The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is available with concentrations in Health
Care Management and Management. The program is designed to meet the needs of practicing
executives in for-profit and nonprofit settings and focuses on sharpening skills in
decision-making and problem-solving behavior for professional administrators. The
program is offered completely online
The Master of Arts degree in Counseling offers specializations in School Counseling,
Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling to allow
students to tailor their learning goals to their career goals. These programs are
offered fully online to provide working professionals with the opportunity to further
their career while maintaining their current employment.
The Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice provides students with knowledge
and skills needed for a variety of careers in criminal justice and related fields,
both private and public. The program includes the opportunity for students to work
in the community through service-learning experiences and requires each student to
work with a community agency or organization.
The online Master of Science degree in Information Systems and Security prepares students
for multiple industry certifications and IT professional technical management roles
requiring advanced credentials. The program has an applied focus, emphasizing learning
concepts and skills that students can put to use right away in their current job.
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Leadership Studies is an interdisciplinary program
designed for those who have advanced to more complex leadership positions. Emphasizing
the study of research methodology, ethics, teamwork, communication and strategy, the
program helps students develop into sophisticated leaders ready to assume executive-level
responsibility and strategic visioning roles.
The Bachelor of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies and Research allows students to
design a custom plan of study that brings together coursework from the social and
behavioral sciences. Students choose courses from psychology, sociology, criminology
and criminal justice, and anthropology, to create a degree that teaches students the
knowledge and skills needed to pursue career options in various industries.
The Master of Science degree in Nonprofit Management is for individuals with an interest
in learning more about the nonprofit industry. The program is designed to meet the
needs of practicing executives in nonprofit settings and for students who seek to
learn more about managing and leading a nonprofit entity with business acumen. The
program is offered completely online.
The Master of Science degree in Organizational Leadership enhances the leadership
skills of dedicated professionals in a wide range of fields, including education,
public service business and health care administration. The interdisciplinary degree
combines theory and application to teach students how to immediately increase their
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology prepares students to apply psychological
theory and science in a broad range of settings and to pursue graduate studies. Students
complete core courses that represent the field of psychology and have the option of
selecting either a flexible degree plan that allows for more elective courses in psychology
or a concentration in pre-counseling.
The Master of Science degree in Psychology with a concentration in Marriage and Family
Therapy (MFT) prepares practitioners to assist with mental health concerns in family
and social contexts using relational strengths-based approaches to psychotherapy.
The MFT program is designed to meet the academic requirements for licensure as a Marriage
and Family Therapist (LMFT) in Texas, and also meets the academic requirements for
licensure as a Professional Counselor (LPC) in Texas.
The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) is designed to prepare students for general practice
as a social worker and for acceptance in to graduate school. Graduates of the program
are eligible for licensure by examination by the State of Texas and for full membership
in the National Association of Social Workers. A minor in Social Welfare and Social
Justice is also available. The BSW is offered face-to-face and onlines.
The Master of Social Work (MSW) degree program will prepare students to change the
lives of children and families in need while building the foundation for their own
career in social service leadership and advanced direct practice. A foundation program
is available for students whose bachelor's degree is in something other than social work and an advanced
standing program is available for students who hold a BSW from a CSWE-accredited institution.
The MSW is offered face-to-face and online.
The PhD in Social Work degree places an emphasis on advanced social work practice
and focuses on preparing practitioner-scholars who bridge the gap between academic
researchers and practitioners. The program is an academically rigorous program designed
for professionals to earn their PhD in as little as three years full time. The online
program requires a one-week summer residency each summer of study.