Counseling and Psychology

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Welcome to the Department of Counseling and Psychology at Texas A&M University-Central Texas. Learn about the degree programs we offer, and get to know advisors, faculty and staff who can help you navigate the degree process.

Undergraduate Degrees

The Department of Counseling and Psychology offers two undergraduate degrees, the Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science in Psychology. 

Graduate Degrees

Graduate students may pursue a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling to prepare to become Licensed Professional Counselors. We also offer a Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy to prepare students to become Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. In addition the department offers a Master of Science in Applied Psychology with emphases in Experimental Psychology, Institutional Research, Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Educational Psychology.

Graduate Specialist Programs

We also offer a Specialist Degree in School Psychology which prepares students to become Licensed Specialists in School Psychology.

Student Clubs

Students can get engaged on campus and online by joining our student organizations.

Psychology Club

The TAMUCT Psychology Club is a student-run organization that allows all students to build leadership and communication skills while expanding their understanding of psychology. Students shall gain these skills through officer positions, organizational events, community service, and specialized lectures from visiting professionals.

TAMUCT Psychology Club

Psi Chi

Psi Chi is an International Honor Society in Psychology. The mission of the Society is recognizing and promoting excellence in the science and application of psychology.

TAMUCT Psi Chi Club

Student Success Stories

Students in the Counseling and Psychology Department are actively engaged in their local communities and in the discipline. Check out our stories!


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Advisors, Faculty and Staff

Department of Counseling and Psychology Advisors

Graduate Program Coordinators

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling

    Dr. Samantha Airhart-Larraga

  • Applied Psychology – Experimental Psychology Emphasis

    Dr. Andria Schwegler

  • Marriage and Family Therapy

    Dr. Hao-Min Chen

    • Associate Professor
    • Graduate Coordinator, Marriage and Family Therapy
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    Dr. Felicia Holloway

    • Assistant Professor
    • Practicum Coordinator, Marriage and Family Therapy
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  • School Counseling

    Dr. Levi McClendon

  • School Psychology

    Dr. Coady Lapierre

    • Professor
    • Program Coordinator, School Psychology and Clinical Mental Health Counseling
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