Special Education


Degrees and Certificates Offered

Master of Education


Program Coordinator Contact Information

Dr. Jennifer Hune

Phone: 501.569.8710

Email: jbhune@ualr.edu


Admission Requirements

All applicants must have:

  • A valid standard teacher license (Arkansas or other state); contact advisor for exceptions.
  • Favorable recommendations from faculty 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.

Alternative Admission:

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution; a cumulative undergraduate GPA of no lower than 2.75; and a 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
  • Alternatively, a candidate may complete 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.

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