Texas A&M University -Texarkana offers two graduate programs in counseling: Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling, each of which are practitioner's degrees. The Counseling faculty is committed to the training of effective professional mental health counselors.
The required courses of the Clinical Mental Health program meet current eligibility requirements of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Licensed Professional Counselors. Students completing this program of study satisfy the academic requirements to sit for the state licensing exam.
In addition to the prescribed coursework, A&M-Texarkana offers several graduate elective courses in counseling 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.
Texas A&M University - Texarkana also offers a Master's degree in Psychology (M.S. Psy). This program offers advanced training in psychology and is specifically geared toward the student who is interested in the research and teaching of psychology.