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Online M.S. In Agricultural Education

Tarleton State University is offering the Master of Science Degree in Agricultural Education. This is a 36-hour program that provides the student with the flexibility to take courses in one or more disciplines that best fit the needs of the agricultural professional. Students must choose 18 hours of the program from Agricultural Education courses. The remaining 18 hours can come from numerous other disciplines in and outside of agriculture. The major objective of program is to increase the professional competence of teachers of agriculture, extension agents, and others pursuing professional agricultural careers.

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(254) 968-9200 or Email Dr. David Drueckhammer


Online MBA
Tarleton State University is offering the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program online. The program requires completion of at least 36 hours of graduate-level course work. The MBA program enhances the student's general business training and prepares him/her for executive-level positions, as well as enhancing decision making and leadership skills. Tarleton's College of Business Administration and the MBA program are accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs.

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(254) 968-9331 or 1-800-687-6221 or Email MBA Office


Online M.S. in Human Resource Management

The Master of Science Degree in Human Resource Management is a 36-hour program that provides the student 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. Students gain knowledge and skills that are applicable in business and not for profit entities including state and local governments and military organizations.

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Office Phone: (254) 968-9053 or Dr. David Deviney


Online M.S. in Information Systems

Tarleton State University's online Master of Science degree in Computer Information Systems is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and offers an affordable and convenient alternative to conventional programs. The program is designed to meet the needs of practicing professionals in the technology field and those who have limited or dated prior experiences. Students have easy access to the online curriculum at anytime from anywhere. The 36-hour program may be completed in 2 years or less.

For more information contact:
800-OUR-CIS1 or 254-968-9047 or EmailCIS Department

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Online M.S. in Management and Leadership

Tarleton State University's online Master of Science degree in Management and Leadership is designed for students who have management experience in public or private organizations and who wish to sharpen their management skills. The program focuses on management and leadership skills that can be applied in any organizational setting, regardless of the functional area in which the leader works. Students gain knowledge and skills that are applicable in business, the military, government organizations, and private not-for-profit organizations.

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Office Phone: (254) 968-9053 or Dr. David Deviney

Online M.C.J in Criminal Justice

The Department of Social Work, Sociology, and Criminal Justice provides the structure for the Master of Criminal Justice, which emphasizes the personal bond between students and their mentoring graduate faculty. Individualized instruction, as well as orientation and advisement, provides an educational experience geared to student need, and allows students to develop a degree program that will prepare them professionally, while challenging them academically. The Criminal Justice graduate faculty emphasizes and exemplifies the threefold scholarly standard of quality classroom teaching, research, and extensive in service to the community via study and grants. During the last several years, the Criminal Justice faculty has received grants, attended the national meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, published articles, and updated web materials and multi-media usage. Our faculty members share considerable background experiences that allow them application of information to real-world situations. Their experiences will help students seek meaningful research activities and expression,while also serving the communities, which surround our program.

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Office Phone: (254) 968-9642 or Dr. Jim Vardalis

Online M.S. in Educational Psychology - Experimental Psychology

The Master of Educational Psychology - Experimental Psychology option program is the first fully online degree program to be offered through the Department of Psychology and Counseling and Tarleton State University and it is the only online Master's degree program at Tarleton that requires the successful completion of a thesis. The Experimental Psychology degree program meets the educational needs of students who wish to obtain a Master's degree in Psychology and develop a broad-based knowledge of Psychology. Students in this program will complete coursework in statistics, research methods, social psychology, learning, human development, physiological psychology, the history of psychology, evolutionary psychology, and psychometrics. An important part of the rigor of this program is the inclusion of the thesis requirement. All graduates of the program must complete a committee-approved research project for their thesis. This project will allow the learners to demonstrate their knowledge of the field and to apply that knowledge to a research project that addresses a specific question related to psychological theory. The Experimental Psychology degree program is not intended for students who wish to become counseling or clinical psychologists or who wish to seek licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor.

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Office Phone: (254) 968-9945 or Dr. Bob Newby