Educational Administration and Supervision


Degrees and Certificates Offered

Education Specialist – This is an existing program but is not accepting new students at this time due to changes in the degree.

Doctor of Education


Program Coordinator Contact Information

Dr. Ibrahim Duyar

Phone: 501.569.3550

Email: ixduyar@ualr.edu


Admission Requirements

Ed.S.

  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • A grade point average (GPA) no lower than 3.0
  • Completed Biographical Data Form
  • Two letters of recommendation addressing potential leadership ability and success in a graduate program
  • Valid teaching license
  • Students must have at least four years’ experience in the content area by the completion of their programs

Conditional Admission:

In order to be eligible for conditional admission, an applicant must meet two out of the four following requirements:

  • Master ’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score of at least 144 on the Verbal Scale.
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score of at least 141 on the Quantitative Scale.
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score of at least a 3.5 on the Analytical Writing section.

Once admitted on this basis, the student must take the following courses as an indicator of his/her scholarly work during the first 12 hours and maintain a 3.5 average GPA:

  • EDAS 8305 School Personnel Administration
  • EDAS 8312 School Business Management and Facilities Planning
  • EDFN 7304 Basic Statistics
  • EDFN 8305 Intermediate Statistics

Ed.D.

  • Master’s or specialist degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.5
  • GRE score of at least 141 on the Verbal, 150 on the Quantitative, and 4.5 on the Analytical Writing sections
  • A valid teaching license (Arkansas or other state)
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation attesting to qualifications of the applicant for this advanced graduate study
  • A professional statement outlining goals and reasons for pursuing graduate study in administration and supervision
  • A guided interview with and approval of the EDAS Program Admissions Committee
  • A writing sample

Conditional Admission:

In order to be eligible for conditional admission, an applicant must meet three out of the four following requirements:

  • Master’s or specialist’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score of at least 146 on the Verbal Scale
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score of at least 141 on the Quantitative Scale
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score of at least a 3.5 on the Analytical Writing section

Once admitted on this basis, the student must take the following courses as an indicator of his/her scholarly work during the first 12 hours and maintain a 4.0 average GPA:

  • EDAS 8303 Advanced Seminar in School Law and Ethics
  • EDAS 8307 Sociocultural Foundations of Educational Policy
  • EDFN 8306 Advanced Research Methods and Techniques
  • EDFN 8308 Advanced Statistics

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