Graduate Program Overview

Welcome to the web site for the Graduate Program in Psychology at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley! Our aim is to provide high quality instruction in order to assist our students to meet their educational and career objectives, as well as to support allied programs on our campus.

Our department offers the following Master's degree programs:

  • Clinical psychology M.A. (non-thesis)
  • Clinical psychology M.A. (thesis)
  • Experimental psychology M.A. (thesis)

All programs also offer a Board Certified Behavior Analyst [BCBA] concentration.

BCBA Certificate Program is also offered by our department for individuals who already hold a Master’s degree in Education or Psychology. It provides coursework and experience needed to sit for the national BCBA exam.

The information on this web site will provide an overview of these programs and answer frequently asked questions. The graduate student handbook details additional program policies.

Application instructions and deadlines are available on the “How to Apply” page. If you have additional questions after reading the information on this web site, call the Department of Psychological Science at (956) 665-3329, and schedule an appointment with the Graduate Program Coordinator.