Middle Childhood Education


Degrees and Certificates Offered

Master of Education


Program Coordinator Contact Information

Dr. Betty Wood

Phone: 501.569.3224

Email: bkwood@ualr.edu


Admission Requirements

Regular Admission:

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative grade point average 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
  • In addition to the required GPA, applicants must have passing scores on Praxis CORE for Educator Tests.

Conditional Admission:

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution,
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of no lower than 2.5, and
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score of at least 144 on the Verbal Scale, 141 on the Quantitative Scale, and 4.5 on the Analytical Writing Scale

or

  • Completion of at least 12 semester hours of graduate course work in another UALR graduate program or 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

Additional Requirements:

  • Upon review of applicant’s transcript, additional content (mathematics, science, language arts, social studies) hours may be required. You must meet with your advisor about this after an audit of your transcript(s).
  • At least 15 hours in the area of concentration (6 of which must be at the 3000 or above level)
  • 12 hours in the three areas not chosen as a concentration
  • A satisfactory interview completed with Middle Childhood faculty

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