4 Easy Steps to Enroll

Step 1: Find your degree

Step 1: Find your degree

Before you apply, find the online degree program in which you plan to enroll and review the information. Online enrollment counselors are available if you have any questions. Explore our programs

Step 2: Apply online

Step 2: Apply online

When you’re ready to become a student, fill out an application to UALR, pay the $40 application fee, and submit required materials to the Office of Admissions (undergraduate) or the Graduate School. Apply now

Step 3: Register for courses

Step 3: Register for courses

Once you’ve been accepted to UALR, contact an academic advisor and develop a program plan for your first semester. Our Become a Student page can help you with the registration process. Complete registration

Step 4: Get started

Step 4: Get started

After you’ve registered and set up a payment plan for your courses, you’re ready to get started! Our UALR Online Orientation will help you navigate our online campus and discover the tools you need to finish strong. Learn More

UALR Online Programs

We offer Undergraduate and Graduate Programs online.

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M.A. in professional and technical writing

Graduate Programs

The Master of Arts in professional and technical writing offers a wide variety of courses in workplace and technical communication, nonfiction writing and publishing, and the teaching of writing from elementary school through college. The program welcomes applicants from all disciplinary backgrounds.

Details
$383 per credit hour
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Literacy and culture graduate certificate

Graduate, Certificate Programs

The literacy and culture graduate certificate program is designed for candidates who want to improve their skills as reading teachers as well as secondary content teachers who want to learn more about teaching literacy and diverse cultures.

Details
$383 per credit hour
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B.A. in professional and technical writing

Undergraduate Programs

The Bachelor of Arts in professional and technical writing (PTW) develops written and rhetorical literacy through coursework that provides practical writing, editing, and document design skills for the 21st century.

Details
$280 per credit hour
B.S. in nursing completion (RN to BSN) program

B.S. in nursing completion (RN to BSN)

Undergraduate, Accelerated Online Programs

The Bachelor of Science in nursing (RN to BSN) accelerated online completion program offers registered nurse graduates of either an associate or a diploma program the opportunity to pursue a BSN while continuing employment.

Details
$280 per credit hour
B.S. in health education and promotion degree

B.S. in health education and promotion

Undergraduate Programs

The Bachelor of Science in Health Education and Promotion online degree program prepares students for the specialized field of health sciences in their community and assists the entry-level health educator in taking the National Health Education Credentialing examination.

Details
$280 per credit hour
M.S. in criminal justice degree

M.S. in criminal justice

Graduate, Accelerated Online Programs

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice is an accelerated online degree program that is designed to help people currently working in the field develop the essential knowledge and skills needed to become an effective practitioner or supervisor in the criminal justice system.

Details
$383 per credit hour
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M.A. in mass communication

Graduate Programs

The Master of Arts in mass communication online degree program emphasizes critical thinking about mass media and its journalistic and strategic communication practices, media content and its effects on the public.

Details
$383 per credit hour
M.Ed. in reading degree

M.Ed. in reading

Graduate, Accelerated Online Programs

The Master of Education in reading is an accelerated online degree program that helps novice and veteran teachers become specialized educators in the areas of literacy and culture, reading intervention, or dyslexia therapy.

Details
$383 per credit hour
M.Ed. in learning systems technology  degree

M.Ed. in learning systems technology

Graduate Programs

The Master of Education in Learning Systems Technology online degree program prepares instructional designers and learning scientists to analyze problems and apply solutions for modern learning programs though teaching and administrative roles.

Details
$383 per credit hour
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Online writing instruction graduate certificate

Graduate, Certificate Programs

The online writing instruction graduate certificate program is the only graduate-level certificate in the country that provides writing teachers with training specifically in online instruction.

Details
$383 per credit hour
B.A. in interdisciplinary studies program

B.A. in interdisciplinary studies

Undergraduate Programs

For those students who have a wide range of interests and are considering multiple majors, the Bachelor of Arts in interdisciplinary studies online degree program offers both a solid academic foundation as well as the opportunity to explore more than one discipline.

Details
$280 per credit hour
BBA in management degree

BBA in management (general management)

Undergraduate Programs

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Management online degree program provides students a strong foundation in business essentials and develops conceptual and practical problem-solving skills needed in the modern business environment.

Details
$280 per credit hour
BAS

​B​.A.S. (applied science)

Undergraduate Programs

The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) is an interdisciplinary online program designed to transition students from working in a technical field to completing a specialized degree.

Details
$280 per credit hour
BBA in HR management program

BBA in management (human resource management)

Undergraduate Programs

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management online degree program provides students a strong foundation in business essentials and fosters practical problem-solving skills needed in business environments.

Details
$280 per credit hour
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M.S.W. (social work)

Graduate Programs

The Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) online degree program prepares social workers for advanced practice and leadership roles — to have the skills and knowledge to enhance individual, family, group, organization, and community well-being; to work for social and economic justice; and to meet the human-service needs of Arkansas and the surrounding region.

Details
$383 per credit hour
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Dyslexia therapist graduate certificate

Graduate, Certificate Programs

The dyslexia therapist graduate certificate program is designed to provide teachers the knowledge and skills to work effectively with students experiencing moderate to severe reading difficulties including dyslexia.

Details
$383 per credit hour
B.A. in criminal justice degree

B.A. in criminal justice

Undergraduate, Accelerated Online Programs

The Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice online degree program is designed for students pursuing careers in law enforcement, corrections, and juvenile and adult courts. The criminal justice major will receive instruction in administration, criminal behavior, and a variety of correctional and criminal issues.

Details
$280 per credit hour
​B.A. in speech​ communication program

​B.A. in speech​ communication

Undergraduate, Accelerated Online Programs

The Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication accelerated online degree program equips students with interpersonal and public communication skills that may be applied across a number of professions including business, education, government, and industry.

Details
$280 per credit hour

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