The School of Education has as a primary mission to prepare P-12 classroom teachers and higher education leaders within Arkansas as well as the region. The mission of the School of Education is to make scholarly and professional contributions to the communities in central Arkansas as well as the academic community more broadly. We commit our combined resources and expertise to promote best practices in the broad range of educational contexts we represent as well as to the discovery and communication of knowledge in the field of education. We are dedicated to promoting and supporting learning communities that are diverse and equitable and that approach problem solving with both innovation and collaboration.
CHOOSE YOUR PATHWAY
Are You Looking To Get Your First Degree?Are you a recent high school graduate or coming back to school to complete a degree for the first time? Then one of these areas may be right for you.
Are You Looking To Obtain Additional Certification?
Do you already have a bachelor’s degree in education or another area, but you’re looking for additional certification to advance your career? Then check out one of the graduate-level certificates offered below.
Are You Looking To Earn A Graduate-Level Degree?
Do you already have a bachelor’s degree in education or another area, but you’re looking to earn a master’s, specialist, or doctoral level degree to expand your career opportunities? Then check out one of the graduate-level degrees offered below.
A MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR
Bruce Smith, Ph.D.
Interim Director, School of Education
It is my pleasure to welcome you to the UA Little Rock School of Education! Our faculty and staff are dedicated to excellence in teaching and conducting research and providing innovative programs that give Arkansas students the training and knowledge to enhance K-12 education, higher education, and leadership in Arkansas and the region.
We are preparing our graduates to teach and to become leaders with innovating instructional methods with the commitment of raising the levels of student achievement within urban and rural school districts. We are also preparing students to become effective school administrators with the skills that enhance school improvement and new strategies to relate to the new needs in higher education.
If you are a prospective student, we provide many degrees and certificate programs in our School of Education. We have programs in elementary, middle, and secondary education, as well as reading education, special education, higher education, K-12 school administration leadership, and learning systems technology.
The School of Education includes faculty with expertise in educational foundations, which looks at how the use of research, measurement, and statistics can critically use data to inform policy. For your convenience, we provide a range of online courses and degree programs for working professionals.
I invite you to strongly consider the UA Little Rock School of Education for your learning development in the field of education. Because of the character of our students, the dedication of our faculty and staff, and the leadership that our graduates bring to the field of education, I know that we are redefining learning by preparing our professionals to TEACH, LEAD, and INNOVATE in Arkansas and the region.
NEWS AND EVENTS
ACCOLADES FOR OUR ONLINE COURSES
SR Education Group, a leading education research publisher founded in 2004, ranked the UA Little Rock School of Education as one of the top online programs for 2018 Most Affordable Online Colleges and 2018 Best Online Colleges. To see our full offering of online degrees in education, visit UA Little Rock Online.
HAVE QUESTIONS? ASK AN ADVISOR.
We’re always happy to answer any questions you might have about our available programs. Use the form below to submit your inquiries to the College of Education and Health Professions Advising & Support Center advisors.