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 I, Academic Skills Assessments.

Conditional Admission:

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution,
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of no lower than 2.75, 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
  • 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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