Welcome and thank you for your interest in the Texas A&M University-Texarkana Counseling programs. The programs are designed to build and enhance the skill set needed to effectively provide professional counseling services in today's clinical world.  Texas A&M University-Texarkana offers two distinct counseling programs: Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) and School Counseling (SC).

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is nationally accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The School Counseling program is approved by the Texas Education Association (TEA).

Student interaction, real life clinical examples and rich discussion form the learning dynamic, while students are also provided an engaging and effective environment to stimulate critical thinking, writing skills and interpersonal communications.

Thanks for considering Texas A&M University-Texarkana. To learn more about the Graduate Programs at Texas A&M University-Texarkana, please visit the Graduate Studies website.

Mission Statement

The Texas A&M University-Texarkana Counseling Program, through high quality instruction and educational opportunities develops talented counselors, life-long learners and leaders in our field. Graduates of our program serve the mental health and educational needs of the diverse residents of Texas, boarder states, throughout the country, and around the world. Graduates are expected to serve as actively engaged agents of change in providing care for diverse populations. Through ethical practice and professional conduct, our graduates are expected to advocate for the field, serve their clients and meet the needs of an ever-changing world.