Texas State offers academic degree programs to meet workforce demand

Sandy Pantlik | January 24, 2019

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As workforce and societal needs continue to evolve, so do the degrees and programs offered by Texas State to prepare graduates for the future.

In the spring 2019, Texas State launched:

Master’s in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, designed for experienced registered nurses (RNs) who want to expand their career opportunities and professional contributions to provide mental health care

In the fall 2019, Texas State will launch: 

Master’s in Marketing Research and Analysis, designed to equip marketing business professionals with strong skills in research and analytics

Master’s in Data Analytics and Information Systems, designed to develop the knowledge and skills to understand information and use it strategically to inform sound business decisions

Also in fall 2019, upon receiving final approval:

Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, to provide graduates a strong foundation in traditional civil engineering topics combined with a unique education in the emerging field of smart infrastructure technologies

Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences, designed to meet the increasing demand for health managers who are key to the delivery of healthcare services and day-to-day operations in a variety of facilities

Undergraduate minor in African American Studies, to provide students a deeper understanding of the African diaspora, as well as the complex history, culture, and contributions of Africans and African Americans to our society. The minor will be centered on history and culture and will add breadth of educational opportunities offered to all students.

Several other programs are in development, including:

Master’s degree in Construction Management

Master’s degree in Quantitative Finance and Economics

Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies

Other possible programs undergoing feasibility studies include:

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology

Ph.D. in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Ph.D. in Communication

For more information, contact University Communications:

Jayme Blaschke, 512-245-2555

Sandy Pantlik, 512-245-2922