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 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 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.
A Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Management prepares
students for the important task of getting work accomplished through collaborative
efforts with others in an organization. Students with a degree in management may expect
to coordinate service and manufacturing operations, manage product/service development
in a project environment, or even manage their own business.
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 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 concentration 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 Arts degree in Sociology is an innovative program with emphasis on
population health and quantitative demographic information-studying people and the
community around them. The degree provides fundamental knowledge and problem-solving
skills for those who wish to learn the practice of sociology.
The Master of Arts degree in Sociology of Health, Illness and Medicine is a unique
program that prepares graduates for careers in multiple areas of health and medicine,
including public health, clinical practice, community and metro health, health care
policy, administration and management, as well as making them competitive applicants
for continuing medical education and career promotion. The program is offered completely
The online Master of Social Work (MSW) degree will prepare students to change the
lives of children and families in need while building the foundation for their own
career. A foundation program is available for students whose bachelor's degree is
in something other than social work. An advanced standing program is available for
students who hold a BSW from and CSWE-accredited institution.
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.