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Career and Technical Education

Career and Technical Education has bachelor's and master's degrees with concentrations in Business Education, Technical Education, and Family and Consumer Sciences.

Childhood and Elementary Education

Childhood and Elementary Education offers bachelor's and master's degrees for teaching kindergarten through sixth grade (K-6).

Curriculum and Instruction

Curriculum and Instruction supports a master's degree, a largely online master's-level Educational Specialist degree and a doctor of philosophy.

Educational Leadership

Educational Leadership focuses on administrative skills with graduate certificates, and master's and educational specialist degrees — all online programs — and doctor of education.

Educational Studies

Educational Studies comprises an interdisciplinary bachelor of science curriculum for students interested in the field broadly rather than the classroom specifically.

Educational Technology

Educational Technology is a leading-edge online, non-thesis master's program that includes studies in instructional design, distance education, and training and development.

Secondary Education

Secondary Education offers both bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as a minor, that focus on teaching at the middle and high school level.

Special Education

Special Education has degrees at the bachelor's and master's level and also offers preparation for graduate certificates and endorsements.

English as a Second Language

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages consists of degree work leading toward a master of education.


Other Academic CIED Programs within the University

Arkansas Academy for Educational Equity — offers a fully subsidized Master of Education in Educational Equity to qualified early-career teachers working in hard‐to‐staff, high‐poverty schools across Arkansas. Students in Cohort 5 will to graduate in May 2024.

Autism Support Program — provides intensive assistance for students with high-functioning autism, Asperger's syndrome, PDD-NOS (pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified) and non-verbal learning disability to be successful at the U of A.

EMPOWER — Educate, Motivate, Prepare, Opportunity, Workplace readiness, Employment, Responsibility — is a four-year, non-degree college experience program for students with cognitive disabilities with the goal of producing self-sufficient young adults.

IMPACT Arkansas Fellowship — is a 15-month fully subsidized program for a Master of Education in Educational Leadership, which prepares qualified future administrators of low-income schools throughout Arkansas.

STEM Education — advances the understanding and communication of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in careers such as elementary and secondary education and related fields. The program offers a graduate certificate in elementary STEM instruction and an undergraduate minor and certificate in secondary STEM instruction.

Teaming for Transition — is a master's degree program for education professonals to learn skills to assist young adults with disabilities transition from school to adult life.

Professional Development and Children's Programs

Community Outreach and Service Units