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Welcome 

Welcome to the School of Education Graduate Programs!!!  The graduate faculty is excited about having you aboard.  We will assist, mentor and facilitate your new journey towards earning a graduate degree. Please review our programs and select the one that matches your interest and career goals.  Feel free to share your interest using the Interest Form tool below.  We will respond to you as soon as we can.  Thank you for your interest in attending UAPB and pursuing graduate studies.  


Contact Us

Dr. Adrienne Robinson, Ed.D, CRC Ms. Denika Scott Ms. Mitzy Allen
Graduate Coordinator Administrative Specialist III Learning Plus Lab/Matriculation Coordinator
Graduate Programs Graduate Program School of Education
(870) 575-8242 (870) 575-7974 (870) 575-8110
robinsonam@uapb.edu smithdn@uapb.edu allenm@uapb.edu

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Master of Arts in Teaching 

The MAT program has four options which an individual can work towards obtaining a standard teaching license via the Arkansas Department of Education as follows:  Broad Range is for K-12 in Art, Music and Physical Education;  Elementary Education is for K-6 grade level licensure;  Middle-Level Education is for Grades 4-8 for concentration in Language Arts, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Math; and the Secondary Education option is those individuals interested in teaching at the high school level for the subject areas of English, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Physical/Chemistry Sciences, and Math. 

MAT Elementary Education
MAT Secondary Education

Admission Requirements

UAPB Graduate School Application Information
 School of Education Application
Two Transcripts from all institutions attended
Letter of Interest
Two Reference Letters
Resume
Interview with Admission, Retention & Exit Committee
Minimum 3.00 GPA
No teacher license required
GRE Test Minimum Scores
  • Verbal Reasoning:  151
  • Quantitative Reasoning:  153
  • Analytical Writing:  4
PRAXIS Content Passage
School Employment Letter
Background Check 
State Requirement for Teacher License

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Master of Education in Secondary Education - M.Ed. in Secondary Education

The M.Ed. in Secondary Education is the program for current licensed teachers to earn a graduate degree in their discipline or areas of specialization.  Secondary Education areas of specialization are English, Social Sciences, General Science, and Mathematics. 

MEd General Science Education 

Admission Requirements

UAPB Graduate School Application Information
 School of Education Application
Two Transcripts from all institutions attended
Letter of Interest
Two Reference Letters
Resume
Interview with Admission, Retention & Exit Committee
Minimum 2.75 overall GPA or 3.00 GPA in last 60 hours
Teacher license required
GRE Test Minimum Scores
  • Verbal Reasoning:  151
  • Quantitative Reasoning:  153
  • Analytical Writing:  4
PRAXIS Passage

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Master of Education in Educational Leadership 

The Master of Education in Educational Leadership is a new graduate degree program in the School of Education.  This program will develop new building and administrative leaders for school districts. A sample brochure and curriculum is provided.  

Ed Leadership flier

Admission Requirements

UAPB Graduate Application Information
School of Education Application
Two Transcripts from all institutions attended
Letter of Interest
Three Reference Letters
Resume
Writing Sample
Interview with Admission, Retention & Exit Committee
Minimum 3 years of Teaching Experience
Minimum 3.00 overall GPA 
Teacher license required
GRE Test Minimum Scores
  • Verbal Reasoning:  151
  • Quantitative Reasoning:  153
  • Analytical Writing:  4
PRAXIS Passage
Evidence of TESS Rating

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Master Programs in Physical Education 

The M.Ed. in Physical Education degree program is for current licensed teachers to earn a graduate degree in their discipline.

The M.S. in Physical Education is referred to as “Sports Programming” and does not require a teacher license to earn the degree.  Thus, it is a non-licensure program.  Health and Physical Education graduate course descriptions

Admission Requirements

UAPB Graduate School Application Information
School of Education Application
Two Transcripts from all institutions attended
Letter of Interest
Two Reference Letters
Resume
Interview with Admission, Retention & Exit Committee
Minimum 2.75 overall GPA or 3.00 GPA in last 60 hours
Teacher license required- Option 1
GRE Test Minimum Scores
  • Verbal Reasoning:  151
  • Quantitative Reasoning:  153
  • Analytical Writing:  4

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Master of Education Vocational Rehabilitation - Addiction Counseling

The Master of Education Vocational Rehabilitation emphasis in Addiction Counseling program is a 60-hour program. The Master of Education Vocational Rehabilitation emphasis in Addiction Counseling program will receive emphasis coursework from faculty in this focus area as well as display to students the intersection of disability and addiction in cases throughout both fields. Master of Education Vocational Rehabilitation emphasis in Addiction Counseling will assist students with their graduate degree training individuals who are dedicated to working with people with disabilities from widely diverse cultures, abilities, and backgrounds, as well as assist counselors in effective, complex strategies and methods of practice assisting persons from diverse backgrounds to obtain their maximum functioning.

Admission Requirements

UAPB Graduate School Application Information
Two Transcripts from all institutions attended
Letter of Interest- indicating the applicant’s aspirations and reasons for pursuing the M.Ed. in Vocational Rehabilitation degree at UAPB.
Three Reference Letters
CV or Resume
Interview with Admission, Retention & Exit Committee
Minimum 3.00 GPA
GRE Test

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School of Education interest form

We're excited that you are interested in pursuing a career as an educator. Please fill out the form below to help us learn more about you.
 
 
Please indicate your area(s) of interest below.
 

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