at (254) 299-8322.

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certBachelor of Applied Technology (BAT) Health Professions Technology

Tarleton State University

The Bachelor of Applied Technology (BAT) degree in Health Professions Technology offered through Tarleton State University allows students to apply allied health coursework towards a four-year degree program. Students complete general education core curriculum requirements with MCC, as well as an Associate of Applied Sciences degree (AAS) which requires a specialized certification. Upper level coursework to be completed is all online, and offered through Tarleton’s Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences in Fort Worth.

For more information regarding this degree option, and to schedule an academic advising appointment, please contact Tarleton State University Waco, at (254) 299-8322.

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certBachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in General Business

Tarleton State University

This 120-hour business degree allows students to complete a broad-based education in the fast paced, ever-changing business world. In addition, it affords the flexibility of electives focusing on the student’s areas of choice not limited to business but within many programs offered on the Tarleton-Waco/MCC campus. The Tarleton BBA in General Business is nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

For more information regarding this degree option, and to schedule an academic advising appointment, please contact Tarleton State University Waco, at (254) 299-8322.

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certBachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Human Resources Management

Tarleton State University

Another Bachelor of Business Degree offered through Tarleton State University focuses on Human Resource Management. This 120-hour degree program provides a broad-based education in human resource management and business, combined with a strong foundation of liberal arts and sciences. All Tarleton BBA degree programs are nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

For more information regarding this degree option, and to schedule an academic advising appointment, please contact Tarleton State University Waco, at (254) 299-8322.

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certBachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Marketing

Tarleton State University

The Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Marketing is a 120-hour degree offered through Tarleton State University. This degree prepares students for the fast-changing, fast-growing field of marketing. A strong liberal arts and sciences curriculum is combined with advertising, designing, and marketing knowledge which uncovers a vital and rewarding area in business. All Tarleton BBA degree programs are nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

For more information regarding this degree option, and to schedule an academic advising appointment, please contact Tarleton State University Waco, at (254) 299-8322.

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certBachelor of Science in Agribusiness – Agribusiness Management Concentration

Tarleton State University

Tarleton’s Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness degree program offered in Waco offers students the opportunity to focus on a management concentration while also entering the growing and exciting area of agriculture. Students are able to complete their core curriculum and additional lower-level agriculture courses needed in order to transfer directly to Tarleton State University. Career opportunities such as agricultural economist analysts, extension assistants, program development coordinators, and real estate appraisers are available just to name a few.

To find out more information, please contact Mary Sides msides@mclennan.edu or Ron Chmielewski, rchmielewski@mclennan.edu.

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certBachelor of Science in Applied Science with Psychology Concentration

Tarleton State University

Tarleton State University offers the Bachelor of Science in Applied Science with a psychology concentration. This popular degree allows students to expand their knowledge base by completing course work representing the foundational subfields of psychology. Students will complete junior and senior level coursework in several broad areas within the field of psychology: developmental, cognitive, personality/abnormal, social, and neuropsychology. In addition to this upper level coursework, students will complete their broad-based education through the MCC core curriculum, and transfer up to 36 semester hours of occupational specialization in approved vocational areas of study.

For more information regarding this degree option, and to schedule an academic advising appointment, please contact Tarleton State University Waco, at (254) 299-8322.

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certBachelor of Science in Child and Family Studies - Child Life Track

Tarleton State University

The College of Psychological Sciences through Tarleton State University offers this popular degree which allows the student to specialize in three track areas. Students pursuing the Child Life Track may focus on areas of child care and education, as well as careers related to the fields of medicine, and social work. This degree requires core requirements completion with MCC, as well as specialized coursework in Child Development. As students enroll in upper level coursework with Tarleton, they will continue to learn more in depth areas of the human sciences focusing in areas of family life education, parenting, social work, and management. In addition, specialized certifications are available for this degree option.

For more information regarding this specialized degree, please make an appointment by contacting Kimberly Jaska, at (254) 299-8886, or jaska@tarleton.edu.

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certBachelor of Science in Child and Family Studies - Early Childhood Track

Tarleton State University

The College of Psychological Sciences through Tarleton State University offers this popular degree which allows the student to specialize in three track areas. Students pursuing the Early Childhood Track may focus on areas of preschool and child care, as well as careers related to the community services, communications, and government. This degree requires core requirements completion with MCC, as well as specialized coursework in Child Development. As students enroll in upper level coursework with Tarleton, they will continue to learn more in depth areas of the human sciences focusing in areas of family life education, parenting, social work, and management.

For more information regarding this specialized degree, please make an appointment by contacting Kimberly Jaska, at (254) 299-8886, or jaska@tarleton.edu.

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certBachelor of Science in Child and Family Studies - Family Life Educator Track

Tarleton State University

The College of Psychological Sciences through Tarleton State University offers this popular degree which allows the student to specialize in three track areas. Students pursuing the Family Life Educator Track may focus on community services or social services, as well as careers related to business, government, and communications. This degree requires core requirements completion with MCC, as well as specialized coursework in Child Development. As students enroll in upper level coursework with Tarleton, they will continue to learn more in depth areas of the human sciences focusing in areas of family life education, parenting, social work, and management. In addition, specialized certifications are available for this degree option.

For more information regarding this specialized degree, please make an appointment by contacting Kimberly Jaska, at (254) 299-8886, or jaska@tarleton.edu.

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certBachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, EC-3 Generalist with ESL

Tarleton State University

The Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, EC-3 Generalist degree offered by Tarleton State University prepares students to become highly qualified teachers for the State of Texas and the nation as well. A total of 69-70 hours may be completed with MCC, and the remaining junior/senior level hours will be completed with Tarleton State University. Successful completion of the TExES exam is required in order to receive teacher certification.

Required Program Entrance Testing and Resources

For more information regarding this specialized degree, please make an appointment by contacting Kimberly Jaska at (254) 299-8886, or jaska@tarleton.edu.

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certBachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, EC-6 Bilingual Generalist

Tarleton State University

The Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, EC-6 Bilingual Generalist degree offered by Tarleton State University adheres to strict State Board of Educator Certification guidelines. Students are prepared while taking a total of 70-75 hours with MCC, and the remaining junior/senior level hours will be completed with Tarleton State University. Successful completion of the TExES exam is required in order to receive teacher certification.

Required Program Entrance Testing and Resources

For more information regarding this specialized degree, please make an appointment by contacting Kimberly Jaska, at (254) 299-8886, or jaska@tarleton.edu

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certBachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, EC-6 Generalist with All-Level Special Education

Tarleton State University

The Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, All-Level Special Education is an option offered that extends the ESL EC-6 Generalist degree offered by Tarleton State University. Students complete a total of 70-75 hours with MCC and continue their remaining junior/senior level hour coursework with Tarleton State University. Successful completion of the TExES exam is required in order to receive teacher certification.

Required Program Entrance Testing and Resources

For more information regarding this specialized degree, please make an appointment by contacting Kimberly Jaska, at (254) 299-8886, or jaska@tarleton.edu

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certBachelor of Science in Nursing (LVN to BSN Entry)

Tarleton State University

Tarleton State University offers this alternate-entry bachelor’s degree program, designed to allow licensed vocational nurses to obtain the BSN degree in the most streamlined manner possible. Once students have completed their LVN certification, 59 hours of prerequisite requirements, and have gained admission to Tarleton, application to the Tarleton Department of Nursing is required. The application, which is to be submitted to the University Center, is found at http://www.tarleton.edu/nursing/degrees_undergrad.html.

A new student cohort will be admitted each fall semester for this full-time program.

LVN to BSN Program Expectations

Academic advising for this program is important. To schedule an appointment with Kimberly Jaska, contact Tarleton State University Waco, at (254) 299-8322. Information regarding the admissions process for this program on the Waco campus, prerequisite requirements, and important preliminary facts can be seen by clicking on the documents below.

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certBachelor of Science in Psychology - Educational Psychology Concentration

Tarleton State University

Tarleton State University offers the Bachelor of Science in Psychology with an Educational Psychology Concentration. After completing the required credit hours at MCC, TSU will require an additional 49 hours of upper level course work. Topics of study include human cognitive processes, psycholinguistics, child psychopathology, psychological testing and measurements, and much more. All of the courses for this degree are taught both online and in the classroom setting.

For an academic advising appointment, please contact Clint Dennard, (254) 299-8322, or dennard@tarleton.edu.

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certBachelor of Science in Psychology - Pre-Clinical Psychology Concentration

Tarleton State University

Tarleton State University offers the Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Pre-Clinical Psychology Concentration. After completing the required credit hours at MCC, TSU will require an additional 49 hours of upper level course work. Topics of study include abnormal psychology, behavior analysis and management, neuropsychopharmacology, psychological testing and measurement, and much more. All of the courses for this degree are taught both online and in the classroom setting.

For an academic advising appointment, please contact Clint Dennard, (254) 299-8322, or dennard@tarleton.edu.

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certBachelor of Social Work (BSW)

Tarleton State University

Tarleton State University offers the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW), a degree that prepares graduates for licensure opportunities for the State of Texas as a qualified social worker. With a BSW degree, students may have the opportunity to advance in careers with both public and private institutions in areas such as substance abuse programs, mental health facilities, community action and domestic violence services, and many others. A 2.5 overall GPA is required for entrance into the College of Social Work. Tarleton accepts 72 hours of coursework from MCC. An additional 48 hours of upper level coursework is then required from Tarleton to complete degree requirements.

For more information regarding this degree option, and to schedule an academic advising appointment, please contact Tarleton State University Waco, at (254) 299-8322.

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certBachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in Business

Tarleton State University

This business degree is attractive to those students who complete the MCC Business Management Associates Degree and/or who have applicable business-related technical/vocational coursework, certifications, or training. The student can qualify for up to 24 hours of college credit toward the bachelor degree for approved occupation specialization experience.

For more information regarding this degree option, and to schedule an academic advising appointment, please contact Tarleton State University Waco, at (254) 299-8322.

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certBachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences – Manufacturing and Industrial Management - Engineering Technology

Tarleton State University

This degree which has a focus on engineering technology will be appealing to students who have completed an AAS degree program from computer graphics, engineering technologies, or transportation and services clusters. It allows the student the opportunity to take advantage of up to 36 hours of occupational specialization for such previous training. The core classes may be completed at MCC, along with the major requirement courses being taught through Tarleton State either face to face or online.

For more information regarding this degree option, and to schedule an academic advising appointment, please contact Tarleton State University Waco, at (254) 299-8322.

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certBachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Management

Tarleton State University

Tarleton State University offers the Bachelor of Business Degree in Management. This 120-hour degree program provides a broad-based education in business management knowledge, combined with a strong foundation of liberal arts and sciences. The Tarleton BBA in management is nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

For more information regarding this degree option, and to schedule an academic advising appointment, please contact Tarleton State University Waco, at (254) 299-8322.

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certBachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Tarleton State University

Students have the option of obtaining the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Accounting through Tarleton State University. For students preparing to become certified public accountants, the Public Accountancy Act of 1991 requires that applicants must have completed at least a baccalaureate degree and not fewer than 150 semester credit hours of recognized courses. Courses included in this degree plan are accepted towards this requirement. This degree is a 120 hour degree consisting of core curriculum requirements, 24 hours of additional business related courses, and 54 hours of TSU upper level required accounting and College of Business Administration courses. Courses for this degree option are available in the traditional classroom setting.

Academic advising is very important. To schedule an appointment, or to find our more information, please contact Tarleton State University Waco, at (254) 299-8322.

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certBachelor of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems

Tarleton State University

Tarleton is offering the Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems. This 120-hour degree program emphasizes support courses by including a variety of business disciplines, including computer information systems, general business, finance, management, and marketing areas. Graduates of this degree program have been awarded jobs in many areas such as database administrators, network analysts, programmers, technology directors, and IT specialists.

For more information regarding this degree option, and to schedule an academic advising appointment, please contact Tarleton State University Waco, at (254) 299-8322.

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certBachelor of Science in Applied Science in Business Administration

Tarleton State University

This business degree has a triple emphasis: a broad-based education through the MCC Core Curriculum; up to 36 college semester hours credit of technical training (work experience not eligible) from most any technical discipline that can be transferred into the program; and a focused development in business knowledge in upper level courses will be gained. This degree will be valuable if you want to work in a business area related to your academic discipline and technical expertise.

For more information regarding this degree option, and to schedule an academic advising appointment, please contact Tarleton State University Waco, at (254) 299-8322.

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certBachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Tarleton State University

Complete two years at MCC in the Criminal Justice program, then transfer directly into the Tarleton Bachelor Degree. Just a few of the career options for well-trained people in this field are police and sheriff's departments, prisons and correctional facilities, public safety, alcoholic beverage control, parks and wildlife, crime bureaus, juvenile agencies, and investigative departments. On the federal level, criminal justice graduates may work in border patrol, customs, drug enforcement, or immigration and naturalization. There are also countless private opportunities. In many law enforcement positions, the higher the academic degree you hold, the faster you could move up in command positions.

For more information regarding this degree option, and to schedule an academic advising appointment, please contact Tarleton State University Waco, at (254) 299-8322.

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certBachelor of Science in General Studies

Tarleton State University

This degree is designed for students who have completed numerous advanced credit hours but have not met the requirements for a major and degree in an academic area. To complete this degree with Tarleton State University through the MCC University Center, the student will be expected to designate concentration fields with a total of 27 hours, along with additional emphasis hours. Prospective students must meet with the TSU academic advisor to discuss their previous course work and determine how the courses will meet TSU's requirements for this degree.

Call (254) 299-8882 to talk to an advisor for the General Studies degree option.
certBachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with 4-8 Middle School Language Arts/Social Studies/ESL Certification

Tarleton State University

This degree provides students with the opportunity to earn a middle school teaching degree in two valuable areas while also obtaining ESL certification. A total of 70-75 hours may be completed with MCC, and the remaining junior/senior level hours are completed with Tarleton State University. Internship and student teaching are both completed in Waco. Students are also required to take the TExES Exam and make appropriate scores before beginning their teaching careers.

Required Program Entrance Testing and Resources

For more information regarding this specialized degree, please make an appointment by contacting Kimberly Jaska, at (254) 299-8886, or jaska@tarleton.edu

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certBachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, EC-6 Generalist with ESL

Tarleton State University

The Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, EC-6 Generalist degree offered by Tarleton State University prepares students to become highly qualified teachers for the State of Texas and the nation as well. A total of 70-75 hours may be completed with MCC, and the remaining junior/senior level hours will be completed with Tarleton State University. Successful completion of the TExES exam is required in order to receive teacher certification. All-level Special Education Certification is also available with this degree.

Required Program Entrance Testing and Resources

For more information regarding this specialized degree, please make an appointment by contacting Kimberly Jaska, at (254) 299-8886, or jaska@tarleton.edu

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certBachelor of Science in Psychology

Tarleton State University

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology is intended for those students who wish to prepare for work or advanced study in Psychology. After completing the required credit hours at MCC, TSU will require an additional 45 hours of upper level course work. Topics of study include deviant behavior, theoretical approaches, concepts and principles of psychology, experimental methods of learning, human cognitive processes, and much more. All of the courses for this degree are taught both online and in the classroom setting.

For an academic advising appointment, please contact Clint Dennard, (254) 299-8322, or dennard@tarleton.edu.

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Master, Tarleton State University

certMaster of Accounting

Tarleton State University

Students completing this 30-hour degree will receive the M.Acc. in Accounting. Coursework is presented in a combination of online and face-to-face coursework, all offered in Waco. The major focus of coursework prepares students for both public and private practice situations, and addresses all Texas Board of Public Accountancy requirements. A vast background of information is provided in areas such as ethics, auditing, income tax, accounting theory, financial statement analysis, and many others.

For more information, check https://www.tarleton.edu/degrees/masters/ma-accounting/index.html. Call Dr. Curtis Atchley, 254-299-8785, or catchley@tarleton.edu for additional information and advising.
certMaster of Business Administration

Tarleton State University

The Tarleton MBA program will enhance the student's general business training to prepare them for executive-level positions. Each student's degree program is designed to provide opportunities for developing leadership and interpersonal and decision making skills. Coursework for this degree is taught both online and in the classroom setting.

For questions regarding this degree option, and to schedule an academic advising appointment, please contact Tarleton State University Waco, at (254) 299-8322. Additional information may also be found at http://www.tarleton.edu/degrees/masters/mba-business-administration/
certMaster of Criminal Justice

Tarleton State University

The 30-hour Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ) offered in Waco is a professional track curriculum designed in consultation with criminal justice professionals. A combination of face-to-face and on-line courses provides an opportunity for students to complete the program and balance full-time employment. The program presents graduates with academic studies coupled with the management and leadership skills necessary to advance in the competitive field of criminal justice.

Interested students should contact Rhonda Dobbs, at (254) 968-9402, or email dobbs@tarleton.edu. Students may also visit the Criminal Justice website for graduate information, at http://www.tarleton.edu/degrees/masters/mcj-criminal-justice/.
certMaster of Education in Curriculum & Instruction

Tarleton State University

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers the Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction designed to help educators expand their knowledge and skills and to complete certification renewal requirements in their respective fields. The program requires a minimum of 36 hours of coursework designed to provide educators with advanced professional development in pedagogy, subject matter, and/or instructional leadership.

For more information regarding the Master of Education in Curriculum Instruction, please email Elizabeth Garcia, d​e​g​a​r​c​i​a​@​t​a​r​l​e​t​o​n​.​e​d​u. Students are also welcome to visit the website, at http://www.tarleton.edu/teachered/.
 
certMaster of Educational Administration with Principal Certification and Post-Master's Principal Certification and Superintendent Certification

Tarleton State University

The degree and certification programs are designed to prepare administrators for a variety of roles and responsibilities at the Master's Degree level. The Principal's Certificate qualifies one to hold campus-level administrative positions in the school, including the principalship.

After successfully completing the M.Ed. degree in Education Administration, a student is then eligible to make application for the TSU doctoral program (Ed.D.) in educational leadership. Many students, after successfully completing a Principal Certification Program will opt to continue on to the Superintendency Certification Program. This is an additional 15 hours, 12 hours of which will satisfy the doctoral program requirement.

More information may be found by clicking on: http://www.tarleton.edu/degrees/masters/med-educational-administration/.

For more information concerning the Superintendency Certification Program, contact Dr. Russ Higham, higham@tarleton.edu or 254-299-8838.
certMaster of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Tarleton State University

The Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling allows students to obtain the Licensed Professional Counselor designation. Students pursuing this 60-hour degree will be provided options in counseling psychology and marriage and family. Curriculum includes career counseling and guidance, psychopathology, group therapy and human development.

For more information, please email Dr. Christopher Wilder, wilder@tarleton.edu.

More information regarding the Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling may be found by clicking on the following link: http://www.tarleton.edu/degrees/masters/ms-clinical-mental-health-counseling/
certMaster of Science in Management - Management and Leadership Concentration

Tarleton State University

The Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Management and Leadership offers an advanced curriculum which prepares students on how to empower themselves into obtaining successful and progressive leadership positions. Areas of study include strategic business planning and policy, organizational behavior, managerial statistics and evidence based decision making skills.

For questions regarding this degree option, and to schedule an academic advising appointment, please contact Tarleton State University Waco, at (254) 299-8322. Additional information may also be found at https://www.tarleton.edu/degrees/masters/ms-management/management-and-leadership.html.
certMaster of Science in Quality and Engineering Management

Tarleton State University

This degree option provides an emphasis on advancing into manufacturing leadership positions. An in-depth study of tools targeting working professionals in manufacturing industry is addressed. Curriculum included within this convenient online degree option includes manufacturing systems, project and quality management, leadership development, and statistics for quality, among others.

For more information check https://www.tarleton.edu/degrees/masters/ms-quality-engineering-management/index.html. Call Brigitte Barbier, 254-968-9014, or barbier@tarleton.edu for additional information and advising.
certMaster of Science, Human Resource Management

Tarleton State University

This degree is a 30-hour in Human Resource Management. The major focus will provide the student with a background in the major functional areas of human resource management, knowledge, skills, and abilities in the field, and the capacity to advance in the profession. Coursework for this degree is offered in full online.

For questions regarding this degree option, and to schedule an academic advising appointment, please contact Tarleton State University Waco, at (254) 299-8322. Additional information may also be found at http://www.tarleton.edu/degrees/masters/ms-human-resources-management/.
  
certMaster of Science, Information Systems

Tarleton State University

The Master of Science in Information Systems degree is designed to develop student skills as an information systems professional. Those pursuing this degree will complete a comprehensive 30-hour program that includes coursework relating to telecommunications, systems analysis, database management, and research methods in information systems. Upon completion of the coursework, a comprehensive exam must be satisfactorily completed. This degree is totally online.

For more information, check http://www.tarleton.edu/is/.

Students wishing to pursue this degree should email Dr. Chris Shao, (254) 968-1944, at shao@tarleton.edu.
certMaster of Social Work (MSW)

Tarleton State University

Students pursuing the Master of Social Work (MSW) degree offered through Tarleton State University receive advanced training towards helping others and promoting individual and social well-being. Foundation, Clinical and Community Organization/Administration concentrations are available within this degree option, which includes a hands-on learning approach and evidenced-based practice methods. Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00. They must have a BSW to enter the one year advanced standing program.

Tarleton State University's Master of Social Work program has achieved Candidacy for Accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education's Commission on Accreditation. Click here to view more information: http://www.tarleton.edu/degrees/masters/msw-social-work/documents/candidacy-socialwork-program.pdf

Interested students should contact Dr. Tiffany Wigington at wigington@tarleton.edu.

Students may also visit www.tarleton.edu/socialwork for more information.

  


Doctorate, Tarleton State University

certDoctor of Education in Educational Leadership

Tarleton State University

The Ed.D. program at Tarleton State University is designed to prepare highly qualified scholar-practitioners for public school leadership. The Ed.D. in educational leadership offers a rich theoretical knowledge base as the foundation for the development of visionary leaders for the Pk-12 environment, combining an individualized program of study with specialized course work and research.

For more information concerning the doctoral program, contact Dr. Russ Higham, higham@tarleton.edu - (Office) 254-299-8838 or check the website at: http://www.tarleton.edu/degrees/doctoral/edd-educational-leadership/