Department of Counseling, Adult and Rehabilitation Education (CARE)
College of Education (COE)
University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR)
The Department of Counseling, Adult and Rehabilitation Education provides a quality education to a heterogeneous student body at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The goal is to prepare students with the special knowledge and skills for professional work in education and human service fields, and to enhance students’ abilities to be successful in their chosen fields of study.
CARE offers four graduate degrees and two undergraduate degrees.
The graduate degrees are:
- Master of Education in Counselor Education [web-enhanced, some courses online]
- Master of Education in Adult Education [web-enhanced]
- Master of Arts in Counseling: Rehabilitation Counseling [an online degree]
- Master of Arts in Rehabilitation for the Blind, which has two program emphasis areas:
The undergraduate degrees are:
- Bachelor of Arts in Interpretation: ASL/English
- Associate of Science in American Sign Language Studies
CARE offers two academic minors and ASL for the Foreign Language requirement:
- Sign Language Studies for students who are not majors in the Interpreter Education Program
- Educational Interpreting for students who are majors in the Interpreter Education Program
- Nine credit hours of American Sign Language or demonstration of the equivalent proficiency will meet the second language requirement at UALR.
For more information, please contact CARE at:
Dr. William Jacobson, Department Chair
Phone: (501) 569-3169
Fax: (501) 569-8129