With dozens of accredited degrees, certificates, and minor programs offered 100% online, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers you the flexibility to balance family, work, and school responsibilities on your own schedule.

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M.Ed. in Gifted, Creative, and Talented Education K-12

Teacher Education, Graduate Programs

The Master of Education in gifted, creative, and talented education K-12 online program provides specialized knowledge and competencies needed to meet the challenge of providing an appropriate education for children and adolescents with exceptional abilities.
This 30-hour program is one of the largest of its kind in the United States. It is also accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.

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$383 per credit hour
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Ph.D. in Computer and Information Sciences

Information Science, Graduate Programs

The Computer and Information Sciences Ph.D. program designed to promote strong multidisciplinary collaborations across several computing disciplines whose bodies of knowledge influence and intertwine with each other. Graduates of this 75-hour program are prepared to thrive in diverse computing- and knowledge-based industries as well as in research and education at academic, industry, and federal agencies.

Two emphasis tracks of the program, information quality and information science, are offered online.

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$383 per credit hour

B.S.E. in middle level education

Undergraduate, Teacher Education Programs

The Bachelor of Science in Education in middle level education degree prepares candidates to teach grades 4-8. It not only provides expertise in teaching field content and pedagogy, but also leads to Arkansas licensure in the middle school content areas of math, science, language arts, and/or social studies.

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$280 per credit hour
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BBA in accounting

Undergraduate, Business Programs

The Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting degree provides students a practice-based education that prepares them for careers in public accounting, finance, business and government. The 120-hour, accredited online program fulfills all of the requirements to sit for the Arkansas CPA exam. Candidates who successfully complete the CPA examination must complete 150 semester hours to […]

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$280 per credit hour

BBA in business information systems

Undergraduate, Business Programs

The Bachelor of Business Administration in business information systems prepares students for high-demand, technology-based careers in a rapidly evolving global environment. The 120-hour, fully online degree program couples technical skill development with business competencies to ensure the production of efficient and effective business applications. Business information systems majors develop skills in communication, teaming, and problem […]

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$280 per credit hour

Information quality graduate certificate

Information Science, Graduate, Certificate Programs

The information quality graduate certificate program is a 12-hour program that offers graduate students and working professionals opportunities to enhance IQ career entry and growth through specialized study.
The 12-hour program, which can be completed in two semesters, offers graduate students and working professionals opportunities to enhance IQ career entry and growth through specialized study.

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$383 per credit hour

M.S. in information quality

Information Science, Graduate Programs

The Master of Science in information quality (MSIQ) is a career-oriented program focusing on practice, skills, and theory. The 33-hour program is designed to prepare students for careers in industry and government as well as advanced graduate studies.

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$383 per credit hour

Workplace Spanish undergraduate certificate

Undergraduate, Certificate Programs

The undergraduate certificate in workplace Spanish enables students to develop a practical foundation (intermediate-level proficiency) in Spanish with basic vocabulary and cultural competency critical to serving Arkansas’s growing Spanish-speaking population. The 15-hour, interdisciplinary program is designed for students planning careers in the service professions.

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$280 per credit hour

B.S.E. in elementary education (2+2 online)

Undergraduate, Teacher Education Programs

The Bachelor of Science in Education in elementary education is a two-part program that allows candidates who have earned an Associate of Science in elementary education to obtain licensure as a K-6 teacher. The 60-hour program is in exclusive partnership with the University of Arkansas Community College Batesville (UACCB).

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$280 per credit hour

M.Ed. in rural and urban school leadership

Teacher Education, 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
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M.A. in mass communication

Writing, Graduate, Communications 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. The 33-hour program offers students the option to either write a master’s thesis or create a professional project as their capstone experience.

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$383 per credit hour
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M.S.W. (social work)

Graduate Programs

The Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) is a 60-hour degree program that 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.

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

Writing, Undergraduate, Communications 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. The 120-hour, online degree program has two concentrations: nonfiction and technical writing.

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$280 per credit hour
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Ed.D. in higher education (two-year college leadership)

Teacher Education, Graduate Programs

The Doctorate of Education in higher education (two-year college leadership concentration) will prepare individuals for administrative careers in two-year college institutions. The 63-hour program is 100% online and focuses on issues such as administrative philosophies, challenges, and governance of community colleges.

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

Writing, Graduate, Communications 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. Students may choose to complete a 36-hour degree that culminates in a traditional academic thesis or a 42-hour degree that culminates in an online portfolio.

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$383 per credit hour
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Online writing instruction graduate certificate

Writing, Teacher Education, Graduate, Communications, 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.
The 18-hour program helps current and new online faculty develop online courses that meet the standards of the Conference on College Composition and Communication Position Statement on Principles and Example Effective Practices for Online Writing Instruction.

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$383 per credit hour

Dyslexia therapist graduate certificate

Teacher Education, 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.

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$383 per credit hour

M.Ed. in reading

Teacher Education, 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

Graduate, Criminal Justice, 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 health education and promotion

Undergraduate Programs

The Bachelor of Science in health education and promotion prepares students for the specialized field of health sciences in their community. The 120-hour program also assists the entry-level health educator in taking the National Health Education Credentialing examination.

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$280 per credit hour

B.A. in interdisciplinary studies

Undergraduate, Communications Programs

The Bachelor of Arts in interdisciplinary studies online degree program is designed for students who have a wide range of interests and are considering multiple majors. The 120-hour program offers a solid academic foundation as well as the opportunity to explore aspects of several academic disciplines both within and outside of the College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences in order to craft a single degree that fits each student’s goals.

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$280 per credit hour

BBA in management (management emphasis)

Undergraduate, Business Programs

The Bachelor of Business Administration in management provides students a strong foundation in business essentials and develops critical thinking, specialized conceptual knowledge, and problem-solving skills needed in the modern business environment.
With an emphasis in management, the 120-hour online degree program prepares students for professional leadership positions in small businesses, corporations, and government.

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$280 per credit hour

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

BBA in management (human resource management emphasis)

Undergraduate, Business Programs

The Bachelor of Business Administration in management provides students a strong foundation in business essentials and develops critical thinking, specialized conceptual knowledge, and problem-solving skills needed in the modern business environment.
With an emphasis in human resource management, the 120-hour online degree program focuses on the development of knowledge and applied skills in managing people and solving people-related problems.

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$280 per credit hour

M.Ed. in learning systems technology

Teacher Education, 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. Graduates of this 36-hour program may apply these skills to a variety of careers in public schools, community colleges, higher education institutions, business, industry, government, military, and medical settings or facilities.

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$383 per credit hour

​B.A. in applied communication

Undergraduate, Communications, Accelerated Online Programs

The Bachelor of Arts in applied communication 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 teaches students how to use a positive communication framework to ethically lead by analyzing messages, developing messages, anticipating communication barriers, accomplishing communicative goals, embracing difference, and influencing discourse.

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$280 per credit hour

​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. An Associate of Applied Science or 40 hours of technical military credit is required for admission to this program and is applied toward the 120 credit hours required for the degree.

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$280 per credit hour

B.A. in criminal justice

Undergraduate, Criminal Justice, 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