Accounting, MAcc

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.

Agricultural and Consumer Resources, M.S.

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.

Agricultural Economics, M.S.

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. 

Applied Psychology, M.S.

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.

Athletic Training, M.S.A.T.

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.

Biology, M.S.

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.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.S.

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.

Criminal Justice, M.C.J.

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.

Criminal Justice, Ph.D.

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.

Curriculum and Instruction, M.Ed.

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.

Educational Leadership, Ed.D.

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.

English, M.A.

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.