Angelo State University’s online Master of Science in applied psychology degree program has been ranked the No. 1 Best Buy in the nation of “The 27 Best Affordable Online Master’s in Psychology” for 2017 by the education resource guide.


Criteria for the ranking consisted entirely of each program’s total cost of tuition and fees for full-time online graduate students. Seventy online psychology master’s degree programs at 40 regionally accredited colleges and universities were compared to formulate the Best Buy rankings. 

“Students are facing rising tuition costs,” said Tony Huffman, president of “Our research and analysis provides degree-specific information across all institutions offering online master’s in psychology degrees so students can Get Educated before they enroll.” 

Angelo State’s M.S. in applied psychology program requires 36 credit hours and can be completed totally online or in a hybrid online/classroom format. An undergraduate degree in psychology is not required for admission to the program.

The ASU program was one of three at Texas schools to make the rankings list, along with LeTourneau University (No. 15) and the University of Houston-Victoria (19). The complete list is available at

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