College of Education and Liberal Arts

Counseling and Psychology Graduate Program

A&M-Texarkana offers two graduate programs in Clinical Mental Health and School Counselor Program. These programs enable students to meet the academic requirements to sit for the licensing exam as a Licensed Professional Counselor or for SBEC certification as a School Counselor.

A&M-Texarkana offers several graduate elective courses such as, Marriage & Family Therapy, Child & Adolescent Psychology, Counseling the Substance Abuser, Psychopharmacology for Counselors, and Crisis Intervention. These courses may also be utilized by clinicians to satisfy continuing education requirements.

The graduate programs at A&M-Texarkana are practitioner's degrees. The Counseling faculty is committed to the training of effective professional mental health workers. Following the completion of the majority of coursework, students have the opportunity to translate coursework into internship field experiences. All students participate in two semesters of field  experiences at appropriate service agencies or educational Professional Counselor institutions.

Handbook of Graduate Programs in Counseling

Admissions Criteria for the Masters Degree Program

Counseling Program Assessment Plan and Outcomes