UA Little Rock offers accelerated online courses for both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. These 8-week courses move twice as fast as regular semester-length courses. Accelerated online programs:
  • Allow you to focus more on each individual course
  • Permit taking fewer courses at one time
  • Maintains normal breaks during fall, winter, and spring
  • Includes a week break between courses
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M.Ed. in rural and urban school leadership

Graduate, Accelerated Online Programs

The Master of Education in rural and urban school leadership program prepares candidates for leading and managing P-12 schools effectively. The 30-hour, accelerated online program can be completed in 12 months and leads to P-12 building level principalship licensure.

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$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. Two of the three degree plans are 36-hour programs that lead to certification (reading specialist and/or dyslexia therapist) in the state of Arkansas. The standard, 30-hour degree plan does not lead to certification.

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$383 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. All required courses for the M.S. in criminal justice are offered in an accelerated, 8-week format. Students can expect to complete the 36-hour program in 3 years (7 semesters).

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$383 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) online completion program offers registered nurse graduates of either an associate or a diploma program the opportunity to pursue a BSN while continuing employment. The 34-hour, accelerated program can be completed in 12 or 18 months.

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

​B.A. in applied communication

Undergraduate, Accelerated Online Programs

The Bachelor of Arts in applied communication degree program equips students with communication skills that may be applied in their personal lives as well as across a number of professions including business, education, government, and industry.
The 120-hour program includes an intercultural competency requirement (6 hours) beyond SPCH 4312 or SPCH 4357. All required courses for the applied communication major are available online in an accelerated 8-week format.

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$280 per credit hour
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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.

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$280 per credit hour