College of Juvenile Justice & Psychology

Graduate Degrees Offered
MS Juvenile Justice
MSJFP Juvenile Forensic Psychology
PhD Juvenile Justice
PhD Clinical Adolescent Psychology

Clinical Adolescent Psychology Program

The deadline for Fall 2014 applications is February 1, 2014 for the Clinical Adolescent Psychology Program.  Please read all information carefully before applying to the program.  More specifically, each applicant must complete the Prairie View A&M Graduate School Application (i.e., Apply Yourself - and the Clinical Adolescent Psychology Application.  Please refer to each of the links below to access and review the application materials.  If you have any questions about this process or need further assistance, please contact

Website THECB 18 Doctoral Characteristic Founded as the first of its kind in the U.S., the College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology and the Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center, offer specialized training and research opportunities to individuals seeking to become leading academicians and practitioners in the areas of juvenile justice and psychology. The College and Center are housed in a 68,000 square foot, state-of-the-art building, complete with offices for faculty, staff and graduate students. The structure also includes classrooms, seminar rooms, research laboratories, training rooms, a psychology clinic, a mock courtroom and a lecture auditorium. The first three doctoral degrees in the history of Prairie View A&M University were awarded in juvenile justice. Faculty and professional staff represent numerous academic disciplines, while educating students within a diverse curricula. Highly competitive assistantships are available to eligible full-time students. In January 2006, the College’s first refereed journal, Knowledge and Best Practices in Juvenile Justice & Psychology, was published.


The College is committed to excellence in education, training, prevention, research and service. By offering a diverse curriculum in its graduate and undergraduate courses, the College educates empiricists, educators and practitioners in juvenile justice and psychology. The College is committed to producing graduates with superior oral and written communication skills. Instructional techniques include a variety of technological and research tools. Our pedagogy emphasizes both content and style in individual and group settings. Professors are encouraged to use their individual creative styles in pursuit of academic excellence.

Contact Information

Prairie View A&M University P.O. Box 519; MS 2600, Prairie View, Texas 77446 Office of the Dean (936) 261-5200 Toll Free (866) 819-2855 Shelia Robinson Graduate Student Recruiter (936) 261-5207

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