Counselor Education


Degrees and Certificates Offered

Master of Education


Program Coordinator Contact Information

Dr. Jason Kushner

Phone: 501.683.7443

Email: jdkushner@ualr.edu


Admission Requirements

All candidates for both regular and conditional admission must provide the following.

  • Eligibility for educator licensure in Arkansas or other state
  • Interview with and favorable recommendation from program faculty
  • Completed biographical data form
  • Current resume

Regular Admission (in addition to the above requirements)

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
    or
  • Grade point average of at least 3.0 for the last 60 hours of undergraduate courses
    or
  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0

Conditional Admission 

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of no lower than 2.5, and a Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score of at least 144 on the Verbal Scale, 141 on the Quantitative Scale, and 3.5 on the Analytical Writing Scale.
    or
  • Completion of at least 12 semester hours of graduate coursework in another UALR graduate program or in a graduate program from another regionally accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 and no grade lower than a B.

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