Programs

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.

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Childhood and Elementary Education

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

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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.

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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.

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Educational Studies

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

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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.

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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.

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Special Education

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

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English as a Second Language

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

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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.

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.

Project SOAR — comprises a grant that provides scholarship tuition assistance for coursework to approved recipients in English as a Second Language (ESL) or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) academic programs. Details on ESL improvement grants

Project REACHRetooling Educators and Paraprofessionals to ACHieve Teacher Credentialing — comprises a grant that funds qualified K-5 teachers to become ESL endorsed and have an opportunity to earn a TESOL graduate certificate through a hybrid, online program. Details on ESL improvement grants

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.