Texas Psychology Schools and Programs

Some people (mostly Texan's) would lead you to believe that everything is bigger and better in Texas, and while that's not entirely true there are a few areas where Texas really shines. For starters, Texas has one of the strongest economies and job markets in the United States. During the most recent U.S. recession, Texas's economy not only continued to grow but did so at a surprising rate. This, while the economies of most other states were in the toilet. Not only did Texas's economy grow but the state was responsible for nearly half all job creation nationwide during the same period. Texas's strong economy and job market is due to the state's conservative pro-business, low regulation, and low tax policies.

With a population of over 30 million, Texas is one of the largest, most populous states in the nation as well. It is home to several of the largest cities in the U.S. including Houston, San Antonio and Dallas. Many out-of-state professionals fly in to these cities on a regular basis to take advantage of tremendous career and job opportunity. The job Texas markets with the most opportunities include Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, San Antonio, El Paso and Austin–the state's capital.

One of the most vibrant job sectors in Texas is health care. With a population of over 30 million there is always strong demand for medical and health care products and services throughout the state. Job opportunities are also good for psychologists who can expect to earn anywhere from $65,000 a year on the low end to $85,000 a year on the high end. Psychologists in highest demand are clinical, counseling and school psychologists. However, pay for these professionals falls at the lower end of the spectrum. If you want to maximize your earning potential as a psychologist, you might consider launching a career in industrial-organization (I-O) psychology. Professionals in this industry can earn on the upwards of $100,000 or more a year.

One of the benefits of working and living in Texas is that the cost of living is relatively low when compared with many other locations in the country. You may only earn $65,000 a year as a clinical psychologist living in Waco, Texas, compared to $95,000 year practicing in New York City, BUT a house in Waco only costs $150,000, whereas the same house in New York City, San Francisco or Seattle will cost you about $450,000, if not more.

In order to practice psychology in Texas you'll need to pass a state administered licensure exam and obtain a doctorate degree in psychology from an accredited school. Texas is home to over 90 schools and colleges that offer accredited pscyhology programs. In fact, Texas offers one of the largest selections of psychology schools of any state in the nation. Whether you're just getting started and need to earn your bachelor's degree, or you're looking for a doctorate program, you'll be able to find what you're looking for in Texas. Below we've compiled a comprehensive directory of the schools, colleges and universities in Texas the offer psychology programs. To get started simply select a school and click on the link that follows.

Abilene Christian University – Abilene, TX
Alvin Community College – Alvin, TX
Amarillo College – Amarillo, TX
Amberton University – Garland, TX
Angelina College – Lufkin, TX
Angelo State University – San Angelo, TX
Argosy University – Dallas, TX / Farmers Branch, TX
Austin College – Sherman, TX
Austin Community College District – Austin, TX
Baylor University – Waco, TX
Blinn College – Brenham, TX
Cisco College – Cisco, TX
Clarendon College – Clarendon, TX
Dallas Baptist University – Dallas, TX
Dallas Christian College – Dallas, TX
Del Mar College – Corpus Christi, TX
East Texas Baptist University – Marshall, TX
El Paso Community College – El Paso, TX
Frank Phillips College – Borger, TX
Grayson County College – Denison, TX
Hardin-Simmons University – Abilene, TX
Houston Baptist University – Houston, TX
Houston Graduate School of Theology – Houston, TX
Howard Payne University – Brownwood, TX
Huston-Tillotson University – Austin, TX
Kilgore College – Kilgore, TX
Lamar University – Beaumont, TX
LeTourneau University – Longview, TX
Lubbock Christian University – Lubbock, TX
McMurry University – Abilene, TX
Midland College – Midland, TX
Midwestern State University – Wichita Falls, TX
Navarro College – Corsicana, TX
Northwest Vista College – San Antonio, TX
Odessa College – Odessa, TX
Our Lady of the Lake University – San Antonio, TX
Palo Alto College – San Antonio, TX
Paris Junior College – Paris, TX
Prairie View A&M University – Prairie View, TX
Rice University – Houston, TX
Sam Houston State University – Huntsville, TX
San Antonio College – San Antonio, TX
San Jacinto College – Pasadena, TX
Schreiner University – Kerrville, TX
South Plains College – Levelland, TX
Southern Methodist University – Dallas, TX
Southwestern Adventist University – Keene, TX
Southwestern Assemblies of God University – Waxahachie, TX
Southwestern University – Georgetown, TX
St Edward's University – Austin, TX
St Philips College – San Antonio, TX
St. Mary's University – San Antonio, TX
Stephen F. Austin State University – Nacogdoches, TX
Sul Ross State University – Alpine, TX
Tarleton State University – Stephenville, TX
Temple College – Temple, TX
Texas A & M International University – Laredo, TX
Texas A & M University – College Station, TX
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi – Corpus Christi, TX
Texas A & M University-Kingsville – Kingsville, TX
Texas A & M University-Texarkana – Texarkana, TX
Texas A&M University Commerce – Commerce, TX
Texas Christian University – Fort Worth, TX
Texas Lutheran University – Seguin, TX
Texas Southern University – Houston, TX
Texas State University-San Marcos – San Marcos, TX
Texas Tech University – Lubbock, TX
Texas Wesleyan University – Fort Worth, TX
Texas Woman's University – Denton, TX
The University of Texas at Arlington – Arlington, TX
The University of Texas at Austin – Austin, TX
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College – Brownsville, TX
The University of Texas at Dallas – Richardson, TX
The University of Texas at El Paso – El Paso, TX
The University of Texas at San Antonio – San Antonio, TX
The University of Texas at Tyler – Tyler, TX
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin – Odessa, TX
The University of Texas-Pan American – Edinburg, TX
Trinity University – San Antonio, TX
University of Dallas – Irving, TX
University of Houston – Houston, TX
University of Houston-Clear Lake – Houston, TX
University of Houston-Downtown – Houston, TX
University of Houston-Victoria – Victoria, TX
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor – Belton, TX
University of North Texas – Denton, TX
University of Phoenix – Dallas, TX / Houston, TX / San Antonio, TX
University of St. Thomas-Houston, TX – Houston, TX
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center – Dallas, TX
University of the Incarnate Word – San Antonio, TX
Wayland Baptist University – Plainview, TX
West Texas A & M University – Canyon, TX
Wharton County Junior College – Wharton, TX

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