Mental Health
Psychologist

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Salary: $50,582 - $93,314
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Hourly: $30.84 - $39.81
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Outlook: 3 Stars
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Length of Training: 4-8 years
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Length of Training
To be licensed, a doctorate degree (approximately 8 years) is required.

Licensure/Certification

To become a licensed psychologist, an applicant must have a Doctorate degree in psychology (PhD) from an accredited university with training in the area(s) of intended practice and pass a licensing exam. Also, two years of supervised postdoctoral experience and one year of internship are required for a specialty in clinical service.

Educational Programs
University or College City Degree*
Abilene Christian University Abilene B,M
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Angelo State University San Angelo B,M
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Austin College Sherman M
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Baylor University Waco B,M,D
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Concordia University Austin B
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Dallas Baptist University Dallas B,M
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East Texas Baptist University Marshall B,M
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Hardin-Simmons University Abilene B,M
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Houston Baptist University Houston B,M
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Howard Payne University Brownwood B
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Huston-Tillotson University Austin B
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Lamar University Beaumont B
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LeTourneau University Longview M
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Lubbock Christian University Lubbock B
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McMurry University Abilene B
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Midwestern State University Wichita Falls B,M
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Our Lady of the Lake University of San Antonio San Antonio B,M
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Prairie View A&M University Prairie View B,M,D
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Rice University Houston B,M
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Sam Houston State University Huntsville B,M
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Schreiner University Kerrville B
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Southern Methodist University Dallas B,M
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Southwestern Adventist University Keene B
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Southwestern Assemblies of God University Waxahachie B
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Southwestern University Georgetown B,M
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St. Edward's University Austin B,M
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St. Mary's University of San Antonio San Antonio B,M
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Stephen F. Austin State University Nacogdoches B,M,D
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Sul Ross State University Alpine B,M
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Tarleton State University Stephenville B,M
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Texas A&M International University Laredo B,M
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Texas A&M University College Station B,M,D
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Texas A&M University - Central Texas Killeen B
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Texas A&M University-Commerce Commerce B,M
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Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi B,M
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Texas A&M University-Kingsville Kingsville B,M
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Texas A&M University-San Antonio San Antonio B
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Texas A&M University-Texarkana Texarkana B,M
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Texas Christian University Fort Worth B,M,D
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Texas Lutheran University Seguin B
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Texas Southern University Houston B,M
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Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos B,M
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Texas Tech University Lubbock B,M,D
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Texas Wesleyan University Fort Worth B
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Texas Woman's University Denton B,M,D
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The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington B,M,D
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The University of Texas at Austin Austin B,M,D
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The University of Texas at Brownsville Brownsville B,M
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The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson B,M,D
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The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso B,M,D
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The University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio B,M,D
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The University of Texas at Tyler Tyler B,M,D
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The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Odessa B,M
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The University of Texas Pan American Edinburg B,M
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Trinity University San Antonio B,M
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University of Dallas Irving B,M
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University of Houston Houston B,M
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University of Houston-Clear Lake Houston B,M
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University of Houston-Downtown Houston B
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University of Houston-Victoria Victoria B
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University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Belton B,M
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University of North Texas Denton B,M
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University of St. Thomas Houston B
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University of the Incarnate Word San Antonio B
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Wayland Baptist University Plainview B
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West Texas A&M University Canyon B,M
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*D- Doctorate  M-Masters  B-Bachelor  A-Associates  C-Certificate