COLLEGE OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Dr. Linda M. Jones, Dean
Administration Building, Room 141
The Texas A&M University System Board of Directors approved graduate degree programs at the master's level for Tarleton State University on November 26, 1969. Meeting in special session at College Station, the Coordinating Board of the Texas College and University Systems granted approval on December 4, 1969, for three initial master's-level programs, setting the Fall Semester of 1971 as the effective date of graduate course offerings for the programs.
Approved programs include the Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Criminal Justice and Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership.
The mission of the College of Graduate Studies is to promote excellence in graduate education through teaching, research, and service. The College of Graduate Studies, in conjunction with the Graduate Council, accomplishes its mission through the planning and development of policy and procedures related to graduate education; the recruitment, admission, and retention of qualified students; and by providing support and coordination of high quality course offerings and degree programs.
The aims of the College of Graduate Studies are to:
increase the professional competence of students in their chosen fields;
train students in analytical methodology; and
provide advanced training in academic disciplines.
Administration of the College of Graduate Studies is the responsibility of the Dean of the College of Graduate Studies. The Graduate Council, made up of graduate faculty from departments having graduate programs, assists in establishing policies concerning the graduate school. The Dean of the College of Graduate Studies is chair of the Graduate Council and has the authority to act for the administration and the Council within limits of policy.
Graduate Degree Programs
Tarleton State University offers the Master of Education degree with majors in Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Administration, Kinesiology, and Counseling; the Master of Arts degree with major fields in English, History, and Political Science; the Master of Science degree with major fields in Agriculture, Agricultural and Consumer Resources, Biology, Counseling Psychology, Educational Psychology, Environmental Science, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, Manufacturing Quality and Leadership, Liberal Studies, Management and Leadership, Mathematics, and Medical Laboratory Science; the Master of Business Administration degree; the Master of Criminal Justice, and the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership degree.
Admission policies, program requirements, and comprehensive examination procedures for each of these graduate degree programs are specifically described within the appropriate departmental sections that follow.
*These graduate degree programs are being phased-out by the University. No new admissions will be allowed.
Specialist in School Psychology (SSP)
Educational Psychology (MS)
Political Science (MA)
Liberal Studies (MS)
- College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
- College of Business Administration
- College of Education
- College of Liberal and Fine Arts
- College of Science and Technology