Rural and Urban School Leadership


Degrees and Certificates Offered

Master 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 teaching license (Arkansas or other state)
  • Completed 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.)

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 the following requirements:

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of no lower than 2.7. (on a 4.0 scale).

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

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