Educational Administration and Supervision


Degrees and Certificates Offered

Master of Education, Education Specialist, and Doctor of Education


Program Coordinator Contact Information

Dr. Ibrahim Duyar

Phone: 501.569.3550

Email: ixduyar@ualr.edu


Admission Requirements


M.Ed.

All applicants must have:

  • A valid teacher license (Arkansas or other state)
  • Favorable recommendations from faculty in the program
  • Completed Online College of Education Biographical Data Form
  • At least two years professional experience in K-12 settings. (Please note: Four years of experience is required to be eligible for administrative licensure. Candidates may accrue this experience while in the program.)
  • Two letters of reference/recommendation addressing potential leadership ability and potential for success in a graduate program

Regular Admission (additional requirements):

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75. (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 GPA of at least 3.0.

Conditional Admission:

In order to be eligible for conditional admission, an applicant must meet two out of the four following requirements:

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of no lower than 2.75. (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score of at least 144 on the Verbal Scale.
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score of at least 141 on the Quantitative Scale.
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score of at least a 3.0 on the Analytical Writing section.

Once admitted on this basis, the student must take the following courses as an indicator of his/her scholarly work during the first 12 hours and maintain a 3.5 average GPA:

  • EDAS 7300 Foundations of Educational Administration
  • EDAS 7304 Supervision of Learning Services
  • EDAS 7305 The Principalship
  • EDFN 7303 Introduction to Research

Ed.S.

  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • A grade point average (GPA) no lower than 3.0
  • Completed Online College of Education Biographical Data Form
  • Two letters of recommendation on addressing potential leadership ability and success in a graduate program
  • Valid teaching certificate
  • Students must have at least four years’ experience in the content area by the completion of their programs

Conditional Admission:

In order to be eligible for conditional admission, an applicant must meet two out of the four following requirements:

  • Master ’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score of at least 144 on the Verbal Scale.
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score of at least 141 on the Quantitative Scale.
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score of at least a 3.5 on the Analytical Writing section.

Once admitted on this basis, the student must take the following courses as an indicator of his/her scholarly work during the first 12 hours and maintain a 3.5 average GPA:

  • EDAS 8305 School Personnel Administration
  • EDAS 8312 School Business Management and Facilities Planning
  • EDFN 7304 Basic Statistics
  • EDFN 8305 Intermediate Statistics

Ed.D.

  • Master’s or specialist degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • GRE with at least 141 on the Verbal, 150 on the Quantitative, and 4.5 on the Analytical Writing sections
  • A valid teacher license (Arkansas or other state)
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation attesting to qualifications of the applicant for this advanced graduate study
  • A professional statement outlining goals and reasons for pursuing graduate study in administration and supervision
  • A guided interview with and approval of the EDAS Program Admissions Committee
  • A writing sample

Conditional Admission:

In order to be eligible for conditional admission, an applicant must meet three out of the four following requirements:

  • Master’s or specialist’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score of at least 146 on the Verbal Scale
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score of at least 141 on the Quantitative Scale
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score of at least a 3.5 on the Analytical Writing section

Once admitted on this basis, the student must take the following courses as an indicator of his/her scholarly work during the first 12 hours and maintain a 4.0 average GPA:

  • EDAS 8303 Advanced Seminar in School Law and Ethics
  • EDAS 8307 Sociocultural Foundations of Educational Policy
  • EDFN 8306 Advanced Research Methods and Techniques
  • EDFN 8308 Advanced Statistics

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