Tarleton State University

Introduction

With its main campus in Stephenville, an hour southwest of Fort Worth, Tarleton State University offers the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community.

Tarleton is a vibrant learning community with nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a doctorate in education, within five colleges—agricultural and environmental sciences, business administration, education, liberal and fine arts, and science and technology. Tarleton’s research centers include the renowned Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research and the Southwest Regional Dairy Center. Recent additions to the Stephenville campus include a state of the art Nursing Building, and a new $25 million living and learning residence hall for 500 students is under construction.

Tarleton offers a traditional, residential college experience with a lively campus atmosphere, intercollegiate athletics, dozens of student organizations and cultural attractions. Students benefit from the personal attention, warmth and faculty interaction found at smaller,

Mission:

Tarleton State University provides an academically challenging education where learning is grounded in real-world experiences and effective teaching, research, scholarship, and service. As a member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton is rich in history and tradition while being committed to student success and diversity. Tarleton strives to develop moral and ethical thinkers, scholars and leaders who demonstrate civility and integrity, while contributing meaningfully and responsibly to a global society.

Vision:

Tarleton will be the premier student-focused university in Texas and beyond. We will transform generations by inspiring discovery, leadership and service through exceptional teaching and research in vibrant learning communities.

Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Tradition
  • Civility
  • Excellence
  • Service

CAMPUS LIFE

  • Student / Faculty Ratio 19 to 1
  • Students Come From: 220 Texas counties, 49 states, and 19 foreign countries
  • Student Organizations: 120+
  • Athletics/ Men (Texans): Baseball, Basketball, Track & Field, Cross Country, and Football
  • Women (TexAnns): Softball, Basketball, Volleyball, Track & Field, Cross Country, Tennis, and Golf
  • Recreational Sports- Fall Team Sports: 3 on 3 Basketball, Flag Football, Volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee
  • Spring Team Sports: Basketball, Softball, Volleyball, Sand Volleyball, Dodgeball, Wallyball
  • Individual/Dual Sports: Racquetball, Rock Climbing, Hiking, Disc Golf, Badminton, Tennis, and more.
  • Club Sports Men: Soccer, Lacrosse, Golf, Rugby
  • Women: Volleyball, Soccer
  • Mixed: Martial Arts
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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M.Acc. in Accounting

Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 USA Fort Worth Stephenville + 1 more

arleton State University offers a Master of Accounting (M.Acc.) degree in Accounting that will prepare you with the knowledge and hours required to sit for the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) exam, as well as a strong sense of accounting principles and business applications. [+]

Tarleton State University offers a Master of Accounting (M.Acc.) degree in Accounting that will prepare you with the knowledge and hours required to sit for the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) exam, as well as a strong sense of accounting principles and business applications. You will develop the technical proficiency and leadership traits sought by firms in all industries. We prepare students to make an immediate impact in the public, corporate, governmental, or nonprofit accounting fields. Designed with you in mind. Our accounting programs have been restructured to better prepare students to become Certified Public Accounts (CPAs). Most states, including Texas, require students to complete 150 credit hours (specified by state) before taking the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Exam. That means you will need a bachelor's degree (120 hours) and an additional 30 hours of upper-level credit to fulfill the requirements from the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy to sit for the CPA exam. Accreditations Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Application Process Admission to Tarleton State University – Graduate Studies Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (120 credit hours) Career Opportunities A M.Acc. in Accounting degree is designed for hardworking individuals who want to further their education in accounting, finance, and economics. This degree offers many different career opportunities including: Accountant Actuaries Appraisal and valuation professional or specialist Budget analysts Financial managers Real Experience This degree program offers a variety of hands-on experience by having clubs such as Delta Mu Delta (Honor Society), Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), and the Financial Management Association (FMA). Career Services Career Services offers students a wide variety of professional development opportunities that can translate into careers. A few of these programs include: Career counseling and My Plan Hire A Texan - Online Job Board Mock interviews Resume assistance And much more! [-]

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M.S. in Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 USA Stephenville

The Department of Wildlife, Sustainability, and Ecosystem Sciences offers a Master of Science in Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. You have the option between a master's degree with a thesis track or a non-thesis track. [+]

The Department of Wildlife, Sustainability, and Ecosystem Sciences offers a Master of Science in Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. You have the option between a master's degree with a thesis track or a non-thesis track. The thesis track involves an original research project under the direction of a graduate faculty member and the preparation of a thesis in addition to the prescribed coursework. The non-thesis track may be attractive to certain full-time students and to part-time or commuting students who desire advanced coursework to further qualify for certain types of public or agency employment or to enhance advancement opportunities in their present employment. Designed with you in mind. The experience gained in the thesis track through research methodology and technical writing is invaluable in enhancing and broadening one's employment and advancement opportunities. The non-thesis track will give you a more general degree with coursework flexibility to allow you to design a program emphasizing specialized interests in certain subject matter areas or emphasizing in broader-based advanced studies. Accreditations Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Application Process Admission to Tarleton State University - Graduate Studies Acceptance to respective department Career Opportunities A Master of Science in Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences can lead to careers such as: Researcher Farm manager County extension services Post-secondary teaching Animal scientist Students conducting research Past Thesis Research In the Department of Wildlife, Sustainability & Ecosystem Science, students are researching: Habitat Selection by Black-shouldered Kites in Agroecosystems of Swaziland White-tipped Dove Land-cover Associations, Distribution, and Abundance in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas Investigating Bats in a Landscape Comprised of Reserves and Agricultural Fields in Swaziland, Africa Spatiotemporal Dynamic of Otobius megnini, and Hard Ticks (Ixodidae) at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center Population Ecology and Population Genetics of Dwarf Geckos in Swaziland Crested Guineafowl Demography and Habitat Selection in an Agricultural Matrix, Mbuluzi, Swaziland Career Services Career Services offers students a wide variety of professional development opportunities that can translate into careers. A few of these programs include: Career counseling and My Plan DEI- Delta Epsilon Iota, Career Services Honor Society Hire A Texan - Online Job Board Mock interviews Resume assistance Texan Shadow And many more! [-]

M.S. in Biology

Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 USA Stephenville

The Master of Science in Biology is designed to enhance education in biological sciences in order to prepare you for leadership roles in industrial, educational, and research-oriented careers. [+]

The Master of Science in Biology is designed to enhance education in biological sciences in order to prepare you for leadership roles in industrial, educational, and research-oriented careers. The Department of Biological Sciences offers the Master of Science in Biology degree with three tracks: Thesis Non-thesis Non-thesis Life Science Education Designed with you in mind. Students pursuing a M.S. in Biology with the thesis option will work directly with their advisory committee to design a research project to meet the student's needs. Similarly, degree plans for both thesis and non-thesis students are flexible and can be tailored to meet specific student interests. Accreditations Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Application Process Admission to Tarleton State University – Graduate Studies Undergraduate major in Biology (Those lacking the desired background will be required to complete appropriate leveling work.) Career Opportunities Students with a M.S. in Biology can look at careers such as: Research scientist Environmental scientist Microbiologist And much more! Career Services Career Services offers students a wide variety of professional development opportunities that can translate into careers. A few of these programs include: Resume assistance Job fairs Mock interviews Career counseling And much more! TriBeta Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is a national organization whose purpose is to honor biology students that have achieved high scholastic standards, to stimulate interest, scholarly attainment and investigation in the biological sciences, and to promote the dissemination of information and new interpretations among students of the life sciences. [-]

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