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Degrees and Programs

Accounting, B.B.A.

Accounting, Finance and Economics

Degree in Accounting is intended to provide high-quality, innovative, and relevant education that prepares graduates for successful careers in public accounting, industry accounting, or accounting for governmental or not-for-profit organizations.

College:
Business

Department:
Accounting, Finance and Economics

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Waco, Fort-Worth



Accounting, MAcc

Accounting, Finance and Economics

The Department of Accounting, Finance, and Economics offers the Master of Accounting degree. Students in this degree program will acquire the knowledge and hours required to sit for the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) exam, as well as a strong sense of accounting principles and business applications.

College:
Business

Department:
Accounting, Finance and Economics

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Waco, Fort-Worth



Agribusiness, B.S.

Agricultural Education and Communication

The B.S. in Agribusiness consists of four concentrations each focusing on more specific aspect of agribusiness.

College:
Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department:
Agricultural Education and Communication

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Waco, Midlothian



Agricultural and Consumer Resources, M.S.

Agricultural Education and Communication

The Master of Science Degree in Agricultural and Consumer Resources is specifically designed for those who have completed an undergraduate degree in Agricultural Services and Development. The major objective is to increase the professional competence of teachers of agriculture, extension agents, and others pursuing professional agricultural careers.

College:
Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department:
Agricultural Education and Communication

Certifications:
-

Location:
Online, Stephenville



Agricultural and Natural Resources, M.S.

Wildlife and Natural Resources

The Department of Wildlife, Sustainability, and Ecosystem Sciences offers a Master of Science in Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences with two tracks. The purposes of these tracks differ somewhat according to the objectives, plans, and employment interests of individual students.

College:
Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department:
Wildlife and Natural Resources

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



Agricultural Communication, B.S.

Agricultural Education and Communication

The B.S. in Agriculture Communication focuses on the communication and marketing aspects of the agriculture industry. A teacher certification option is available in the program to teach at the secondary level.

College:
Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department:
Agricultural Education and Communication

Certifications:
Teacher Certification

Location:
Stephenville



Agricultural Economics, M.S.

Agricultural Education and Communication

At Tarleton, our flexible master’s degree program in agricultural and consumer resources is designed for working professionals who have completed a bachelor’s degree in agricultural services and development, an undergraduate agribusiness degree, or another agriculture-related discipline. 

College:
Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department:
Agricultural Education and Communication

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



Agriculture Services and Development, B.S.

Agricultural Education and Communication

The B.S. in Agriculture Services and Development focuses on a variety of different aspects of the agriculture industry, giving students a broad education on many subjects in agriculture. A teacher certification option is available in the program to teach at the secondary level.

College:
Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department:
Agricultural Education and Communication

Certifications:
Teacher Certification

Location:
Stephenville



Animal Science, B.S.

Animal Science

The Bachelor of Science in Animal Science provides a strong basic foundation in animal science courses, and places emphasis on courses based on the student’s concentration choice.

College:
Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department:
Animal Science

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



Animal Science, M.S.

Animal Science

The Bachelor of Science in Animal Science provides a strong basic foundation in animal science courses, and places emphasis on courses based on the student’s concentration choice.

College:
Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department:
Animal Science

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



Applied Psychology, M.S.

Psychological Sciences

Tarleton State University now offers a Master of Science degree in Applied Psychology. Upon successful completion of the degree coursework, students will be prepared for entry into a professional position in a variety of areas, or will be able to pursue doctoral study in psychological sciences.

College:
Education and Human Development

Department:
Psychological Sciences

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Fort-Worth



The BSAS degree is designed to serve students who desire a bachelor’s degree for self-enrichment, advancement in their current career, or to qualify for higher-level employment in other settings.

College:
Business

Department:
Management

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Online, Midlothian, Fort-Worth, Waco



Art, B.F.A.

Visual Arts and Design

The Bachelor of Fine Art in Studio Arts provides a learning environment that promotes critical thinking, creativity, and technological expertise. Tarleton offers a BFA degree with options for Studio art or all-level teacher certification.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
Visual Arts and Design

Certifications:
Teacher Certification

Location:
Stephenville



The Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) is an entry-level degree for students wanting to become certified and licensed athletic trainers. The program combines both classroom and clinical experiences in order to provide in-depth knowledge as well as hands on application and skill development.

College:
School of Kinesiology

Department:
Kinesiology

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



Biology, B.S.

Biological Sciences

The Bachelor of Science degree in Biology provides a broad range of learning opportunities designed to prepare students for entrance into a variety of biologically oriented graduate programs or for a career in the biological sciences. A teacher certification option is available in the program to teach at the secondary level.

College:
Science and Mathematics

Department:
Biological Sciences

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



Biology, M.S.

Biological Sciences

The graduate degree offered in the Department of Biological Sciences is intended to enrich and enhance education in biological sciences in order to prepare students for leadership roles in industrial, educational and research-oriented careers.

College:
Science and Mathematics

Department:
Biological Sciences

Certifications:
Teacher Certification

Location:
Stephenville



Biomedical Science, B.S.

Biological Sciences

This degree program provides students with many opportunities along with hands-on activities to develop the knowledge and skills required for success in a professional health-related program.

College:
Science and Mathematics

Department:
Biological Sciences

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



Biotechnology, B.S.

Biological Sciences

This degree program provides students with many opportunities along with hands-on activities to develop the knowledge and skills required for success in a professional health-related program.

College:
Science and Mathematics

Department:
Biological Sciences

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



The M.B.A. program at Tarleton is a broad, business-based professional degree with relevant coursework that’s directly applicable to current concepts and practices of key business areas.

College:
Business

Department:
Management

Certifications:
-

Location:
Fort-Worth, Online



Business, B.A.A.S

Management

The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree is intended primarily for people who have a significant amount of technical and vocational training coupled with work experience and need to earn a four-year bachelor’s degree in order to advance in their careers.

College:
Business

Department:
Management

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Fort-Worth, Midlothian, Online, Waco



This certificate program will provide you with the skills for dispute resolution within a variety of settings.

College:
Graduate Studies

Department:
Criminal Justice

Certifications:
Professional Certification

Location:
Fort-Worth, Waco, Online



Obtain applied knowledge in the area of Athletic Administration, specifically in administration of athletic programs at the youth, high school and collegiate level.

College:
Graduate Studies

Department:
School of Kinesiology

Certifications:
Professional Certification

Location:
Stephenville



This graduate certificate offers applied knowledge in the area of cybercrime, cybersecurity, and digital forensics and allows you to focus your degree in this area of specialty.

College:
Graduate Studies

Department:
Criminal Justice

Certifications:
Professional Certification

Location:
Fort-Worth, Waco, Online



Certificate of Health & Wellness

School of Kinesiology

Through this certificate, you will acquire applied knowledge in the area of Health and Wellness, including health, fitness, rehabilitative and wellness professions.

College:
Graduate Studies

Department:
School of Kinesiology

Certifications:
Professional Certification

Location:
Stephenville



Students in the Molecular Diagnostics Certificate Program will gain a solid foundation and basic skills necessary for professional employment in molecular diagnostic programs.

College:
Health Sciences

Department:
-

Certifications:
Professional Certification

Location:
Fort-Worth



Obtain professional training and learn how communication shapes business and corporate culture.

College:
Graduate Studies

Department:
Communication Studies

Certifications:
Professional Certification

Location:
Fort-Worth



Certificate of Social Media Strategy

Communication Studies

Through this certificate, you will acquire professional training on social media strategy.

College:
Graduate Studies

Department:
Communication Studies

Certifications:
Professional Certification

Location:
Fort-Worth



Certificate of Sports Medicine

School of Kinesiology

Further your knowledge in the area of Sports Medicine, specifically in the care of athletes and the physically active.

College:
Graduate Studies

Department:
School of Kinesiology

Certifications:
Professional Certification

Location:
Stephenville



This certificate will allow you to tailor your master’s degree for a specialty in global security issues.

College:
Graduate Studies

Department:
Criminal Justice

Certifications:
Professional Certification

Location:
Fort-Worth, Waco, Online



Preparation for the CSCS is embedded in the KINE 3320 – Theory of Strength & Conditioning course.

College:
School of Kinesiology

Department:
Kinesiology

Certifications:
Professional Certification

Location:
Stephenville



Chemistry, B.S.

Chemistry, Geoscience and Physics

A Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry is designed for students that like to work with both their hands and their minds. This degree prepares students for graduate studies or careers in the scientific community or academia. A teacher certification option is available in the program to teach at the secondary level.

College:
Science and Mathematics

Department:
Chemistry, Geoscience and Physics

Certifications:
Teacher Certification

Location:
Stephenville



The B.A.A.S. in Child and Family Studies offers a flexible program that allows students to utilize their workforce training and experience toward obtaining their degree. Most courses taken for the A.A.S. in Child Development are transferable as well.

College:
Education and Human Development

Department:
Curriculum and Instruction

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Online



Child Development and Family Studies, B.S.

Curriculum and Instruction

The B.S. in Child and Family Studies is designed for students who want to work with children and families outside of the public school setting. The degree’s three tracks help students tailor their education to their desired career path and provide them with the necessary background to obtain specific certifications upon graduation.

College:
Education and Human Development

Department:
Curriculum and Instruction

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Online



Tarleton State University’s Master of Science degree in Child Development and Family Studies (CHFS), will be able to offer additional intellectually rigorous content and concentrations specific to CHFS careers. This program offers a more in-depth study of children, adults, and families across the lifespan.

College:
Education and Human Development

Department:
Psychological Sciences

Certifications:
-

Location:
Online



Civil Engineering, B.S.

Mechanical, Environmental and Civil Engineering

The Civil Engineering degree program administered by the School of Engineering is a new and rapidly growing degree program at Tarleton. This program prepares students to develop innovative solutions related to our infrastructure, including analysis and design of structural, transportation and geotechnical systems.

College:
Mayfield College of Engineering

Department:
Mechanical, Environmental and Civil Engineering

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Texas A&M-RELLIS, Online



The CLS/MT certificate program is a 16 month professional course of study that prepares students for careers in diagnostic laboratory medicine. The program is available for post baccalaureate students with a B.S. degree and the necessary science prerequisites or as the senior year for students attending one of our 4-year institutional partners.

College:
Health Sciences

Department:
-

Certifications:
Professional Certification

Location:
Fort-Worth



The M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree consists of coursework that satisfies the academic course requirements for a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) credential in Texas. Students with a teaching certificate and two years teaching experience have the option to take coursework that gives them eligibility for the TExES school counseling certification test in order to become a Professional School Counselor. The Counseling faculty genuinely care for students by offering classes in the evenings, on weekends, online, and hybrid to meet the busy demands of a career and family.

College:
Health Sciences

Department:
Counseling

Certifications:
Professional Certification

Location:
Fort-Worth, Waco



This degree prepares students for employment in a public health profession or for graduate studies in public health and has three different concentration areas (Community Health Education, Public Health Laboratory Professional, and Public Health Professional).

College:
Health Sciences

Department:
Communication Studies

Certifications:
-

Location:
Fort-Worth



Communication Studies, B.A.

Communication Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies provides concentrations in Journalism and Broadcasting, Public Relations and Event Management, and Professional and Relational Communication that are offered on select campuses. Only the Professional and Relational Communication concentration is offered on the Fort Worth campus.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
Communication Studies

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Fort-Worth



Communication Studies, B.S.

Communication Studies

Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies provides concentrations in Sports Communication, Travel, Event , Activity Management, Journalism and Broadcasting, Public Relations and Social Engagement, and Professional and Relational Communication that are offered on select campuses. Only the Professional and Relational Communication concentration is offered on the Fort Worth campus.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
Communication Studies

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Fort-Worth



Communication Studies, M.A.

Communication Studies

The Master of Arts in Communication Studies provides students with a broad-based education examining the role communication plays at the intersection of technological and organizational applications.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
Communication Studies

Certifications:
-

Location:
Fort-Worth



Computer Engineering, M.S.

Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

The M.S. in Computer Engineering program brings students to the leading edge of computer engineering by solving real-life problems which then contributes to the advancement of local communities and of society as a whole.

College:
Mayfield College of Engineering

Department:
Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Online



Computer Information Systems, B.B.A.

Marketing and Computer Information Systems

With a degree in computer information systems, students will build and design software solutions that many business, government agencies, and non-profit organizations will need.

College:
Business

Department:
Marketing and Computer Information Systems

Certifications:
Cybersecurity Certification

Location:
Stephenville, Fort-Worth, Waco



Computer Information Systems, B.S.

Marketing and Computer Information Systems

Undergraduate students may pursue a Bachelor of Science degree with specialization options available in Information Systems or CIS Management and Networking. Through this degree program students will learn cutting edge programming and networking technology.

College:
Business

Department:
Marketing and Computer Information Systems

Certifications:
Cybersecurity Certification

Location:
Stephenville, Online



Computer Science, B.S.

Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

The Computer Science degree program managed by the School of Engineering prepares graduates to enter the high-tech work force or pursue graduate studies in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering or related disciplines. This program provides a strong foundation in hardware and software, with specialization opportunities in Digital Media (Game Design), Robotics, Mathematics and Sciences.

College:
Mayfield College of Engineering

Department:
Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



This degree administered by the School of Engineering provides students with the diverse set of skills that are needed in construction and the higher pay opportunities that exist within the field and related industries.

College:
Mayfield College of Engineering

Department:
Engineering Technology

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



Construction graduates gain knowledge valued by all facets of the construction industry: structural systems, soils, site development, surveying, contract administration, building modeling, estimating, scheduling, and evaluating project performance. Students graduating with the B.A.S. in Construction Science and Management possess the skills and knowledge to compete in a regional, national, and international job market.

College:
Mayfield College of Engineering

Department:
Engineering Technology

Certifications:
-

Location:
Fort-Worth, Stephenville



The CES opportunity is embedded in the KINE 3350 – Corrective Exercise Training course.

College:
School of Kinesiology

Department:
Kinesiology

Certifications:
Professional Certification

Location:
Stephenville



Criminal Justice , B.S.

Criminal Justice

This 120 credit program prepares students for future careers in Criminal Justice by merging academic knowledge with applied experiences.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
Criminal Justice

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Fort-Worth, Online, Texas A&M-RELLIS, Waco



Our BAAS in Criminal Justice Administration degree provides you with a broad-based education. The degree plan is designed to give you the skills and education required to successfully navigate the competitive process to advance your objectives.

College:
School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Public Administration

Department:
Criminal Justice

Certifications:
-

Location:
Fort-Worth, Online, Stephenville, Midlothian, Texas A&M-RELLIS



Criminal Justice, M.C.J.

Criminal Justice

Tarleton State University offers a Master of Criminal Justice (M.C.J.) degree in Criminal Justice. Your interest in this master’s degree is consistent with a growing national trend of criminal justice professionals seeking career development and academic credentials. This master’s degree program encompasses the challenges associated with protecting the community and the growing complexities of the criminal justice system with advanced analytical skills, critical-thinking, and leadership ability.

College:
School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Public Administration

Department:
Criminal Justice

Certifications:
-

Location:
Online, Fort-Worth



Criminal Justice, Ph.D.

Criminal Justice

The Doctor of Philosophy in Criminal Justice prepares students to face the growing complexities of the criminal justice system and to join the ranks of educated criminal justice professionals with advanced analytical, critical thinking and leadership skills.

College:
School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Public Administration

Department:
Criminal Justice

Certifications:
-

Location:
Fort-Worth



Curriculum and Instruction, M.Ed.

Curriculum and Instruction

This program is designed for students with teaching experience that seek an additional endorsement and want to extend their knowledge in curriculum and instruction. Our mission is to provide you with a relevant, research-based curriculum that develops your capacity for leadership through mastery of knowledge, effective communication, collaboration, inquiry, and decision-making that ensures learner success.

College:
Education and Human Development

Department:
Curriculum and Instruction

Certifications:
Professional Certification

Location:
Online, Fort-Worth, Waco, Stephenville



Digital Media Studies, B.S.

Visual Arts and Design

The Digital Media Studies degree plan is designed for students who desire to learn how to design and utilize digital media technologies to suit the needs of contemporary audiences and employers. We have two concentrations that you can focus in: Multimedia Production (graphic design, animation, video, digital imaging) or Video Game Design.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
Visual Arts and Design

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



Economics, B.S.

Accounting, Finance and Economics

In this program, students will develop an understanding of economic principles and their applications to real world problems while gaining a challenging learning experience.

College:
Business

Department:
Accounting, Finance and Economics

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



Educational Administration, M.Ed.

Educational Leadership and Technology

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Administration program prepares individuals to fill campus-level and central office administrator roles through stimulating educational experiences and a strong commitment to the education profession.

College:
Education and Human Development

Department:
Educational Leadership and Technology

Certifications:
Professional Certification

Location:
Online, Fort-Worth, Waco, Stephenville



Educational Leadership, Ed.D.

Educational Leadership and Technology

The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in educational leadership offers a rich theoretical knowledge base as the foundation for the development of visionary leaders for the Pk-16 environment. The Ed.D. consists of 60 semester hours of coursework and a 12 semester hour dissertation requirement combining an individualized program of study with specialized course work and research.

College:
Education and Human Development

Department:
Educational Leadership and Technology

Certifications:
-

Location:
Fort-Worth



Electrical Engineering, B.S.

Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

The Electrical Engineering degree program offered by the School of Engineering consists of a combination of Electrical and Computer Engineering topics. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills to design innovative solutions that impact the future of technology.

College:
Mayfield College of Engineering

Department:
Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



Elementary Teacher Education, B.S.

Curriculum and Instruction

A Bachelor of Science in Elementary Teacher Education at Tarleton State University will help students master teaching skills and specialized knowledge in an academic discipline. A teacher certification option is available in the program to teach at the secondary level.

College:
Education and Human Development

Department:
Curriculum and Instruction

Certifications:
Teacher Certification

Location:
Stephenville, Fort-Worth, Waco



English, M.A.

English and Languages

The MA in English is designed for students who are planning to continue their teaching careers at the secondary level, or intend to teach at a college/university level and intend to engage in scholarship beyond.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
English and Languages

Certifications:
-

Location:
Online



English. B.A.

English and Languages

The Department of English and Languages offers programs of study leading to the Bachelor of Arts in English, the BA in English with 8-12 Language Arts Certification, and the BA in English with an emphasis in technical writing. A teacher certification option is available in the program to teach at the secondary level.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
English and Languages

Certifications:
Teacher Certification

Location:
Stephenville



Environmental Engineering, B.S.

Mechanical, Environmental and Civil Engineering

The Environmental Engineering degree program provided by the School of Engineering is one of only a few such program in the State of Texas. This program prepares students for to develop innovative, sustainable solutions essential to the health, happiness and safety of the world around us.

College:
Mayfield College of Engineering

Department:
Mechanical, Environmental and Civil Engineering

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



Environmental Science, B.S.

Agricultural Education and Communication

As an environmental science major, you will take courses across several departments, gaining an integrated understanding of how biological, geological, and human factors affect environmental quality.

College:
Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department:
Agricultural Education and Communication

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



Environmental Science, M.S.

Chemistry, Geoscience and Physics

This degree is academically rigorous while providing the latitude to explore individual environmental interests and provides students with an opportunity to engage in research and field experiences across the disciplines.

College:
Science and Mathematics

Department:
Chemistry, Geoscience and Physics

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Online



The ETC opportunity is embedded in the KINE 3385 – Program Design for Special Populations course.

College:
School of Kinesiology

Department:
Kinesiology

Certifications:
Professional Certification

Location:
Stephenville



Finance, B.B.A.

Accounting, Finance and Economics

Finance graduates are well-equipped to enter into many areas associated with the insurance and real estate industries, as well as government and other not-for-profit areas where finance is in demand.

College:
Business

Department:
Accounting, Finance and Economics

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



A degree in general business will give students a wide range of knowledge about diverse business functions.

College:
Business

Department:
Management

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Waco, Midlothian, Fort-Worth, Online



General Studies, B.S.

Government, Legal Studies and Philosophy

Designed for students who seek a flexible degree program and do not desire or may not meet prerequisites of a highly structured traditional degree program.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
Government, Legal Studies and Philosophy

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Texas A&M-RELLIS, Waco, Fort-Worth, Online



Geographic Information Systems, B.A.A.S.

History, Sociology and Geography

The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a 120 credit hour program that teaches students how to think geographically, how to use geographic computer software programs (such as ArcGIS), and how to create maps and databases to solve contemporary world issues such as global climate change and resource management.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
History, Sociology and Geography

Certifications:
-

Location:
Fort-Worth, Online



Geography and Geographic Information Systems, B.S.

History, Sociology and Geography

A Bachelor of Science in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a 120 credit hour program which teaches students how to think geographically, how to use geographic computer software programs (such as ArcGIS), and how to create maps and databases to solve contemporary world issues such as global climate change and resource management.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
History, Sociology and Geography

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



Geoscience, B.S.

Chemistry, Geoscience and Physics

The Bachelor of Science degree in Geoscience is 120 credit hours and consists of six concentrations including Geology, Environmental Science, Petroleum Geology, Science Teacher Certification (Grades 8-12), Hydrogeology, and Earth Science. A teacher certification option is available in the program to teach at the secondary level.

College:
Science and Mathematics

Department:
Chemistry, Geoscience and Physics

Certifications:
Teacher Certification

Location:
Stephenville



The GFI opportunity is embedded in the KINE 2390 – Fundamentals for Group Exercise Training course.

College:
School of Kinesiology

Department:
Kinesiology

Certifications:
Professional Certification

Location:
Stephenville



Health Professions Technology, B.A.T.

Medical Laboratory Sciences, Public Health & Nutrition Science

The HPT program is designed to provide the educational opportunity to build on the student’s already-acquired technical skills so that they can pursue advanced positions within their chosen field, or pursue advanced degrees.

College:
Health Sciences

Department:
Medical Laboratory Sciences, Public Health & Nutrition Science

Certifications:
-

Location:
Waco, Fort-Worth, Online



History, B.A.

History, Sociology and Geography

The Bachelor of Arts degree in History is designed to expand and enrich a student’s knowledge of history, to encourage critical thinking about the world, and to develop research, writing, and analytical abilities in United States, European and World History. A teacher certification option is available in the program to teach at the secondary level.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
History, Sociology and Geography

Certifications:
Teacher Certification

Location:
Stephenville



Histotechnology, A.A.S.

Medical Laboratory Sciences, Public Health & Nutrition Science

The Associate in Applied Science degree in Histotechnology prepares students for a career as Histotechnicians by including prerequisite basic courses, followed by a technical portion.

College:
Health Sciences

Department:
Medical Laboratory Sciences, Public Health & Nutrition Science

Certifications:
Advanced Technical Certificate

Location:
Fort-Worth, Online



The Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management students learn the basics of corporate headhunting, business coaching, and benefit analysis.

College:
Business

Department:
Management

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Waco, Fort-Worth, Online



The Master of Science degree in Human Resources Management provides students opportunities to develop critical skills in areas such as research and job analysis, recruitment and selection, training and development, compensation and benefits, labor relations, and organizational effectiveness.

College:
Business

Department:
Management

Certifications:
-

Location:
Online



Industrial Technology, B.S.

Engineering Technology

The Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology provided by the School of Engineering is a very broad field that opens windows of opportunities. This degree heavily emphasizes hands-on activities as well as classroom instruction. A teacher certification option is available in the program to teach at the secondary level.

College:
Mayfield College of Engineering

Department:
Engineering Technology

Certifications:
Teacher Certification

Location:
Stephenville



Information Systems, M.S.

Marketing and Computer Information Systems

The Master of Science in Information Systems program develops students’ current knowledge in the management field, enhances their depth and breadth of technical knowledge, and expands their analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

College:
Business

Department:
Marketing and Computer Information Systems

Certifications:
-

Location:
Online



Information Technology, B.A.A.S.

Marketing and Computer Information Systems

A degree of Information Technology is for students who already have a significant amount of technical training and experience in the work field.

College:
Business

Department:
Marketing and Computer Information Systems

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Waco, Fort-Worth, Online



A Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business provides students with a solid foundation in business through courses in management, marketing, accounting, finance, and information systems.

College:
Business

Department:
Management

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Online



International Studies, B.A.

Government, Legal Studies and Philosophy

The Department of Social Sciences offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies which is a 120 credit hour program that enhances students’ skills in other cultures, languages, research, and much more.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
Government, Legal Studies and Philosophy

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



Kinesiology, B.A.A.S.

School of Kinesiology

The BAAS in Kinesiology is an alternative pathway to the bachelor’s degree for students who have acquired substantial content knowledge and requisite skills as a result of documentable technical training and professional work experience in a field or fields related to Kinesiology.

College:
School of Kinesiology

Department:
School of Kinesiology

Certifications:
-

Location:
Fort-Worth, Online, Waco, Texas A&M-RELLIS



Kinesiology, B.S.

School of Kinesiology

Kinesiology is the study of human movement and encompasses a diverse group of academic sub-disciplines, including exercise science, sport management, human performance, physical education, biomechanics, human ergonomics, recreation, sport performance, wellness and more.

College:
School of Kinesiology

Department:
School of Kinesiology

Certifications:
Teacher Certification

Location:
Stephenville, Texas A&M-RELLIS, Fort-Worth, Online



Kinesiology, M.S.

School of Kinesiology

The Master of Science degree in Kinesiology is designed to prepare you for a rewarding career within the kinesiology and sports industry. The M.S. in Kinesiology offers a flexible curriculum to meet your specific needs and interests.

College:
School of Kinesiology

Department:
School of Kinesiology

Certifications:
-

Location:
Online, Stephenville



Legal Studies, B.A.

Government, Legal Studies and Philosophy

The Bachelor of Art in Legal Studies is a 120 credit hour program offering a choice of two concentrations: Pre-Law, for students intending to continue their studies in law; and Paralegal, for students who wish to begin working in the legal industry after graduation.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
Government, Legal Studies and Philosophy

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



Management Information Systems, B.B.A.

Marketing and Computer Information Systems

Designed for students interested in management of information systems and technology, our MIS BBA degree offers a challenging program of study with a business focus and global perspective. Through a combination of computer information systems and business courses, you’ll learn cutting-edge programming and networking techniques, as well as how to apply knowledge and theory, to solve problems in information technology and enhance businesses.

College:
Business

Department:
Marketing and Computer Information Systems

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Waco, Fort-Worth



Management, B.B.A.

Management

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management emphasizes the practical application of business principles to solve complex, real-life business management problems.

College:
Business

Department:
Management

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Online, Waco, Fort-Worth



Management, M.S.

Management

Tarleton State’s online Master of Science (M.S.) in Management prepares professionals to become effective leaders throughout their business management careers.

College:
Business

Department:
Management

Certifications:
-

Location:
Online



Students with a background in manufacturing, construction, safety, or other related technical backgrounds including engineering are prime candidates for this online degree program given by the School of Engineering.

College:
Mayfield College of Engineering

Department:
Engineering Technology

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Waco, Fort-Worth, Online, Midlothian



The Manufacturing Engineering Technology degree program from the School of Engineering provides high-quality technical and academic preparation for future engineering technologists and also prepares students for the manufacturing workplace by working on numerous real-world manufacturing projects.

College:
Mayfield College of Engineering

Department:
Engineering Technology

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



Marketing, B.B.A.

Marketing and Computer Information Systems

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing degree program provides a solid educational foundation in the base disciplines of the liberal arts and the sciences and a focus in business knowledge.

College:
Business

Department:
Marketing and Computer Information Systems

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Online, Waco, Fort-Worth



Mathematics, B.S.

Mathematics

The Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics is a 120 credit hour program with the option of teacher certification. This degree is designed for hardworking individuals that want to earn the skills that they need in the workplace today. A teacher certification option is available in the program to teach at the secondary level.

College:
Science and Mathematics

Department:
Mathematics

Certifications:
Teacher Certification

Location:
Stephenville



Mathematics, M.S.

Mathematics

The Master of science degree in Mathematics is 30 credit hours and has three fields that you can specialize in (Data Mining, Pure and Applied Mathematics, and Mathematics Education). It is designed to enhance and enrich training in the field of mathematics.

College:
Science and Mathematics

Department:
Mathematics

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



The undergraduate Mechanical Engineering Technology curriculum given by the School of Engineering is designed for students who enjoy the application of scientific and engineering knowledge and methods combined with skills in support of engineering activities.

College:
Mayfield College of Engineering

Department:
Engineering Technology

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Texas A&M-RELLIS



Mechanical Engineering, B.S.

Mechanical, Environmental and Civil Engineering

The Mechanical Engineering program offered by the School of Engineering at Tarleton State University evolved from the Engineering Physics degree and was approved in January 2017. The includes a breadth of Mechanical Engineering topics such as: Mechanical System Design, Thermal-fluid System Design, Electromechanical System Design Control and Automation Design. Graduates of the Mechanical Engineering program will possess in-depth knowledge, skills and experiences to design innovative solutions, use modern analytical tools and techniques, communicate professionally and work in a team environment.

College:
Mayfield College of Engineering

Department:
Mechanical, Environmental and Civil Engineering

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Texas A&M-RELLIS



Mechanical Engineering, M.S.

Mechanical, Environmental and Civil Engineering

The MEEN-MS program is an industry-focused, practice-oriented degree that will deepen mechanical engineering skills in design, manufacturing, controls, robotics, energy, sustainability, and much more. What sets our program apart is its strong emphasis on integrating applied mechanics, computer simulations, design, and energy science and technology. The graduate program provides a strengthened technical background for mechanical engineering and other multidisciplinary problems that we intend to use as a thread in the curriculum.

College:
Mayfield College of Engineering

Department:
Mechanical, Environmental and Civil Engineering

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Online



Medical Laboratory Science, B.S.

Medical Laboratory Sciences, Public Health & Nutrition Science

This degree is a thorough curriculum that encompasses lecture courses and basic laboratory techniques and is also reinforced with clinical practice during a six-month span.

College:
Health Sciences

Department:
Medical Laboratory Sciences, Public Health & Nutrition Science

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Fort-Worth, Online



Medical Laboratory Science, M.S.

Medical Laboratory Sciences, Public Health & Nutrition Science

This degree prepares students to be able to sit in a national certification examination and offers a non-thesis track with emphasis in Molecular Diagnostics or Laboratory Management, and a Thesis track with emphasis in Molecular Diagnostics.

College:
Health Sciences

Department:
Medical Laboratory Sciences, Public Health & Nutrition Science

Certifications:
-

Location:
Fort-Worth



Medical Laboratory Technology, A.A.S.

Medical Laboratory Sciences, Public Health & Nutrition Science

This degree will prepare students for a career as a medical laboratory technician by taking the prerequisite courses, followed by a hands- on technical portion.

College:
Health Sciences

Department:
Medical Laboratory Sciences, Public Health & Nutrition Science

Certifications:
-

Location:
Fort-Worth, Online



Music Business, B.A.

Performing Arts

The Bachelor of Arts in Music Business is designed for the students who want to have a professional career in the music industry.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
Performing Arts

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



Music Education, M.M.

Performing Arts

The M.M. in Music Education degree is a completely online program designed for working music educators and musicians seeking career advancement. Both elementary and secondary emphasis courses are available.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
Performing Arts

Certifications:
-

Location:
Online



Music, B.A.

Performing Arts

The Bachelor of Arts in Music is designed for the students who want to have a broader liberal arts, double major in both music and another subject, or a professional career in the music industry.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
Performing Arts

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



Music, B.M.

Performing Arts

Tarleton State University offers a Bachelor of Music degree in Music that is designed for students who want an extensive liberal arts experience with an option to double major in both music and another subject. A teacher certification option is available in the program to teach at the secondary level.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
Performing Arts

Certifications:
Teacher Certification

Location:
Stephenville



The Master of Science in Nursing Administration prepares graduates to assume leadership roles for unit, department, service line, or the system-level of health care organizations. The MSN program is available in Stephenville and Fort Worth.

College:
Health Sciences

Department:
Nursing

Certifications:
-

Location:
Online



The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in Nursing Education program will prepare graduates to teach patients, families, healthcare consumers, nurses, and nursing students. The MSN program is available in Stephenville and Fort Worth.

College:
Health Sciences

Department:
Nursing

Certifications:
-

Location:
Online



Nursing, B.S.N

Nursing

The B.S.N. program is a 120 credit hour program that offers a traditional program of study for those students seeking to become a registered nurse (RN). Alternate entry options to achieve the BSN are available for licensed vocational nurses (LVN) and registered nurses with an associate degree or diploma. The traditional program of study is available on the Stephenville campus, the RN to BSN entry is available in Fort Worth, and the LVN to BSN entry is available in Waco and Stephenville.

College:
Health Sciences

Department:
Nursing

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Waco, Online



Nutrition Science, B.S.

Medical Laboratory Sciences, Public Health & Nutrition Science

This degree is a thorough curriculum that encompasses lecture courses and basic laboratory techniques and is also reinforced with clinical practice during a six-month span.

College:
Health Sciences

Department:
Medical Laboratory Sciences, Public Health & Nutrition Science

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Online



Performance, B.M.

Performing Arts

Bachelor of Music in Performance degree is designed for students who strive for careers as professional singers, instrumentalist, and studio teachers.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
Performing Arts

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



The CPT opportunity is embedded in the KINE 2380 – Essentials of Personal Training course.

College:
School of Kinesiology

Department:
Kinesiology

Certifications:
Professional Certification

Location:
Stephenville



Physics, B.S.

Chemistry, Geoscience and Physics

The Bachelor of Science degree in Physics at Tarleton State University is one of the best-equipped, strongest, and most active physics program of any undergraduate institution in the nation. A teacher certification option is available in the program to teach at the secondary level.

College:
Science and Mathematics

Department:
Chemistry, Geoscience and Physics

Certifications:
Teacher Certification

Location:
Stephenville



Political Science, B.A.

Government, Legal Studies and Philosophy

The Bachelor of Art in Political Science is a 120 credit hour program that consists of three concentration areas which are American Politics, Comparative Politics/International Relations, Legal Studies and teacher certification at the secondary level. A teacher certification option is available in the program to teach at the secondary level.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
Government, Legal Studies and Philosophy

Certifications:
Teacher Certification

Location:
Stephenville



Political Science, B.S.

Government, Legal Studies and Philosophy

The Bachelor of Science in Political Science is a 120 credit hour program with four different concentration areas you can chose from which consist of American politics, Comparative politics/international relations, Legal studies, and Social studies composite, secondary teaching certification. A teacher certification option is available in the program to teach at the secondary level.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
Government, Legal Studies and Philosophy

Certifications:
Teacher Certification

Location:
Stephenville



The Principal Certification is a 24 semester hours certification-only program for individuals holding a master’s degree. This certification program is designed to prepare for challenging and productive roles as campus-level and central office-level administrators in Texas public schools.

College:
Graduate Studies

Department:
Curriculum and Instruction

Certifications:
Professional Certification

Location:
Fort-Worth



The superintendent certification program is a certification-only program for individuals holding a master’s degree and principal certification who aspire to be district level leaders, designed to prepare district level leaders such as chief administrative and executive officers in Texas public school districts via an executive-style model.

College:
Graduate Studies

Department:
Curriculum and Instruction

Certifications:
Professional Certification

Location:
Fort-Worth



Psychology, B.S.

Psychological Sciences

This program is designed to help you observe the study of how biology and the environment interact to influence human and animal behavior.

College:
Education and Human Development

Department:
Psychological Sciences

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Waco, Fort-Worth, Midlothian, Online



Public Administration, B.A.A.S.

Public Administration

The Bachelor of Arts and Applied Sciences in Public Administration equips students with knowledge and skills that cover a wide range of topics and disciplines related to the public sector. Students acquire knowledge about government bodies and agencies, including municipal, state and federal operations in areas such as intergovernmental relations, human resource management, public policy and budgeting and finance.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
Public Administration

Certifications:
-

Location:
Texas A&M-RELLIS, Fort-Worth, Online



Public Administration, B.S.

Public Administration

The Bachelor of Science in Public Administration equips students with knowledge and skills that cover a wide range of topics and disciplines related to the public sector. Students acquire knowledge about government bodies and agencies, including municipal, state and federal operations in areas such as intergovernmental relations, human resource management, public policy and budgeting and finance.

College:
School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Public Administration

Department:
Public Administration

Certifications:
-

Location:
Texas A&M-RELLIS, Online, Fort-Worth



Public Administration, M.P.A.

Public Administration

The MPA program is designed to develop the student’s leadership, decision making, and critical thinking abilities while exposing the student to PA theory and practices focusing on governance across the PA landscape to include government, non-profit and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that provide public services.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
Public Administration

Certifications:
-

Location:
Online, Fort-Worth



Public Health, B.S.

Medical Laboratory Sciences, Public Health & Nutrition Science

This degree prepares students for employment in a public health profession or for graduate studies in public health and has three different concentration areas (Community Health Education, Public Health Laboratory Professional, and Public Health Professional).

College:
Health Sciences

Department:
Medical Laboratory Sciences, Public Health & Nutrition Science

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



This degree administered by the Mayfield College of Engineering is online and designed for working professionals, in which it prepares students’ for advancement or transition to better opportunities that can provide monetary, professional, and personal rewards for years to come.

College:
Mayfield College of Engineering

Department:
Engineering Technology

Certifications:
-

Location:
Online



Social Work, B.S.W

Social Work

The B.S.W. degree allows students to become licensed social workers and prepares graduates for licensure examination by the State of Texas as social workers.

College:
Health Sciences

Department:
Social Work

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Waco, Fort-Worth, Texas A&M-RELLIS



Social Work, M.S.W.

Social Work

The M.S.W. degree allows students to become advanced practitioners and community agency leaders.

College:
Health Sciences

Department:
Social Work

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Waco, Fort-Worth



Sociology, B.S.

Psychological Sciences

The Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology is a 120 credit hour program the gives students the ability to properly study the social relations of people.

College:
Education and Human Development

Department:
Psychological Sciences

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



Spanish, B.A.

English and Languages

Our department offers programs of study leading to the Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish with All Level Certification. Both degrees seek to give students high proficiency levels in the language, as well as an understanding of the Hispanic culture and analytical skills achieved through the study of Hispanic literature. A teacher certification option is available in the program to teach at the secondary level.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
English and Languages

Certifications:
Teacher Certification

Location:
Stephenville, Fort-Worth



Sports Management, B.S.

Sport Science

The BS in Sport Management is designed to prepare students for careers that involve planning, organization, leadership, and evaluation in the sport industry.

College:
School of Kinesiology

Department:
Sport Science

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville, Fort-Worth, Online, Texas A&M-RELLIS



The SSN opportunity is embedded in the KINE 3360 – Sports Nutrition course.

College:
School of Kinesiology

Department:
Kinesiology

Certifications:
Professional Certification

Location:
Stephenville



Statistics, B.S.

Mathematics

The Bachelor of Science in Statistics provides fundamental knowledge and skills necessary for students to succeed in areas involving the collection, analysis, modeling, and presentation of data.

College:
Science and Mathematics

Department:
Mathematics

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville



The TMATE program is an exemplary accelerated teacher certification program in Texas with a mission to encourage, engage, and empower our interns.

College:
Graduate Studies

Department:
Curriculum and Instruction

Certifications:
Teacher Certification

Location:
Fort-Worth



Theatre, B.F.A.

Performing Arts

Our Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre degree program works with students in hands-on training through every aspect of theatre production, from acting and make-up to production and construction. A teacher certification option is available in the program to teach at the secondary level.

College:
Liberal and Fine Arts

Department:
Performing Arts

Certifications:
Teacher Certification

Location:
Stephenville



The Bachelor of Science in Wildlife, Sustainability, and Ecosystem Sciences offers a comprehensive degree focused on managing and conserving our natural resources. Students can pursue one of five concentrations: wildlife science, pre-veterinary medicine, soil science, natural resource ecology and crop science, and sustainability studies.

College:
Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department:
Wildlife and Natural Resources

Certifications:
-

Location:
Stephenville